Princess Connect! Re: Dive

-2.65
Bad
Price: Free
Ads: No
In App Purchases: Yes

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Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 9 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 5 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-2.45

2 votes
Playing by Appointment -
2 / 0 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

2 votes
Daily Rewards -
2 / 0 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

2 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
2 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

2 votes
Wait To Play -
2 / 0 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

1 votes
1 votes
Grinding -
1 / 1 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

2 votes
Advertisements -
0 / 2 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

2 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 2 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 13 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 8 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-2.08

2 votes
Premium Currency -
2 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

2 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
2 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

2 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
2 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

1 votes
1 votes
Pay to Win -
1 / 1 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

1 votes
1 votes
Pay to Skip -
1 / 1 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

1 votes
1 votes
Recurring Fee -
1 / 1 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

1 votes
1 votes
Power Creep -
1 / 1 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

1 votes
1 votes
Pay Wall -
1 / 1 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

1 votes
1 votes
Waste Aversion -
1 / 1 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

1 votes
1 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
1 / 1 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

1 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 1 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 8 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 6 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.94

2 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
2 / 0 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

2 votes
Reciprocity -
2 / 0 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

2 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
2 / 0 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

2 votes
Competition -
2 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

2 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 2 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

2 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 2 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

2 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 2 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 11 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 3 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-3.47

2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
2 / 0 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

2 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
2 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

2 votes
Variable Rewards -
2 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

2 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
2 / 0 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

1 votes
1 votes
Complete the Collection -
1 / 1 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

1 votes
1 votes
Illusion of Control -
1 / 1 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

1 votes
1 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
1 / 1 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (0.00) with 0 votes.
Google Play:  (4.64) with 5,721 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Playing by Appointment reported on Jun 6, 2022
There are daily missions that give you stamina if you log in next day/second half of the day (depends on timezone), but before daily reset.
Wait To Play reported on Jun 6, 2022
Stamina limits how many stages you can clear. Battle and Princess Arenas have timout period after each fight. Some in-house furniture has upgrade timers.
Reciprocity reported on Jun 6, 2022
You can ask your guildmates for equipment pieces.
Artificial Scarcity reported on Jun 6, 2022
Limited time gacha banners, limited time events, clan battles, limited time jewel packs.
Power Creep reported on Jun 6, 2022
New characters are usually better than older ones.
Optimism and Frequency Biases reported on Jun 6, 2022
Girls are disappointed if you lose a level.
Infinite Treadmill reported on Jun 6, 2022
Being a service game means that the game will end only when it will not make enough money.
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Jun 6, 2022
Gacha.
Competition reported on Jun 6, 2022
Battle Arena and Princess Arena allow you to fight teams of other people. In Clan Battles your clan competes with other clans for highest place on a leaderboard for prizes.
Grinding reported on Jun 6, 2022
You need to: Grind EXP potions to level up girls; Grind mana to level up their skills (limited by girl's level); Grind equipment pieces to make equipment and upgrade it with crystals (higher end equipment can consist of other equipment that can also consist of several other equipment that can also consist of other equipment); Grind hearts, heart shards and memory pieces for Unique equipment; Grind mana to make and upgrade things above; Everything is timegated, but you are welcomed to pay to skip


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Screenshot A tale that resonates: the tremendously popular RPG, Princess Connect, is here for a global audience.


Princess Connect! Re: Dive is finally available worldwide! A blockbuster title that enveloped Japan and China with its success, the game arrives upon new shores thanks to an exciting collaboration between Crunchyroll Games, Cygames, and funplex.

Begin your journey across the land of Astraea with Heroines!

◆ A Wondrous Tale Told Through Beautiful Animation ◆
Mesmerizing cinematics produced by the renowned animation studios!
Full of story and wonderfully animated scenes!

◆ Simple Yet Deep Real-Time Battles ◆
Charming Heroines partake in spirited real-time battles!
Just tap to activate their UNION BURSTS and gorgeous cut-in animations!
Select characters with unique skills to form your favorite team!

◆ Deepen Your Bond With Your Heroines ◆
Ascend and strengthen the characters by leveling up and equipping epic weapons!
Cultivate your bond with each Heroine and unlock special story content!

◆ Voiced By Your Favorite Actresses! ◆
More than 50 Heroines exceptionally voiced await you in Astraea!
Pecorine (VA: M•A•O)
Kokkoro (VA: Miku Ito)
Karyl (VA: Rika Tachibana)
Yui (VA: Risa Taneda)
Hiyori (VA: Nao Toyama)
Rei (VA: Saori Hayami)
Hatsune (VA: Ayaka Ohashi)
Miyako (VA: Sora Amamiya)
Maho (VA: Maaya Uchida)

◆ Main Theme Composition
Kohei Tanaka

◆ Main Scenario
Akira