Garena Free Fire age cap: Can children below 18 years play?

  • Are you a Garena Free Fire player? If so, know the Free Fire age requirement to play the game here.
By HT TECH
| Updated on Dec 04 2021, 05:00 PM IST
Garena Free Fire can be played by children and adults too. However, for children below 18 years of age parental consent is required.
Garena Free Fire can be played by children and adults too. However, for children below 18 years of age parental consent is required. (Garena Free Fire Website)

Among all the battle royale mobile gaming platforms, Garena Free Fire has its own special place as it is not only loved by adults, even children enjoy playing it. This can be gauged from the fact that Free Fire is also one of the most downloaded games worldwide. Free Fire keeps players captivated with its thrilling battle royale mode and on top of that attracts more players by providing opportunities to win a vast range of rewards and prizes. Since the game is full of violence, before getting started it is important for children to know the age requirement.

Garena Free Fire age rating in the Google Play and Apple App Stores depends on the ratings system in a specific country. In most countries, Free Fire is rated 13+. In any case, as stated in the Terms of Service of the game, players who have not reached 18 years old or the relevant age of majority (“child/children”) are required to seek parental consent before registering to play the game. If you are a parent or guardian creating an account on behalf of your child, you are also required to agree to the Terms of Service before registering an account.

In addition, if your child is below the age of majority, and you do not consent to the processing of their data, you can reach out to the Data Protection Officer. It can be noted that parental consent is required for children to play the game in order to provide safety and security to the children.

Garena Free Fire: What control can a parent have over a child's account?

Both Google and Apple offer a range of settings that empower parents to control various aspects such as which apps your children can access and how they make in-app purchases. Parents should carefully go through them and understand the same before giving their consent. They should be very careful and thereby ensure their children remain safe while playing the game.

In case, permission is granted by parents, here is how to download Garena Free Fire

Free Fire is available for download on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

Step 1: Go to Google Play Store from your Android smartphone.

Step 2: Tap on the search option and search for Free Fire.

Step 3: As you will find the game click on install option.

Step 4: The game will be downloaded on your phone. You can log in to the game using your Google account or Facebook account.

iOS users can download the game by going to the App Store and search for Garena Free Fire.

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First Published Date: 04 Dec, 03:54 PM IST
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