BitLife - Life Simulator

App review by Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Make text-based choices from cradle to grave; not for kids.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 41 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 222 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+


People overreact to this game way too much. It may contain sex but most kids in 6th or 7th grade have already learned about that in school. It's not bad. It's for 11+ though.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
3 people found this helpful.
age 14+

Great for teens

It’s a pretty cool game, but it mentions sex and drugs (not in an overtly crude manner, but still too much for anyone younger than 14). It’s fun though and doesn’t talk about anything more than most 14 year olds already know about.
3 people found this helpful.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Pricing structure: Free (optional $1.99 in-app purchase to remove ads; $4.99 to become a "Bitizen" for more content; $.99 to use the "Time Machine" and revisit choices)
  • Release date: December 11, 2018
  • Category: Simulation Games
  • Publisher: Candywriter LLC
  • Version: 1.7.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 8.0 or later
  • Last updated: March 5, 2020

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For kids who love simulation games and critical thinking

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