Explained: What is Roblox & Why People Are Crazy For it?

Have you ever wondered What is Roblox? and when was roblox made. How did it become so admirable? Everything is explained here.
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One of the highest played games with over 100 million active users monthly, Roblox has been in the same league as Minecraft and Fortnite for a while now. This has been growing so fast because of the uniqueness it has to offer. Roblox isn’t just one game but has a collection of over 50m games in it for the gamers to choose from and play.

The developers don’t create all these games. Some of them were, and Roblox then gave the provision to the community members to design their games and allow people to play those. Roblox could be played on PCs, Computers, mobile phones, etc., and has a broad compatibility base which makes it more accessible than the rest. This game has allowed people to provide and curate original gaming content and thus try their hands out in gaming.

It is an interactive game that offers just a multiplayer gaming theme and allows people to create their IDs and add their friends and play with them. They can chat, add new people, and can talk with each other while playing this game. It was first initially launched in 2006 when it didn’t have a big fanbase. But it has been growing vastly over the past few years, and with its developing and engaging features, it won’t be long until it takes over the internet by storm and becomes the most favorite gaming website of all time.

Both children and adults play Roblox alike, and it has been noted that 40% of Roblox’s traffic is women and girls. Around 1.5 million children play Roblox in the UK, making it one of the most popular applications to exist there other than the social media forms children consume.

Why did Roblox become so valuable and admired by gamers?

Roblox has been a hit because it allows the players to have the freedom to make games. During the pandemic, when children and adults were forced to stay at home alike, Roblox’s database increased massively. Many people tried their hands at game development on this app, which the children played and loved. Its proprietary development platform in which the players build the games and the levels on their Mac or PC and then submit it to Roblox for verification is what makes it unique.

Many students use this as an excellent option to have projects on their resumes, which helps them in their future and is also quite fun and exciting. Since this has been a very famous and popular gaming website for the gamers and streamers on YouTube, this has attracted many kids to their website, which keeps increasing the user base like crazy. Once they join, the exciting system of creating money and having Robux stored with them to use to buy weapons, or skins, etc., make it a unique and engaging option for teenagers and kids.

What Is Robux?

There is an in-app purchase system in Roblox, which is how they pay their developers. The currency used in Roblox, which the players can purchase and use in buying items in the game itself, is called Robux. You can earn Robux and then use it to purchase items in the game. There are a lot of levels of Robux in the game, which you can use to buy accessories or even exchange at certain levels with other currencies.

You can earn dollars in minigames by winning and performing tasks, and if you want more dollars or other specific items in the game, you can use the Robux to purchase them. You can also add 450 Robux per month for $4.99, or you can use gift cards and vouchers to buy them.

Catalog In Roblox

Catalog in Roblox is a chest kind of a thing where all the customizations, accessories, and skins are stored and sold. You can purchase clothes, accessories, hair, and other weapons and items that you can use and make your avatar look better and exciting. You can keep purchasing these with the Robux you earn, or you buy.

You can have your custom-made items sold as well. You have to develop your content and wait for Roblox to verify it and then actually go around and sell it by uploading it in the catalogue. This is their proprietary based platform and has helped many budding developers test their skills and talents on the platform of their favorite game. The players can even check out the previous prices on the list to not pay a lot for a cheap item. 

You can keep customizing and forming your avatar, which will make you look more relaxed and more enjoyable.

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Murphy Wilson
Murph is a gamer journalist based in Dallas TX, USA. He loves to be around both new and old-gen gaming consoles. He has a vast collection of physical gaming discs from PS1s to PS4s. You can find his home as a gaming museum.