The MOP Up: Roblox players spend over $1.5 billion to date

Your approval fills me with shame.

With a record-breaking haul of $100 million in May, Roblox crossed the $1.5 billion threshold in terms of the game’s revenue to date. A great majority of that income was generated from iOS players in the United States. So far, Roblox’s mobile edition has been downloaded 383 million times. Read that and weep. Or celebrate. You feel what you feel.

And this is just the beginning of the rest of the news! Read on for a roundup of other smaller MMO news stories and videos from this past week in this edition of The MOP Up (and if you don’t see a news story that we should have covered, drop us a tip)!

Aion’s epic event series continues in Europe: “A mysteriously shimmering material has fallen on Atreia: Callistite, which is said to contain the concentrated power of the moon. Rumours are going around that whoever possesses enough Callistites will be able to transfer their unbound power onto their weapons.”

Wurm Online’s newest update contains a user interface upgrade. Neato!

Path of Exiles reaped so many tweaks and improvements to the Harvest update. You’re going to need a season or two to digest it all.

Revelation Online continues to improve its cross-server features, including a new auction house and cross-server guild league.

Fortnite datamining has the community speculating that an Aquaman update is coming.

Trove’s Delves update is finally coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this July 7th.

“The MU Online team will bring exciting new content to its upcoming Season 15: Part 1 update including the addition of a new character, Slayer, and the opening of a speed event server for a quick level up,” a press announcement said.

Southeast Asia players may celebrate that Elder Scrolls Blades finally launched in their region.

Here’s the calendar and a few freebie notifications for Realm of the Mad God’s July.

EGX is the latest physical games show to be canceled over COVID-19: “The show organisers will instead run EGX Digital and team-up with PAX Online to deliver a 24-hour global online event that will begin September 12th and finish September 20th.”

Realm of the Mad God is running a “little notes to heaven” community event through mid-July, so get cracking!

Call of Duty: Warzone increased its battle royale map size to 200, which is 50 more than it used to be.

Who wants a small, itty bitty patch today? DayZ has one for you!

Yeah, so, post-apocalyptic car football is a thing, and it’s in Crossout:

The MMO industry pumps out more and more news every year – no site could possibly cover everything. That’s why we gather together all the extras every week in The MOP Up, our a weekly compilation of MMO info we don’t want lost in the cracks of time. Send us your news bits through our tips line!
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