Roblox is a 3D online platform for users to play and create own multiplayer games. It was created in 2006, with release for IOS in 2013 and Android in 2014 and XBox One in 2015. Games are coded under an object-oriented programming LUA Language to manipulate the environment of the game.
it host occasionally real-life events and award ceremony which also functions as a fundraiser.
In 2020 reached a large number of users from 35 million to 150 million in 2021... Due to the pandemic its valuation increased from $4 billion to $29.5 billion. Similar effect experienced by the majority of gaming industry as players in particular children below 16 are spending more time indoors playing video games.
Roblox has a community of educators to inspire children’s creativity, curiosity and entrepreneurship.
Roblox allows both the import of files with own formats (.rbxm) and generics formats that the video game industry usually works with (.obj, .fbx, .stl, etc)
Scientific Studies about Roblox indicates both drivers ( educational tour) and barriers (uncensored users, bullying and unsafe platform for children )