NBA 2K23 Restricted From Using Communication Features, Parental Bug

NBA 2K23 has been recently released on most major platforms, including Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. The game was met with a lot of excitement from fans, due to many new features and upgraded technical aspects such as graphics. Aside from a few minor issues, the game has also been a mostly bug-free experience so far. However, when trying to play the game, players have been getting the following message: “You’re restricted from using communication features. If your parent or guardian set this restriction, you can send them a request to let you use communication features just for this game.” So what is causing this NBA 2K23 Restricted From Using Communication Features Parental Bug and is there a way to fix it? We have the answer right here.

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NBA 2K23 Restricted From Using Communication Features, Parental Bug
NBA 2K23 Restricted From Using Communication Features, Parental Bug

NBA 2K23 Parental Bug, Restricted from Using Communication Features Explained

This bug is occurring even for players that do not have any parental restrictions set on their PlayStation devices. Many of these are no longer underaged, so seeing this message has been a confusing experience for a lot of NBA 2K23 fans. But why is it happening in the first place? Well, the answer is very simple – this is occurring because the PlayStation Network is undergoing maintenance. So because PSN is down, this is causing issues for many games, NBA 2K23 being one of them.

As for how to fix this Parental Bug on NBA 2K23, the only thing you can do on your end about this is to be patient and wait until PSN is back online and working as intended. Currently, there is no official information from PlayStation regarding why this is happening and when PSN is going to be up and running normally again. Here’s how and where to check PSN status.

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