Video Games where the player has infinite health

08 Jul 2019 Ref-No#: 2085

Could it be shirk to play video games where the player has infinite health and infinite resources?

Answer

Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

Whilst is is forbidden to play video games if there are animate objects and music or if there is no benefit at all, it will not be Shirk to play a game where the player has infinite health and resources.