Computer Hardware & Operating System Requirements

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The minimum system requirements for Roblox are listed below.  If you are experiencing issues playing the game, you may need to upgrade your computer. If you are looking for system requirements for mobile devices please click here.

Operating System Requirements

  • PC/Windows:  Roblox will install on Windows XP; however, for optimal performance, we recommend Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10. For Windows 8/8.1 you will need to run Roblox in Desktop Mode, as Metro Mode (the tiled start-screen) is not currently supported.
  • Mac:  Roblox will install on 10.7 (Lion) and higher - and Intel only Macs.
  • Linux:  Roblox is not supported on Linux.
  • Mobile: Click here for system requirements for Roblox Mobile.

Note: Roblox video recording feature only works on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10. Newly released operating systems or pre-released versions of operating systems may not immediately be supported.

XP Note: As of April 8, 2014, Microsoft has stopped support and updates for Windows XP. To read their official statement, please click here.

System Requirements

  • Graphics Card:  Roblox requires DirectX 9 minimum and Shader Model 2.0. For the best performance we recommend either a computer less than 5 years old with a dedicated video card, or a laptop less than 3 years old with an integrated video card.
  • Processor:  Roblox recommends you have a recent processor (2005+) with a clock speed of 1.6 Ghz or better. There have been some issues with older AMD processors.
  • RAM or Memory:  Roblox recommends you have at least 1 GB of memory on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  •  computers. At least 512 Mb of memory is recommended for Windows XP.
  • Storage Space:  Roblox recommends you have at least 20 Mb of system storage space to install Roblox.
  • Mobile: Click here for system requirements for Roblox Mobile.

Internet Requirements

For a single-use household, Roblox recommends a minimum 4-8 Mb/s internet connection. In larger households, greater bandwidth is advisable.

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