Port Adelaide Official App - Telstra Media
Official app for Port Adelaide Football Club
No gambling content found in the levels played
This review of Port Adelaide Official App was completed by the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) on 6 April 2014.
About the app
This section contains details about the app provided by an ACCM Reviewer.
|Name of app:||Port Adelaide Official App|
|Developed by:||Telstra Media|
|Platform reviewed:||Apple App Store, Google Play|
|ACCM suggested age:||8+ due to in-app purchasing.|
|Gambling content advice:||No gambling content found in the levels played|
This review of Port Adelaide Official App contains the following information:
- The level to which the game was reviewed
- App description
- Reviewers comments
- In App purchasing
- Online information
- Advertising and product placement
- Gender stereo types and sexual references
- Coarse language
- Game playing behaviour which may be of concern to some parents
The Official Port Adelaide Football Club app contains a diverse range of features, including all the latest team news, videos, player profiles, and scores streamed live to a user's phone (no refresh is required).
This app provides fans of the Port Adelaide Football club with a means of remaining up-to-date with all associated information, news, events and merchandise. On the home screen of the app, the next game played by Port Adelaide is listed (e.g. 'Port Adelaide vs Kangaroos, ES 04:10pm UPCOMING'). Within the News and Videos tab, the app contains news articles related to the team, their games and its players (e.g. 'AFL Fantasy: Round 3', 'Ollie Wines gest pranked on Nova', etc). This section also contains videos (e.g. 'Port Adelaide v Norwood SANFL Highlights', 'Adelaide Oval Montage'). The Fixtures and Results tab includes information on rounds completed, how much the winning team won by, the date and time the round took place, etc). The Players tab has a list of individual players containing photos and names. It is possible to read additional information about them, including their height, weight, date of birth, as well as information on gameplay (such as goals, average disposals, marks, tackles, hitouts, etc). Within the Ladder tab, there is information on all of the national AFL teams, the points and percentages they received for their individual games, and whether they lost or won their last five games.
Within the Fans MVP, fans can register/log in and select/vote for their favourite players. The Membership tab includes a range of individual membership packages which users can elect to purchase. The app contains detailed information on each of these, as well as international membership options and an easy-pay option over ten months. Membership lasts 12 months. The Shop tab allows users to access the official Port Adelaide megastore and purchase any official AFL and SANFL merchanrise. All of the profits from products sold go to the football club itself.
There is a Twitter tab that allows access to the official Port Adelaide Twitter page. It is possible to sign in and follow the page. The app also allows users to set up Notification alerts, for things such as Match Starts and Team Announcements. The 'More' tab includes things such as offering users the ability to give feedback related to the app, to rate the app, and to read the FAQ and Terms and Conditions.
There are no overt risks with using the app in regards to inappropriate or mature content. However, the in-app purchasing components may require some adult supervision for very younger children using the app.
Within the Membership tab, there is a range of membership packages users may elect to purchase.
The most expensive two packages include:
- 'Club 1870': Adult package priced at $750, Concession priced at $560, Junior priced at $250. This package has grand final tickets, Power home games, Magpies home and away games, inner sanctum events, reserved seating, etc.
- 'Black Diamond': Adult priced at $610, Concession priced at $400, Junior priced at $200. This package is the same as above, but does not include inner sanctum events or Magpie games.
The least expensive packages include:
- 'PET': Adult priced at $20. This package offers no game access, but offers a pet tag and lead, as well as a 2014 Member Pack.
- 'Baby': Junior priced at $25. This package offers no game access, but offer a certificate, Power dinner set and a placemat.
Within the Shop tab, users can browse through and purchase merchandise related to the sporting team. Users can buy things such as guernseys for both men and women (this is the sport attire the players wear), badges, footballs, mugs, iPhone covers, and memorabilia. Prices range from $2 (for badges) to $2,495 (for framed memorabilia pieces).
Users may view the official football club Twitter page, and sign in with their own Twitter account in order to follow it.
No gambling content found during the review.
There are no ads visible within this app.
There are no sexual references and gender stereotypes are not an issue.
This app contains no coarse language, and appears to be closely monitored.
This is an information app and not a game.
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No gambling content found in the levels played