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Ensure you have selected the “Restricted Mode” in the users settings for younger players. This ensures they can only play games that have been approved by Roblox itself as suitable for a wide audience. You can also specify how they interact with other users in these settings.
Players over 13 can use the voice chat "Spatial Voice" proximity to talk to any players that are near them in the game. To turn this on you need to verify your age with government ID and a selfie photo. This then automatically sets your age and lets you turn on voice chat in the game, as indicated by the microphone above your head.
Release Date: 15/06/2016, updated in 2022
Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS
Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Players: 1 (100 online)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Platform, Puzzle, Rhythm, Role-Play and Strategy
Accessibility: 13 features
Cross-Platform: You can play Roblox with people on different systems: Xbox One, PC, Mac, mobile.
You can play this game in the following styles:
The PEGI "!" rated equates to PEGI 12 limits on console settings. This means that players can't access the game if the console is limited to play only PEGI 7 content.
7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. Some Roblox games are aimed at younger players, but you need to be able to cope with interacting with others. Also, many of the games require resilience and fine movement control. By the time children are 11- or 12-years-old they have usually graduated to other games, although Roblox games like Phantom Forces and Jail Break extend this audience into the older age groups.
Account RatingAccount required for online play that has 13 years old as minimum age. Players can be under 13 but will have more restricted experience. Any player under 18 requires parent or guardian's consent to agree to the Terms of Service when creating an account.
Players over 13 can use the voice chat "Spatial Voice" to talk to any players that are near them in the game. To turn this on you need to verify your age with government ID and a selfie photo. This then automatically sets your age and lets you turn on voice chat in the game, as indicated by the microphone above your head.
You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
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The subscription grants 450 Robux a month as well as discounts on buying more Robux and access to selling and trading items with other subscribed Roblox players. The games generally encourage the spending of Robux to progress as a proportion of the money spent goes to the person who creates the game. This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. This includes a regular subscription fee (known as a 'battle/season pass') to unlock access to reward items and other aspects of the game.
You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
Some Roblox games offer "loot box" style purchases. These are required to disclose the odds of getting each item, regardless of how it is purchased.
In the game you are limited in how many Robux you can buy in one transaction:
- £0.99 for 80 Robux
- £4.99 for 400 Robux
- £9.99 for 800 Robux
But outside the game, you can make larger purchases. Up to £199.99 for 22,500 Robux on Xbox. And up to £23.99 on iOS and £184.99 on Android.
You can also subscribe to get 450 Robux a month as well as discounts on buying more Robux and access to selling and trading items with other subscribed Roblox players. The games generally encourage the spending of Robux to progress as a proportion of the money spent goes to the person who creates the game.
Amazon Prime Gaming subscribers can claim exclusive in-game items, like the Banandolier accessory, by visiting gaming.amazon.com and entering the code at roblox.com/primegaming. Prime Gaming is included free for Amazon Prime members.
Not all games offer difficulty settings, however with thousands of games to choose from many are easier to play, low pressure and don't require fast relations. Few Roblox games offer customisable difficulty though.
While long narrative is rare, you need to read small text on menus and even smaller text to identify other players in the game.
Tablet games offer the option to tap to move, dynamic thumbstick (where ever you touch the screen), static thumbstick (always in the corner). On Xbox, you can view the controller buttons any time by pressing the Menu button, but you can't remap them.
You can zoom in and out on tablet and smartphone versions. You can pick different camera modes. On PC you can select "Shift Lock" for a first-person view.
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