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Players must have full accounts on Twitch and Discord in order to use these updates within the game. Both platforms claim users must be 13+ to create an account, but there is no age verification process.
The public nature of these platforms is a concern as it significantly increases the capacity for stranger interaction. As both are public platforms used for a variety of games, players may be exposed to inappropriate material from other players, videos, or games.
While Discord requires you to have an account to view the platform, Twitch does not. One of our testers was able to search and watch Among Us videos on Twitch without an account simply by visiting the site. They were exposed to inappropriate material almost immediately.
Among Us developers began to roll out new updates to the game across platforms. These updates include:
Users who make offensive comments, harass others, or cheat can now be reported by other players. say that all reports will be read by real people and consequences for inappropriate behavior will range from a temporary to permanent ban.