minimum age according to Episode.
13+ minimum age according to Episode.

*Google Play has rated Episode [M] for mature.

What is Episode?

Episode is an interactive mobile storytelling game where you can create your own ‘show’ using animated content. You can choose from a range of content including romance, heartbreak, mystery and drama-themed content, content based on television shows or films, or content featuring original storylines starring real celebrities. The subscription-based game also uses crowd-sourced content, where you can write and submit your own ‘Episodes’ through the companion app, Episode Studio. Users can communicate in Episode through game interactions, forum chat, voice chat and private messaging.

Website: episodeinteractive.com/
Apps: Android app, Amazon App Store, Apple iOS app 

How do people use Episode?

Learn more about the risks and benefits associated with mobile storytelling games like Episode.

Episode is used for: content sharing, gaming, in-app purchasing, messaging/online chat and screen capture.

How can you report inappropriate content, cyberbullying or harassment?

These links are provided by Episode:

  • Be kind to each other
    Learn about Episode’s zero tolerance policy for cyberbullying, harassment and negative or violent content.
  • Submit a request
    Submit a request or complaint to the developers of Episode.

How can you protect your personal information and safety?

These links are provided by Episode:

  • Privacy Policy
    Learn how Episode collects, stores and shares information about you.
  • Respecting Privacy and Safety
    Learn about protecting the privacy and safety of yourself and others while playing Episode.
  • Safety Concerns
    Get help for yourself or another player if you are concerned about suicide, eating disorders or cyberbullying.

Key links

This link is provided by Episode:

  • Content Guidelines
    Learn about objectionable or offensive content and copyright infringement in Episode.

Last updated: 05/06/2024

The eSafety Guide helps you find out how to protect your personal information and report harmful content on common social media, games, apps and sites. Entries are for information only and are not reviews or endorsements by eSafety. Before choosing to use any online service or platform it’s best to:

  • do your own research to understand the risks and benefits
  • check the age rating and requirements
  • consider privacy
  • check the permissions and other settings
  • check the in-app reporting options.

If you are a parent or carer who is deciding whether a child should be allowed to use an online service or platform, you can also:

  • consider your child's readiness for the types of content and experiences they might encounter
  • help them understand what to do if they need help
  • provide ongoing support and monitoring, for example through regular check-ins with your child
  • agree to some rules about use of each service or platform.

To find out more, you can read the App checklist for parents, as well as information about parental controls in social media, games and apps and mental wellbeing resources for families.