A new study claims Roblox is the most searched online game in the world through unexpected results from 24 countries.
Roblox boasts 190 million monthly average players, which has been significantly searched online for an unexpected reason. Researchers from Student Beans collected data on the world’s most popular games by analyzing average monthly searches from 24 countries. Based on Student Beans data, the most popular titles around the world include Fortnite, PUBG, League of Legends, and Roblox. The countries that specifically determine the number one spot for Roblox range from Canada, the United States, Brazil and Mexico to Australia, Italy, Ukraine and Thailand; but according to the data, many Roblox searches happen for a strange reason.
Student Beans discovered that the search term “does Roblox fail?” averaging 246,000 searches per month because of how often the game goes offline. On top of that, Student Beans found “are Roblox hackers real?” is a search term that has grown 1,000% in recent months, with Roblox hackers potentially causing ongoing outages through frequent attacks. Roblox players reported 36,000 outages in May alone, with the majority occurring on May 4 when the game went offline 20,000 times in just 24 hours.
The most searched countries in the Student Beans study were the UK with 3,350,000 searches per month, Canada with 2,240,000 and the US with 13,600,000. One Roblox fan-related search term that Student Beans found in his research was “Will Roblox be removed by 2023,” a 255% increase in crawl, and possibly a result. The results of players are frustrated because Roblox keeps going down. Roblox continues to receive around 500 outage reports a day with no signs of stopping, which suggests that Roblox may need to switch to a different tool or apply stronger security if the outage is to go down. actually caused by hackers.
Usually, looking at game related search terms shows a lot of stuff like reviews, fan art, videos, story theory, etc. but Roblox Corporation might be surprised that a lot of searches are about trouble. While the company may be aware of frequent outages, it’s currently unclear what the developer plans to do to reduce the number of times the game goes offline.
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