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Roblox Platform High-Level Roadmap

Roblox Platform High-Level Roadmap

Aug 29 2019, 9:30 AM PST

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Welcome to the high-level roadmap for the Roblox platform. Here you can get insight into our plans for the next few months and get an idea of when you can expect new features on the Roblox platform. This is a living document and we will be updating it approximately quarterly.

Please keep in mind that our goal is to provide you with the best updates possible. Sometimes, bugs or technical complications may cause us to move the release dates to ensure that we’re shipping good features.

2018 Targets

Targeted for 2nd Quarter 2018 (May-June) Status
Dark Theme for Studio
Allow for developers to choose between dark and light themes while working with Studio. Plugins have access to this information.
Targeted for 3rd Quarter 2018 (July-September) Status
Scripts and other assets can be packaged together as libraries to be shared between different places, games and other developers.
On Track
Notifications to Players
Developers can send update notifications for their games in the notification stream to players who followed to their game.
On Track
Animation Editor IK Support
Physics inverse kinematics dragger support in Animation Editor.
On Track
Avatar Morpher
More customization and control over how avatars are represented for developers such as scale, height, width, and other template options.
On Track
Automatic Image Quality
Images in-game are automatically compressed based on device performance.
On Track
Realtime CSG
CSG operations can be performed in real time.
On Track
100 Player Games
Game servers can support up to 100 players in a performant manner.
Social Media Links
Developers can specify up to 3 different social community links on the game page including Discord, Twitter etc. for 13+ users.
Targeted for 4th Quarter 2018 (October-December) Status
Universe Script & Game Services
New type of scripts that can run at a universe level to allow for matchmaking, leaderboards, etc.
On Track
New Lighting System
Future is bright for everyone!
On Track
LOD for Meshes
Automatic level of detail adjustment for meshes based on performance.
On Track