An Online Game Creation Platform Roblox
An Online Game Creation Platform Roblox: a game creating platform allows kids to create their own games
An Online Game Creation Platform Roblox that allows users to play games designed by others, as well as to develop their own games. The California-based company, Roblox is a mix between a game and a development platform and has developed around 15 million games across phones, consoles, laptops, and VR devices.
Roblox, the imagination platform has 64 million monthly active users who are mainly kids and teenagers. Founded by David Baszucki in 2005, the platform is freely available on all modern smartphones, tablets, computers, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive.
Roblox Education: the company’s broad initiative includes a curriculum for teachers teaching the kid the fundamentals of coding which helps them figure out to develop, publish, and market their own games via coding camps and a creator challenge. The initiative provides teachers to have access to (free) step-by-step tutorials, lesson guides, setup guides regarding teaching coding in classrooms. For children, the initiative provides access to fun tools to code their own games inspired by the released movie “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”
Roblox, the massively multiplayer online game is raising $150 million in fresh funding, which is valued at around $2.4 billion. In 2014, Microsoft paid the same price for Minecraft with a move to get into the education market. So do Roblox Investors are following in Minecraft’s footsteps.
In May 2018, Roblox hired Chris Misner – former Apple Asia-Pacific GM as the President of the company to help expand the popular game around the world. Under him, Roblox becomes available in Spanish and is set to get further localizations later this year. Under Chris Misner, Roblox is poised to unlock a large global audience and is already offering English games in 40 countries.
Roblox which lets players create their own content and get paid for it, also where players can use a virtual currency called Robux in different parts of the arena.
Roblox’s goal is to allow developers to create games within a game and open up more business opportunities for Roblox.