Roblox is a global gaming platform that allows players to create and share their own virtual worlds with friends and other players around the world. With more than 150 million active users, it is one of the most popular gaming platforms in the world. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting facts about Roblox. From its origins to the most popular games, we will explore the fascinating world of 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$).Embed from Getty Images
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!Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images
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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