16th March 2022

Please find the National Online Safety guide for ‘What Parents Need to Know About Games Consoles‘ below.

Download: What Parents Need to Know About Games Consoles [PDF]

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Much like a television allows you to watch movies or a radio allows you to listen to music, a game console allows you to play video games. The most modern ones are names you might be familiar with – Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox, and Nintendo Switch – and almost all of them can now connect to the internet and be enjoyed online with friends.

In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of potential risks such as the addictive nature of games consoles, inappropriate online content and online chat.