How to download Roblox: Your friends do nothing but talk to you about Roblox and you, intrigued by all the hype that revolves around this game platform, have you decided to try it? Good choice! Roblox is a hugely popular online gaming platform aimed at boys (and girls) between the ages of 8 and 18. Inside you can find over 15 million user-generated titles, most of which are free to access (albeit with some paid content) and compatible with all major software platforms: Windows, macOS, Android, iOS and even consoles Xbox game.
To access the titles available on Roblox just create a free account on the platform and then install the official client of the latter on your device, be it a computer, smartphone, tablet or video game console. The steps to be taken are very simple and, if you want, today I can explain them all in detail. How do you say? Is it really the kind of help you needed? Perfect, then let’s not get lost further in chatter and let’s take action.
Cut out five minutes of free time, put into practice the instructions below and find out how to download Roblox on PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet and video game console. I assure you that you will be pleasantly surprised by the simplicity with which you will be able to do everything and, more importantly, by the degree of fun that the titles available on the platform will guarantee. Enjoy the reading!
Before getting to the heart of the tutorial and discovering together how to download Roblox , let me explain the minimum requirements necessary for the program to work. Below is the complete list of devices and operating systems necessary to run Roblox.
- Windows PC – Windows computer equipped with Windows XP or later. Windows 7 or later recommended. The processor must be recent (not earlier than 2005) with a frequency of at least 1.6GHz, the RAM of at least 1GB and the graphics card must support DirectX 9 and Shader Model 2.0. There must be at least 20MB of free disk space.
- Mac – macOS 10.7 Lion operating system or later. The hardware requirements are the same as listed above for Windows PCs.
- Android devices – smartphones and tablets equipped with Android 4.0.3 or later, an ARMv7 processor (or higher) and a Tegra 2 chipset.
- FireOS devices – Kindle Fire HDX 7 (3rd generation), Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (3rd generation), Fire HDX 8.9 (4th generation), Fire HD 6 and 7 (4th generation), Fire HD 8 and 10 (5th generation) and Fire (5th generation). Amazon Fire HD 2013 not supported.
- iPhone and iPad – iPhone 4s and iPad 2 or later equipped with iOS 8 or later.
- Xbox One – Xbox One console.
You also need an Internet connection of at least 4 Mb / s, recommended by 8 Mb / s.
Roblox can be downloaded and used for free. However, many games on the platform offer content to buy (for example accessories for your avatar or game objects) through Robux , a virtual currency created specifically for Roblox.
Paid plans are also available that allow you to sell items within the platform, get daily Robux bonuses, create groups of players, participate in a greater number of existing groups (instead of the 5 foreseen in the free plan) and remove advertisements.
- Free – no daily Robux bonus, inability to create groups and sell items, no access bonus, 10% paid access. It allows you to enter a maximum of 5 groups and provides for the presence of advertising banners.
- Classic – costs $ 5.95 / month or $ 57.95 / year. It offers a daily bonus of 15R $, an access bonus of 100R $, the possibility of joining a maximum number of 10 groups and creating 10. It also allows you to sell items and does not show advertising content. Access paid at 70%.
- Turbo – costs $ 11.95 / month or $ 85.95 / year. It offers a daily bonus of 35R $, an access bonus of 100R $, the possibility of joining a maximum of 20 groups and creating 20. It also allows you to sell items and does not show advertising content. Access paid at 70%.
- Outrageous – costs $ 19.95 / month or $ 129.95 / year. It offers a daily bonus of 60R $, an access bonus of 100R $, the possibility of joining a maximum number of 100 groups and creating 100. It also allows you to sell items and does not show advertising content. Access paid at 70%.
You can find the full list of Roblox paid plans and their features on this web page .
How to download Roblox on PC
If you want to download Roblox on a Windows PC , the first step you need to take is to connect to the official website of the platform and create an account by filling in the registration form found in the center of the page.
Now you are ready to download the program needed to run the games hosted on Roblox. To do this, choose any of the titles available on the main page of the service and click first on the Play button and then on the Download and Install Roblox button . The download of the Roblox client will automatically start.
When the download is complete, start the executable RobloxPlayerLauncher.exe that you have just obtained, answer Yes to the warning that appears on the screen and wait patiently for the download to complete and then the installation of the program. At the end of the procedure, click on the Ok button .
Together with the client to play the titles on Roblox, RobloxStudio , the program to create games to be published on Roblox, will also be installed on your computer .
Mission accomplished! Now you can play the titles on Roblox by simply selecting them from the platform website, clicking on the Play button and then accepting the execution of the Roblox client (by clicking on the Open Roblox button that appears on the screen).
To browse the complete list of games available on Roblox, connected to the home page of the service , log into your account (if you are not already logged in) and click on the Games item located at the top left.
Then expand the Default drop-down menu and choose the criterion based on displaying the titles: Recommended to display the list of recommended games; Popular to view the most popular list of the moment; Top Earning to find the titles that are earning the most; Top Rated to discover the games most voted by users; Featured to see the games recommended by the staff; Popular Near You to discover the most popular titles among those closest to you; Top Paid for the ranking of the best paid games; My Recent to browse the list of titles you have recently played;My Favorite to access the list of your favorite games or Friend Activity to discover the games used by your friends most recently.
If you use a PC equipped with Windows 10 , you can also download Roblox through the Microsoft Store . Therefore, connected to this web page , you agree to open the Microsoft Store by clicking on the appropriate button that appears on the screen and proceed with the download of the game by pressing the Get button .
For the rest, the operation of the program is similar to what I have just described for all versions of Windows (starting from XP and up to 10).
Note: in case of second thoughts, you can uninstall Roblox like any other program using the Settings> Windows 10 App menu or the classic Control Panel present in all versions of the Microsoft operating system (by selecting the item Uninstall a program from the latter ). If you need more information on how to uninstall a program from your PC , read the in-depth analysis that I have dedicated to the topic.
How to download Roblox on Mac
Do you use a Mac ? No problem, you too can download Roblox in a very simple way. All you have to do is connect to the official website of the platform and create an account by filling out the form in the center of the page (just as I explained to you earlier in the chapter dedicated to Windows systems).
Once registered, choose any title among those available, click on the Play button on the page that opens and presses the Download and install Roblox button to start the download of the Roblox client.
At the end of the download, open the dmg package you got, double click on the executable Roblox contained inside, answer Open the warning that appears on the screen and wait patiently for the download and then the installation of Roblox to be completed first and RobloxStudio (the program to create games to be published on Roblox). After completing both procedures, click on the Ok button to close the setup.
From this moment on, you can run the games on Roblox by simply selecting them on the official website of the platform, clicking on the Play button and then accepting the execution of the client you have installed a moment ago (by clicking on the Allow button that appears on the screen) .
Note: in case of second thoughts, you can uninstall Roblox and RobloxStudio by simply dragging their icons from the Applications folder to the Trash and emptying it. Also look for the NPRoblox.plugin file in the Finder and, if you find it, delete it. If you encounter difficulties or in any case you need more precise instructions on how to uninstall Mac applications , read the tutorial I have dedicated to the topic.
How to download Roblox on Android
Would you like to access your favorite Roblox games even on the move? If you have a smartphone or tablet Android , you can succeed in a simple manner. To begin with, open the Play Store (the icon of the colored play symbol located on the home screen or on the screen with the list of all the apps installed on the device) and search for “Roblox” within the latter.
When the search is complete, tap on the Roblox icon , then on the Install button and wait patiently for the application to be first downloaded and then installed on your device. If you are reading this tutorial from your Android device, you can directly open the Play Store page dedicated to Roblox by tapping here .
Mission accomplished! Now you also have Roblox on your smartphone or tablet and you can use it to play all your favorite titles (but not to create new games, RobloxStudio is in fact only available for Windows PC and Mac)!
To play Roblox on Android, start the official app of the service, press the Login button and log in with the account data you have created on the computer: in this way you will find all your games and all your progress. If you do not yet have an account, however, tap the Register button and fill out the form that is proposed to you. Next, select the title of your interest and press the Play button to start playing it. Easier than that ?!
Don’t your smartphone or tablet offer access to the Google Play Store? Don’t panic. You can also download Roblox by obtaining the apk package of the application.
To download the Roblox apk package, open the browser you usually use to surf the Internet (eg Chrome ), connected to the page apkpure.com/roblox/com.roblox.client and presses first on the Download APK button and then on the link that appears in the center of the page. If the browser asks you for confirmation to start downloading the apk file, accept by responding OK to the warning that appears on the screen.
When the download is complete (you can follow its progress by calling the Android notifications menu), open the Download application or any file manager for Android (e.g. X-Plore File Manager ), go to the download folder , start the executable ROBLOX_vxx_apkpure.com.apk and proceed with the installation of the app by pressing first on the Install button and then on Finish .
If an error message appears that the application comes from an unknown source (i.e. from a source other than the Play Store), you must activate support for applications from unknown sources by going to the Settings> Android Security menu and moving of oN its lever.
How to download Roblox on iPhone and iPad
Roblox is also available on iOS. If you have an iPhone or iPad , you can download it by opening the App Store (the icon of the letter “A” on a blue background located on the home screen), selecting the Search tab from the screen that opens (at the bottom right ) and looking for it within the latter.
After searching, tap on the Get button located next to the Roblox icon, verify your identity using the Touch ID , the Face ID or by entering the password of your Apple ID and wait for the download of the application. If you are reading this tutorial from your iOS device, you can directly open the App Store page dedicated to Roblox by tapping here .
Once the download of Roblox is complete, start the app by pressing its icon on the home screen, press the Login button and log in using your account data. If you don’t have an account yet, create it by pressing the Register button and filling in the form that appears on the screen.
Once logged in, choose the game you want to use (you will find all your favorite titles and the progress you have made on the PC) and start playback by pressing the Play button .
How to download Roblox on Xbox One
As already mentioned at the beginning of the post, it is possible to access Roblox and its games also through Xbox One . The procedure to follow is the standard procedure for downloading the games available for the Microsoft console.
To begin with, if you have not already done so, connect your Xbox One to the Internet by going to the Settings menu > All settings> Network> Network settings and selecting the Configure wireless network item from the left sidebar (or, alternatively , connecting the console to the Internet via an Ethernet cable).
Next, if you haven’t already done so, select the Sign in box on the Xbox home screen and sign in to your Microsoft account. Finally, access the Xbox One Store by selecting the appropriate box in the main menu of the console, press the search button, search for Roblox and press the download button to start downloading and installing the game.
Once the operation is complete, you will be able to access Roblox using the account data that you have created on your computer: in this way you will find your titles and your game progress as you left them.