Roblox has been down for over 24 hours
Roblox and its associated web site have been offline for greater than 24 hours. Whereas the corporate is working to resolve the outage, no official timeline for the massively standard digital inventive house’s return has been introduced.
The sport-creating platform started to reveal points on Thursday night. Roblox launched a press release on its official Twitter, assuring customers that it’s actively troubleshooting the issue. The corporate additionally clarified that the outage was not brought on by an exterior get together.
“We consider we’ve got recognized an underlying inside reason behind the outage,” the corporate wrote on its official Twitter account. “We’re within the technique of performing the mandatory engineering and upkeep work to get ‘Roblox’ again up and operating ASAP. Thanks in your endurance.”
Earlier within the outage, some speculated that the Roblox shutdown was brought on by an overload of customers participating in a Chipotle promotion. The restaurant chain had begun a Halloween occasion on Roblox involving a giveaway of $1 million value of free burritos shortly earlier than the blackout started. Roblox has since clarified that “this outage was not associated to any particular experiences or partnerships on the platform.”
As of Saturday afternoon, the official Roblox web site continues to show the common message signifying technical upkeep: “We’re making issues extra superior. Be again quickly.”
The free-to-play Roblox reviews to attract greater than 200 million energetic customers month-to-month, with gamers using a variety of gadgets, together with iOS, Android, tablets, computer systems, Xbox, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Each day energetic customers spend a mean of 156 minutes per day with the sport. In latest months, Roblox has continued to supply gamers in-game experiences from inventive collaborators starting from Paris Hilton to Twenty One Pilots to Netflix.