Game Systems are another area where #ParentsNeedToKnow about parental controls.  Of course, each brand has their own proprietary system and parental control settings.  The good news is that the parental controls provided on Xbox, PS and Nintendo gaming products have drastically improved over the years.  Below, find links to their instructions as well as instructions provided from other websites for setting up parental controls on your family’s game systems.  Full website links are included so you can easily see where they go and we will attempt to keep them current.  Please contact us if you find a broken link.

From Digital Trends (all systems)

http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/video-games-how-to-setup-parental-controls-version-1431990207/8/

Xbox One

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/xbox-one-parental-controls,news-17893.html

http://support.xbox.com/en-US/browse/xbox-one/security/Privacy%20and%20online%20safety

Xbox 360

http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-360/security/xbox-live-parental-control

http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-360/security/parental-safeguards

PS4:

https://support.us.playstation.com/articles/en_US/KC_Article/PS4-Parental-Controls/

http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57612153-285/setting-up-parental-controls-on-the-playstation-4/

http://internet-safety.yoursphere.com/2013/11/playstation-4-parental-controls/

Nintendo Products:

http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/10530

 

 

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