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Is Roblox free?

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It’s hard to overstate the massive appeal of Roblox. Millions of players from around the world are hooked on this creation tool that lets players experience thousands of games made by others, or start making games for themselves to share with the world. It has evolved beyond being just a game and into a platform rivaling Fortnite. There are plenty of games out there that say they’re free only to push players to spend real money on in-game items or currencies. If you want to know if there’s a cost of entry to Roblox, or if you will need to spend any money once you’re playing, we can break it all down for you.

Is Roblox free?

Yes, downloading and playing Roblox won’t cost you a single cent. However, there is a special currency in the game you do need to pay for called Robux, which can be used in each experience to enhance your character’s avatar or unlock special abilities. What you get and how much you will need to spend will vary from game to game. The cost of Robux, however, is always the same. You can buy them in packages on the Roblox site for the following rates:

400 Robux: $5

800 Robux: $10

1,700 Robux: $20

4,500 Robux: $50

10,000 Robux: $100

22,500 Robux: $200

You can also choose to subscribe to Roblox premium for either $5, $10, or $20 per month to get 450, 1,000, or 2,200 Robux every month, respectively, along with a few other perks.

Robux can also be won or earned by playing games, but typically in small amounts. You can also earn real money yourself in Roblox if you create a game and people spend Robux in it. Roblox will give creators a small cut of all the Robux spent in their games as real cash.

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