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30 Super Interesting Facts About Roblox

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Here are 30 interesting facts about Roblox

  • Roblox is not a single game, but a collection of more than 50 million games, all created by its community of players. The games range from genres like adventure, role-playing, simulation, obby (obstacle course), and horror.
  • Roblox was founded by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel in 2004. They were inspired by a 2D physics simulator called Interactive Physics, which they had previously developed. They wanted to create a platform where users could create their own 3D worlds and games.
  • Roblox was originally called Dynablocks. The name was changed to Roblox in 2005, as a combination of “robots” and “blocks”. The website roblox.com was launched in 2006.
  • Roblox has more than 100 million active monthly users. It is one of the most popular online gaming platforms in the world, especially among children and teens. It is available on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Xbox One, and Oculus Rift devices.
  • Roblox has its own virtual currency called Robux. Users can buy Robux with real money or earn them by creating and selling items on the platform. Robux can be used to buy items, accessories, game passes, and premium memberships on Roblox.
  • Roblox used to have another currency called Tickets. Tickets were given to users for free every day, and could be exchanged for Robux or used to buy items. Tickets were removed in 2016, as Roblox wanted to simplify its economy and encourage users to create more content.
  • Roblox has a feature called Roblox Studio, which allows users to create and edit their own games using a drag-and-drop interface or a scripting language called Lua. Roblox Studio is also used by Roblox developers to create the official games on the platform.
  • Roblox has a rating system for games, which shows how popular and engaging they are. The rating is based on the number of favorites, likes, and visits that a game receives. Users can also leave comments and feedback on the games they play.
  • Roblox has a social aspect, which allows users to chat with other players, join groups, follow their favorite creators, and send messages. Users can also customize their avatars with clothes, hats, faces, hair, and other items. Some items are free, while others require Robux or a premium membership to purchase.
  • Roblox has an educational purpose, which aims to inspire creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving among its users. Roblox offers free resources and tools for educators and parents to use Roblox in the classroom or at home. Roblox also hosts an annual event called Roblox Education Week, which features workshops, webinars, and challenges for students and teachers.
  • Roblox has a developer program called Roblox Developer Forum, which allows users who are interested in creating games and content for Roblox to learn from each other and get feedback from the Roblox staff. Users who are accepted into the program can access exclusive features, tutorials, and events on the forum.
  • Roblox has a developer exchange program called DevEx, which allows users who have earned at least 100,000 Robux and have a premium membership to exchange their Robux for real money. The exchange rate is $350 per 100,000 Robux. Users can apply for DevEx on the Roblox website.
  • Roblox has an award show called Bloxy Awards, which celebrates the best games, creators, and community members on the platform. The Bloxy Awards are held annually since 2013, and feature categories such as Best Showcase, Best Breakout Game, Best Live Event, and Best Video Content Creator. Users can vote for their favorites and watch the show live on Roblox.
  • Roblox has a music festival called RDC, which stands for Roblox Developers Conference. RDC is an invite-only event that brings together the top developers and creators on Roblox to network, learn from each other, and get updates from the Roblox staff. RDC is held annually since 2015 in different locations around the world.
  • Roblox has a partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures, which allows users to experience movies such as Ready Player One, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Wonder Woman 1984, and Space Jam: A New Legacy on Roblox. Users can play themed games, collect exclusive items, watch trailers, and attend virtual premieres on Roblox.
  • Roblox has a partnership with Netflix, which allows users to experience shows such as Stranger Things and The Umbrella Academy on Roblox. Users can play themed games, collect exclusive items, watch clips, and attend virtual events on Roblox.
  • Roblox has a partnership with Marvel, which allows users to experience characters such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Black Panther, and Captain Marvel on Roblox. Users can play themed games, collect exclusive items, watch videos, and attend virtual events on Roblox.
  • Roblox has a partnership with Hasbro, which allows users to experience brands such as Nerf, Monopoly, Transformers, and My Little Pony on Roblox. Users can play themed games, collect exclusive items, watch videos, and attend virtual events on Roblox.
  • Roblox has a partnership with Gucci, which allows users to experience the luxury fashion brand on Roblox. Users can visit the Gucci Garden, a virtual exhibition that showcases Gucci’s history and culture, and buy digital versions of Gucci items for their avatars.
  • Roblox has a partnership with Lil Nas X, who performed his first virtual concert on Roblox in November 2020. The concert featured songs such as Old Town Road, Panini, and Holiday, and attracted more than 30 million viewers across four shows. Users could also buy Lil Nas X-themed items and emotes for their avatars.
  • Roblox has its own sound library, which contains thousands of sound effects and music tracks that users can use in their games. Users can also upload their own sounds or use sounds from other sources, as long as they have permission and follow the copyright rules.
  • Roblox has its own moderation system, which aims to keep the platform safe and appropriate for all ages. Users can report inappropriate content or behavior, such as swearing, bullying, scamming, or hacking, and the Roblox staff will review and take action if necessary. Users who break the rules may face consequences such as warnings, bans, or account deletion.
  • Roblox has its own parental controls, which allow parents or guardians to manage their children’s accounts and settings. Parents can enable account restrictions, which limit the games that children can play to those that are curated by Roblox; enable chat privacy, which limit who children can chat with; enable pin protection, which prevent children from changing their settings without entering a pin; and enable account deletion request, which allow parents to request the deletion of their children’s accounts if they no longer want them to use Roblox.
  • Roblox supports multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Arabic. Users can change their language preference in their account settings or use the language selector at the bottom of the website.
  • Roblox supports multiple platforms, including Windows PC Mac iOS Android Xbox One Oculus Rift HTC Vive and Amazon devices. Users can play most of the games on any platform but some games may have specific requirements or features that are only available on certain platforms.
  • Robox supports cross-platform play, which means that users can play with each other regardless of what device they are using. For example a user playing on an iPhone can join a game with another user playing on an Xbox One as long as they are playing the same game and have compatible settings such as chat privacy and account restrictions.
  • Robox supports voice chat, which allows users to talk with each other using their device’s microphone while playing certain games. Voice chat is currently available only for Xbox One users but it may be expanded to other platforms in the future. Voice chat is subject to moderation and users can mute or report other users who are being abusive or inappropriate.
  • Robox supports VR mode, which allows users to experience some games in virtual reality using compatible devices such as Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. VR mode enhances immersion and lets users interact with the game world using their head movements hand gestures and controllers. VR mode is optional and users can switch between VR mode and normal mode at any time.
  • Robox supports UGC (user-generated content) is one of the core features of Robox which allows users to create their own games items sounds and videos using Robox Studio or other tools and share them with other users on the platform. UGC empowers creativity collaboration and entrepreneurship among users and makes Robox a diverse and dynamic gaming community.
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