What are people saying about
Minecraft: Pocket Edition?

O2 Guru’s Top Tip for Minecraft: Pocket Edition

O2 Guru Rosa says:

“Make sure you block possibly expensive in-app purchases in this popular children's game. They can range from £1.99 to £99 and are simple for kids to do. Head to your settings page to make sure your kids and wallet are protected.”

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What's the right age for Minecraft: Pocket Edition?

7+

Minecraft: Pocket Edition says

This is the PEGI rating. However, Minecraft’s Terms of Use give a minimum age of 13 (March 2017).

10+

Our panel of parents say

Based on our independent panel of nearly 700 parents, surveyed through YouGov in January 2017.

7+

Children say

Based on 1,696 responses from children and young people in December 2016 and January 2017.

7+

Net Aware visitors say

Based on 1632 votes from visitors to the Net Aware site – you can vote too.

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Is content on Minecraft: Pocket Edition suitable for children and young people?

We asked young people and parents to tell us about the content they came across on Minecraft: Pocket Edition. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:

Sexual

Low Risk

Violence and hatred

Medium Risk

Bullying

Low Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Low Risk

Other

Low Risk

15% of parents reported seeing violent or hateful content on Minecraft Pocket Edition.

32% of young people reported seeing violence and hatred. 9% reported bullying.

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