Online safety & EDUCATION
Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is committed to providing a welcoming environment for everyone – including our youngest and most vulnerable players.
We take a multilayered approach to online safety, combining:
- Technology innovations like advanced parental control functions and voice chat reporting
- Player education to foster a supportive, respectful community
- Trained moderation and human oversight
We continue to invest in ensuring that the PlayStation Network is a space where people of all ages are comfortable having fun with others.
PlayStation Network Terms of ServiceOnce a player joins PlayStation™Network (PSN) and creates an account, they can manage their account settings to tailor their PlayStation experience according to their needs.
Community Code of ConductThe Community Code of Conduct provides guidelines for using PlayStation Network (PSN) to enhance the gaming setting where respect and safety are mutual.
Hate SpeechWe do not tolerate any form of hate speech on PlayStation Network.
Online Safety, Account Security, and Privacy
Online Safety ToolsOnce a player joins PlayStation™Network (PSN) and creates an account, they can manage their account settings to tailor their PlayStation experience according to their needs.
PlayStation Parental ControlsParental Controls on PS5 consoles can help parents manage their children’s PlayStation experience. Creating accounts for your children allows you to customize their privacy settings, spending limits, playtime schedules, and access to games based on their ratings.
Our Shared Commitment to Safer Gaming
SIE has partnered with Nintendo, on behalf of its community of Nintendo Switch players, and Xbox to define and support a common set of principles aimed at advancing user safety and making products and services as safe as possible for users. Learn more about our shared commitment to safer gaming.