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No parental controls for Xbox in Europe

No parental controls for Xbox in Europe

Microsoft's Xbox apparently ships across Europe without parental controls. A kind of parental control has been announced for America, but no details are known yet. Perhaps it is a question of a password query that is used for games with critical ratings.

Or a general possible suppression of blood, which would then require support from the game developers. Boris Schneider-Johne, PR manager at Xbox, confirmed that there would be no such function in Europe and justified it with the non-uniform standards in Europe. In Germany alone there is the UKS (entertainment software self-regulation) and FSK (voluntary self-regulation for the film industry).