Parental Controls

Parental controls help you manage your children’s video game use, even when you aren’t around.

What would you like to control?

Step 1 of 2
Block by Age Rating
Control Spending
Limit Time Spent
Restrict Communication
Nintendo Switch
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Windows PC
Nintendo Switch
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Windows PC
Nintendo Switch
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Windows PC
Nintendo Switch
Playstation 4
Xbox One

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Additional Resources

Ratings Guide

In-depth information on the ESRB rating system.

Family Discussion Guide

Here are a few conversation starters to help parents and kids talk about the games they’re playing and how to establish house rules for the whole family.

Mobile App

Use our free mobile app to look up rating information, including Rating Summaries, on the go.

ESRB Blog

What parents need to know about loot boxes and other in-game purchases.