Player and parental control tools

Parental control tools help players, parents and caregivers decide whether their child can communicate with other players or not, limit the amount of time their child spends playing video games, and set a maximum PEGI age rating. They also allow them to disable purchases or set spending limits.

Block by age rating

Limit time spent

Control spending

Restrict communica-tion

Parental controls at your fingertips

All major video game platforms provide tools to parents and guardians to manage children’s spending within the video game, so that children do not engage in any financial transactions without the consent of parents.

Additional Resources

Video Games Europe’s national members have launched information and education initiatives across Europe in local languages to inform parents and players about responsible gameplay.