Battle Bay

-4.02
Toxic
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-3.57

1 votes
Grinding -
1 / 0 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

1 votes
Advertisements -
1 / 0 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

1 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
1 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

1 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
1 / 0 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 10 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-4.35

1 votes
Premium Currency -
1 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

1 votes
Pay to Win -
1 / 0 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

1 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
1 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

1 votes
Pay to Skip -
1 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

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

1 votes
Recurring Fee -
1 / 0 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

1 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
1 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

1 votes
Power Creep -
1 / 0 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

1 votes
Waste Aversion -
1 / 0 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

1 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
1 / 0 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 1 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-2.62

1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
1 / 0 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

1 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
1 / 0 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

1 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
1 / 0 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

1 votes
Competition -
1 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

1 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 1 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-3.57

1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
1 / 0 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

1 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
1 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

1 votes
Complete the Collection -
1 / 0 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

1 votes
Variable Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 49,663 votes.



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Screenshot Choose a ship, select your weapons and go to battle against opponents around the world. Use team strategy and firepower to take your fleet to the top - it's sink or win!

– Choose your ship –
Shooter has a big array of weapons, Speeder is fast and furious, Enforcer is agile and versatile, Defender is a floating tank, and Fixer keeps friendly teammates floating. Level up your ships for more hit points and power!

– Collect weapons –
Collect, upgrade and evolve your weapons to gain more firepower. Choose from a huge selection of destructive, defensive or utility items. Acquire special perks to further enhance the power of your gear. Whatever fits your play style and keeps your team from sinking!

– Host your own battles –
Host a competition with your friends and guild mates in Custom Battles. Create a lobby and invite up to 10 players into 2 teams, plus up to 5 spectators. Play your own 5v5 tournaments or prove your skills in 1v1 duels.

– Join a Guild –
Team up with your friends by joining or creating a guild. Guild leaderboards pit your crew against other bands of blast-happy captains. Who will rise to the top?

– Take on quests and achievements –
Finish quests to earn gold and sugar or go on a guild quest marathon for a chance to earn spectacular loot. Pass achievements to earn pearls and powerful items. Prove your Infamy by competing in ranked two-week tournaments for exclusive rewards!

– VIP Subscription –
Battle Bay offers a VIP subscription service that grants its members exclusive benefits:

+50% Ad-Free bonus to Battle Rewards
+20% faster Crew Training
One free Daily Shop Refresh
Access to VIP Chat Channel

The VIP membership subscription is available as a weekly or monthly purchase at a price of $4.99 / week or $9.99 / month. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account starting at the initial confirmation of the VIP Subscription purchase. Your VIP subscription will automatically renew 24-hours before the end of the current payment period. Manage subscription auto-renewal in iTunes Account Settings. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period. Cancellation will take effect at the start of the next subscription period.

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