Roblox CEO explains the three-day interruption

Incredibly popular gaming service Rob Rox It experienced nearly three days of continuous downtime of its servers.Now, the CEO of this company has come out explain What happened and reassure the community.


It seems that a “subtle error” caused the interruption.As Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki said Blog post“This is a particularly difficult interruption because it involves a combination of many factors. A core system in our infrastructure is overwhelmed, which is caused by a subtle error in our back-end service communication under heavy load. This Not due to any peak” external traffic or any specific experience. The failure was caused by the increase in the number of servers in our data center. The result is that most of Roblox’s services cannot communicate and deploy effectively. “

Now that the game is back online, the company is looking to bring economic benefits to the community-players can buy and sell items with a virtual currency called Robux, and service interruption means sales interruption. What it means to make it economically correct is unclear, so hopefully we will see it soon.

Before that, there were rumors that Chili Promotion The $1 million donation of burritos was to blame for the blackout, which Roblox quickly denied.

Roblox is a very popular game with more than 100 million active users, and the company seems to be eager to port it to other platforms. The game even hosted a Lil Nas X concert.

Roblox is now available for PC, Xbox One and mobile devices.