The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a video game rating organization created to protect minors. All Crash Bandicoot games have been rated by it. Its ratings are:
- EC: Aimed at toddlers around the age of 3.
- E: Suitable for everyone. Most Crash Bandicoot games have been rated this. Crash Bandicoot and Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back were rated K-A (Kids to Adults), an obsolete rating that was replaced by E in 1998.
- E10: Suitable for ages 10 and older. Radical's Crash games tend to have been rated this.
- T: Suitable for people aged 13 and older.
- M: Only suitable for people aged 17 and older.
- AO: Only suitable for people aged 18 and older.
- RP: Used for games that do not yet have a rating.