Roblox cheaters prompt developer to put out popular battle royale


Roblox cheaters prompt developer to put out popular battle royale

Citing problems with Roblox cheaters,, the development team behind two of the platform’s most popular games, announced on August 13 that it has decided to release its new battle royale gameRift Royale, from the metaverse platform.

In a statement shared via Discord and first reported by the Roblox_RTC Twitter accountA Discord user named Liam explained the surprise shutdown in an announcement titled “The Rift Prototype Is Shutdown.”

“Sadly, Rift does not work on Roblox,” the statement says. “We put a lot of effort into trying to work within the restrictions of Roblox to create an amazing competitive game. Unfortunately, what we want to do is not possible in Roblox. Roblox forces us to choose between having cheats or lag. We are going to focus on creating games that everyone can enjoy.”

royal cracka battle royale game inspired by Fortnitereleased in May and entered a public beta in june. During its time on Roblox, the game amassed over 76,000 likes and 21 million views. However, cheaters also flocked to the game. A Google search turns up numerous companies advertising hacks for the game, including aimbot and wall hack scripts.

This is the second time that the development team, known for the successful Roblox games bed wars Y islands, has chosen to remove one of its games from the platform. Earlier this year, he added prop hunt to Roblox before shutting it down just a few weeks after its release. In that case, the team did not cite cheating, but simply said that the developers were not happy with the game itself.

Regardless, the Roblox developers’ struggle to address cheating in their games appears to be an ongoing issue.’s challenges with handling cheaters echo those Hutch’s feelingsa Roblox developer who recently shared his frustration trying to create a competitive game on the platform.

“It’s exhausting and demoralizing dealing with exploiters all the time,” Hutch shared via the Roblox developer forums earlier this month. “The pleasure I get from developing games on Roblox doesn’t even begin to make up for the exhaustion I and my moderation teams experience.”

If Roblox wants to get rid of his identity as a platform just for kidsHowever, developers’ struggles to develop serious competitive games on the platform can pose a problem. As children who play video games grow older and learn to handle competitive play, they often become more interested in competitive multiplayer games. While they expect a level playing field when competing with their peers, hackers can quickly mess up what could otherwise be a great gaming experience. As a result, players can move on to competitive multiplayer games with fewer hacking issues, such as Fortnite.

Also, even if developers can solve the cheating problem within their games, it is not a viable solution if it causes the game itself to perform suboptimally. Any anti-cheat measure that causes a game to perform poorly will frustrate the player base with crashes, shots not registering, crashes, and many other issues.

Roblox has not specifically weighed in on this issue. However, the company is continually pushing updates to address vulnerabilities such as the recent autoban exploitwhich caused innocent players to lose access to their accounts just by visiting certain Roblox games.

It’s a big ask for the internal Roblox team to manage cheaters in a way that can account for every use case in their 40 million games. Regardless, it may be time for the company to reassess its internal systems for managing cheaters and exploiters. Roblox could invest in more sophisticated development tools, additional precautions against duplicate accounts, or other measures. Ultimately, ensuring competitive integrity would allow older players to better connect with the platform.

While Rift Royale may be gone, there are still plenty of great Roblox games to try out. Our list of best roblox games in 2022 includes some of our favorites, and if you’re using the platform anyway, you might want to check out our Roblox Promo Codes List for August and get new music with our Roblox music codes for August.