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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 5
PlayStation 4
Xbox
Windows PC
Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5
PlayStation 4
Xbox
Windows PC
Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5
PlayStation 4
Xbox
Windows PC
Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5
PlayStation 4
Xbox One
Windows PC

Parental Controls

What Parental Controls Can Do For You – Setting parental controls on your family’s game consoles and other devices will help you manage your children’s video game use, even when you’re not around. In just a few minutes, you can activate features to block games by rating, control spending, limit the time your children play, and restrict online communication.

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Nintendo Switch
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PlayStation 5
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PlayStation 4
Xbox Parental Controls
Xbox
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Windows PC

Additional Resources

Ratings Guide

In-depth information on the ESRB rating system.

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Family Gaming Guide

A user-friendly guide to help provide you with the key information you need to manage your kids' video game experiences.

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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.