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Can you play Roblox on a Nintendo Switch?

There are a lot of other ways to play Roblox.
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December 2, 2022

Alongside Fortnite and Minecraft, Roblox is considered one of the kings of evergreen gaming — it’s not so much as game in itself as a platform that others build off of. But can you play it on the Nintendo Switch?

QUICK ANSWER

No, there is no official support for Roblox on the Switch. It is theoretically possible to find workarounds, but these carry risks that aren't worth the tradeoff, especially if you have other devices that run the game.


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Can you play Roblox on a Nintendo Switch?

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No, at least not yet. While the game currently runs on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and Xbox, the Switch is one of two conspicuous gaps, the other being PlayStation. There are unauthorized methods that can allow Switch play, but these involve some technical skill and risks. You might even end up unable to play any Switch games online.

Is Roblox coming to the Nintendo Switch?

There are no announced plans so far. In fact, with rumors of new Nintendo console being revealed in 2023, it’s increasingly likely that Roblox fans will have to wait for the Switch’s successor. Even then nothing is guaranteed.

It’s not clear why Roblox has been missing in action. Its creators would, of course, have to put in the time and money to build a Switch version, but more likely obstacles are figuring out cross-platform play and how to handle microtransactions.


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