To the dismay of hundreds of thousands of kids — and the dad and mom attempting to maintain them busy and deal with their anguish — the favored gaming platform Roblox crashed Friday, and the corporate was nonetheless attempting to revive service Saturday.
“The scariest a part of Halloween this yr is Roblox being down,’’ lamented Twitter person @NikilisRBX.
In an announcement Saturday, Roblox stated: “We imagine we’ve got recognized an underlying inside reason for the outage with no proof of an exterior intrusion. We’re within the strategy of performing the mandatory engineering and upkeep work to get Roblox again up and working as quickly as attainable.”
Roblox stated on Friday that the outage was “not associated to any particular experiences or partnerships on the platform.’’ This was apparently meant to quash rumors that the difficulty was attributable to a free burrito giveaway at a digital Chipotle on the Roblox platform.
For its half, Chipotle tweeted: “Miss u Roblox.’’
On the Roblox platform, gamers can create their very own video games and play with different customers. It grew to become wildly in style after the coronavirus pandemic closed colleges and stored youngsters indoors in search of one thing to do.
In response to numbers compiled by the social media consulting agency Backlinko, Roblox has greater than 43 million lively customers a day (up from 14 million in 2016), 40 million video games and 9.5 million builders. The preferred recreation on Roblox, based on Backlinko, is “Undertake Me!’’ — which permits customers to lift digital pets.
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