I prefer to assume I find out about what’s huge on the earth of videogames – in spite of everything, I do write about them for a dwelling. But someway, Roblox retains escaping my consideration, even supposing it’s one of many largest video games on the earth. That imprecise phrase doesn’t actually do it justice, both, now that the corporate has revealed the most recent frankly ridiculous stats on the Roblox participant depend.
The Roblox participant depend is now as much as 150 million monthly active users – which means gamers who’ve logged in a minimum of as soon as throughout the newest one-month interval. As of May 2020, Minecraft had 126 million monthly active users, when you’re in search of some perspective on simply how darn huge Roblox has turn into.
As a improvement platform, Roblox can also be paying off for neighborhood devs. The firm says in a press launch that these devs are “on tempo to earn $250 million in 2020, up from the $110 million earned in 2019”. In June, an extra programme providing payouts primarily based on engagement time alone paid $2 million to neighborhood devs.
Later this yr, Roblox additionally plans to supply a developer occasions service, which can let devs construct their very own neighborhood occasions “each nearly (at first) and finally in individual”. So I’m guessing we will sit up for Fortnite-style occasion occasions in Roblox.
Check out our huge checklist of sandbox video games when you’re in search of more methods to get inventive. As for me, I’m going to go discover out what different impossibly-popular video games I’m dwelling in ignorance of. (Have y’all seen this Crossfire factor?)