Roblox Is Down for Thousands of Players

17 August 2023


Published: 17th August 8:28PM

Users across all forms of social media are crying out to say that Roblox is down, and it’s the case for thousands of players worldwide.


For the past two hours, players have been unable to join games or manage their profile on the top-hit game Roblox, suggesting that something is seriously wrong at Roblox HQ, but they’ve stated that they are aware of the outage and are working on a fix as soon as possible.

This is not the first time that Roblox has gone down in recent times. Over the past few weeks, Roblox has seen multiple stints of downtime. Players are beginning to find themselves impatient at the state of Roblox servers, and are voicing their frustration on X (formerly Twitter).

Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that allows users to program games and play games created by other users. It was founded in 2004 by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel. On Roblox, players can create their own virtual worlds using the Roblox Studio.

Each world is made up of user-generated games and content featuring a variety of gameplay genres, from roleplaying and obstacle courses to battle arenas and more. Players customize their avatars and interact with others in 3D digital worlds. As they play games created by the Roblox community, players earn virtual currency called Robux, which can be used to purchase premium content, customize their avatar, and more.

The platform is designed to encourage creativity, collaboration, and sharing. Roblox has become hugely popular among children and teenagers. As of 2022, it had over 52 million daily active users.

Live updates

9:30 pm 17/08/2023

Players report that Roblox is coming back online

Players on X are now stating that Roblox is coming back online, and the Downdetector charts are showing the same.





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