Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D codes models and games. It offers a platform for emerging and independent game developers.

Type Private
Founded 2006
HQ San Mateo, CA, US

Official Links October 2023

Roblox competitors

Roblox’s top competitors include FlowPlay, Epic Games, Unity Technologies and Mojang.
FlowPlay: FlowPlay is a company developing browser-based virtual world technology and multiplayer games.
Epic Games; Epic Games is a video game and software development company.
Unity Technologies: Unity Technologies is a computer software company that offers end-to-end development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR, and AR games and apps.
Mojang: Mojang is a company operating as a games development studio.

What is Roblox?

Roblox is a multiplayer online game released in 2006 made of virtual bricks created by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel. It is the Number 1 game most played by children and adolescents. The game is written in Lua language. This game is designed for children from 4 to 7 years.
Robloxians are players who play on Roblox. They can move with their keyboards and move the camera with the mouse. Robloxians can also chat with other players in games.
When you create Roblox games, you can change your costume such as hat, t-shirt, face by buying or paying with Robux.

History of Roblox

Roblox was created by David Baszuscki in 2003 and was officially released in beta, then the game was called Dynablocks.
In 2007 it became possible to personalize the clothes. Later, it was also possible to put buttons in the “Report Abuse” player profiles, which means “Report Abuse.” In August 2007, Roblox added the Builder Club, TBC (Turbo Builder Club) and OBC (Outrageous Builder Club), which were used to develop their account and create more games.
In 2010, Roblox began implementing body shapes that BC, TBC and OBC could buy with virtual money.
In 2011, Roblox has more than 5.4 million user-created games.
On December 11, 2012, Roblox released the ability to play with iOS and Android on smartphones and touchpads.
On April 11, 2013, Roblox co-founder Erik Cassel died in 2013 after three years of fighting cancer.
On January 24, 2015, Roblox suffered a DDOS attack.
Roblox announced the launch of Roblox for Xbox One in December 2015.
Roblox players can only form groups if they are BC, TBC and OBC. NBC (non-Builder club) can join up to 5 groups. Groups can have allies, just like their enemies.

External Sources

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