Over One Billion Hours of Engagement Spent Each Month
SAN MATEO, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) -Roblox, a global online platformer bringing people together through play, today announced it surpassed 100 million monthly active users. Each month, players around the world spend more than one billion hours using Roblox. To celebrate, Roblox released a free virtual item, an exclusive gold bar shoulder accessory, available in the Catalog for a limited time.
""We started Roblox over a decade ago with a vision to bring people from all over the world together," said founder and CEO David Baszucki. "Roblox began with just 100 players and a handful of creators who inspired one another, unlocking this ground of creativity, collaboration, and imagination that continues to grow. "
Roblox lets players customize their own unique avatars with many 50 percent of players updating their avatars each month. Players can invite or join their friends as they explore the different experiences developed by the global community of creators. Over 50 percent of weekly users on Roblox play with their friends, fostering a collaborative and connected community.
"The Roblox community has made a massive impact on my life. "My love for building things led to Roblox when I was in seventh grade, and I made friends with others who liked to build things too," said Joseph Brosnihan, Roblox member since 2007 "Roblox inspired me to study math and programming, and to encourage another developer, I have applied for many internships I first met on Roblox. Now, I'm helping build the future of Roblox as an engineer at the company. "
The milestone comes just a week ahead of the fifth annual Roblox Developers Conference (RDC) where hundreds of game designers, scripters, builders, and artists from across the globe will get a sneak peek at the latest innovations
A truly different group, 40 percent of players on Roblox are female. The community is global, with players and creators in over 200 countries. Roblox is currently available in Brazilian Portuguese, English, French, German, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, and Spanish.
Roblox's vision is to bring the world together through play. Every month, more than 100 million people around the world have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive digital experiences. All of these experiences are built by the Roblox community, made up of over two million creators. We believe in building a safe, civil, and diverse community — one that inspires and fosters creativity and positive relationships between people around the world. For more information, please visit corp.roblox.com.
Teresa Brewer / Roblox Corporation
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