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Minecraft vs. Roblox: A Look at the Two Most Popular Sandbox Titles

If you want to enhance your creativity without getting bored, Minecraft and Roblox are the way to go.

Minecraft vs. Roblox Market Share

When it comes to sandbox games, Minecraft and Roblox have grabbed a huge chunk of the market so the battle Minecraft vs. Roblox is on. You could play these games hours on end, be creative, meet other players online and of course, never get tired of doing this. Both Minecraft and Roblox now have huge online communities with more active players than ever. However, there are a few key differences when the two games are compared side by side. Also read about, How to Make a Shirt on Roblox.

Minecraft vs Roblox Content Rating

Minecraft is suitable for ages 8 and up. The game allows you to build stuff from ‘absolute zero’ using the items collected from the surrounding.

Roblox has a slightly higher age rating (for ages 10 and up). Roblox lets you create games and upload it to the server. You could also play games created by other players in a multiplayer set-up.

Minecraft vs. Roblox Pricing

When it comes to Minecraft vs. Roblox pricing, Minecraft has a whopping $26 initial cost and Roblox, on the other hand, is free to play. Roblox isn’t entirely free either. You could play Roblox for free initially but when you are really getting good at the game and want to try out new stuff like changing your character or selling and buying weapons, you need to pay a subscription fee. You can buy Roblox’s in-game currency called Robux or stick to a monthly $6 subscription, which awards you Robux daily. The entry-level subscription costing $5.95 is called Builders Club and is most often the right choice for the beginners.

Difficulty Levels on the Games

There are 3 difficulty levels on Minecraft and the game also lacks proper instructions for newcomers. If you really want to learn how to play Minecraft, you need to invest some time watching tutorials on YouTube or reading fan-created articles.

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Roblox is slightly different and it offers two game modes. You could either play Roblox or create games for playing and sharing it on the portal. If you want to create games on Roblox, the developers have put a lot of instructions in-game and there’s also a community for Roblox creators.

Minecraft vs Roblox
Image Credit: Roblox Corporation

Which Game is Easy to Play?

If you are a parent who wants his kids to learn stuff even while they are playing, both Minecraft and Roblox are the way to go. Both of the games enhance creativity and offer new ways for learning the same uninteresting things but in a very non-boring way. Both Minecraft and Roblox will promote your kid’s intelligence, cognitive abilities, problem-solving and most importantly, teamwork. These games are currently being used for creating thought-provoking content for both kids and adults in classes, workshops, seminars or any other unexciting situations.

Minecraft currently has more than 100 million monthly active players. Roblox also has a similar active player base. With popular content creators on YouTube including PewDiePie and Jacksepticeye uploading hours of Minecraft gameplay, the game is becoming more popular. And with the rise of RTX and ray tracing support on these good old games, even the players who had left after having enough are coming back to try out the games again.

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Aaditya Sharma

Die hard fan of Call of Duty series! I own an Xbox One and a Nitro 5 (but I mostly game on my laptop because I love higher frame rate) but I don't game on my phone! Always wanted to be a pilot but ended up studying medicine! You can contact me on

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