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Top 10 Facts About Roblox

1. Roblox has been around since 2006

Roblox has been around since 2006 – making it 15-years-old!

2. Roblox was created by David Baszucki 

Roblox was created by David Baszucki, the idea came from a 2D physics simulator he made.

3. The game was originally called Dynablocks

The game was originally called Dynablocks! We think Roblox is a much better name!

4. The currency in Roblox is called Robux

The currency in Roblox is called Robux.

Currency is something you use to buy things with, for example in the UK we use the Great British Pound (£) to purchase things from shops etc – but in the world of Roblox they use Robux (R$).

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5. Roblox is free to play

Roblox is free to play. Unlike some games where you have to pay to play, you can enjoy Roblox for free.

6. You can make your games on Roblox

You can make your games on Roblox. The most popular games are played by up to 100,000 people simultaneously!

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7. Nearly a quarter of British children play Roblox

Nearly a quarter of children play Roblox! An annual survey of 20,000 British children, suggested that 24% of 10- to 12-year-olds played Roblox.

8. Pet Simulator Adopt Me! Is the most popular Roblox game of all time

Pet simulator Adopt Me! Is the most popular Roblox game of all time, with over 23.78 billion visits as of July 2021!

That’s 3 times the population of the whole entire world!

9. There’s a Roblox University

There’s a Roblox University!

For children who are serious about building games and various elements inside, Roblox has published a series of videos on YouTube which they have dubbed Roblox University.

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10. You can use Roblox on multiple platforms


You can use Roblox on multiple platforms. Roblox is available on iOS, Android, Amazon’s App Store, Xbox One, and Windows 10, and Mac. 

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