11 Best Roblox Games to Play Right Now in 2020

With over 50 million different games, it is overwhelming knowing which Roblox games are the best. We’ve compiled our list of the best Roblox games of all time below. We’ve updated the list to be fresh for 2021 so go and check out the new games today.

Why is Roblox so popular?

For one, Roblox game creators can earn serious dollars for their efforts. Robux, the in-game currency used in Roblox, can be exchanged for real money at a rate of 100,000 RBUX : $350 USD. That means that creators who have created some of the most popular games on the platform are able to earn some serious money for their work.

If you have a virtual reality headset, setup Roblox VR today and play all of the games below in full virtual reality!

Types of Roblox Games

Roblox games can be separated and categorized into a bunch of common categories. In general, all games on the platform fall into one of these categories:

  • Battles (Free-for-all or team vs team)
  • Building
  • Business
  • Escape
  • First Person Shooter
  • Simulator
  • Obstacle Course
  • Party / Minigames
  • Piloting
  • Roleplay
  • RPG
  • Survival
  • War

Check out the list of best Roblox games below. When you are ready to jump in and play, click the link under each game to launch it!

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Best Roblox Games 

#1. MeepCity

Released in 2016 by Alexnewtron, MeepCity was the first Roblox game to ever get more than 1 billion visits. In this experience, you can play with millions of other MeepCity visitors and chat, enjoy different games, earn coins, or customize your estate.

To this day, Alex still plays MeepCity because he believes it is super-important to understand the reasons people are into it. He even uses different accounts to get insights on first-time user experience and interact with everyone.

It’s a great introduction to Roblox, letting you walk around and explore different areas at your own pace. Unlike most other Roblox games, there is no specific goal or purpose. Meepcity is more about social interaction.

#2. Jailbreak

Jailbreak was voted by Roblox community as one of the best Roblox games in the 2019 Bloxy Awards. It was created by developer Alex Balfanz.

In the game, you can orchestrate a robbery or stop the criminals before they get away. Team up with friends for even more fun and plan the ultimate raid or heist. You get to choose whether you want to be the criminal or the cop.

Jailbreak is a fun and familiar concept that will provide you with tons of entertainment. Some other features include:

  • As a prisoner, break out of Prison and become a successful criminal. Rob stores and plan heists such as the Bank, Jewelry Store or the Museum.
  • As the Police, try to keep prisoners in jail. Arrest criminal and stop robberies.  

The world of Jailbreak is massive, so there are tons of stuff to explore and discover.

#3. Adopt Me!

In 2019, Adopt Me! broke new ground by attracting hundreds of thousands of concurrent players. At one point, over 500,000 users were playing the game on the Roblox platform. Adopt Me was created by Bething and NewFissy.

In Adopt Me, your pets take center stage. Some of the features of Adopt Me include:

  • Adopt your own personal pets
  • Design their homes and give them personality
  • Explore Adoption Island with them
  • Play games and earn money and prizes

#4. Royale High

Remember your high school prom? If you’d love an opportunity to dress up every day and show off your fashion to friends, you’ll feel at home in Royale High. This Roblox game was developed by Callmehbob.

You can join tens of thousands of people playing at any given moment, find new friends and places to explore with new content added on an ongoing basis.

  • Use your Teleportation Sceptre to fast-travel across magical lands, with secrets to explore & fun games to play!
  • Plat games to earn valuable Diamond currency
  • Increases your level, & challenges your knowledge and skills!
  • Spend your diamonds in the shop, which sells special items during real-life seasons.
  • Dress your character to suit your mood & personality~ free makeup, hairstyles, & thousands of unique outfits for any occasion!
  • Level up at Royale High School by attending classes! The higher grades you receive, the more rewards you earn!
  • Make sure to bring the right book to class from your locker, and turn in your completed homework!
  • Try to balance your studies and socializing

#5. Murder Mystery 2

Can you solve the mystery and survive each round? Nikilis, who came up with this intriguing experience proved that you don’t have to build massive (in feature scope and architecture) games to garner millions of plays. Murder Mystery 2 is a popular Roblox game to pickup and play for shorter periods at a time.

At the beginning of each round you are assigned a role: Innocents run and hide from the murderer, but also use their detective skills to expose the Murderer. The Sheriff works with the Innocents as only they can take down the murderer. The murderer is trying to eliminate everyone and not get shot by the sheriff.

Murder Mystery 2 is fun, simple, and easy to get into.

#6. Work at a Pizza Place

Who knew working at a pizza place could be so much fun? Work at a Pizza Play, by Dued1, is one of the most longstanding games on Roblox (it launched in 2008). This game allows Roblox users to learn how to manage a pizza shop.

You get pizza orders to fulfill and the money you make can be used on various upgrades. The longer you play, the larger your house becomes, and you can populate it with more and more aesthetic additions like furniture, new floors, etc.

As one of the employees (you choose if you’d like to be a cashier, pizza chef, delivery person, pizza boxer, or supplier), you get detailed job instructions for your job. You can also switch your role at any time.

#7. Welcome to Bloxburg 

Created in 2014 by Coeptus, Welcome to Bloxburg is a virtual world where you live and work. You choose amongst several types of jobs available for you. Using your earnings, you can build and design houses, own cool vehicles, hang out with friends, roleplay, or explore the city of Bloxburg.

Similar to The Sims, Bloxburg allows you to simulate the life of your virtual character. Each of the jobs you can have requires work and effort in order to complete.

If you like more open-ended gameplay, Bloxburg is a really good Roblox game to get into.

#8. Prison Life 

Created in 2014 by Aesthetical, Prison Life is another hit game with a prison theme that gained thousands of dedicated fans. The game won a Bloxy Award in 2016 for having the most mobile visitors and concurrents (at the time).

Prison life is a prison escape game where you can either escape as a prisoner, or keep the prisoners inside by being a cop or a guard.

Interact with other players in the game and earn currency which can be spent on badges and rewards.

#9. Flee the Facility 

Flee the Facility, by MrWindy, first appeared on Roblox in 2017. Roblox players were immediately hooked on the concept of trying to escape The Beast.

The goal here is to hide or run away from the beast, and the run is intense! One player is a killer hunting down survivors. If they catch a player, they capture and freeze them.

The other players are survivors who are running for their lives.  To escape, the survivors need to hack the computers to unlock the exits. If a survivor gets captured by the beast, the other survivors in the game must free the survivor.

#10. Super Hero Tycoon

Who doesn’t want to be a superhero sometimes? Try a cape on in Super Hero Tycoon where you can become one of the superheroes and build up your base to unspeakable size. Developer Hiddo, who created this game in 2016, has a popular YouTube channel with almost 200K subscribers. 

The tycoons currently available in the game are Ant-Man, Batman, Black Panther, Green Lantern, Iron Man, Spiderman, Superman, The Flash, The Hulk, and Thor. 

At random intervals, crates containing a random amount of money and weapons fall from the sky.


Impostor is a clone of Among Us for virtual reality. There are a bunch of Among Us clones in Roblox, but Impostor has risen to the top as the number one option.

If you aren’t familiar with Among Us, you can play as a crewmate or an imposter. The premise of the game is as follows:

  • If you an innocent crewmate, you must complete tasks. At the same time, use your detective skills to find out who’s up to no good.
  • If you are an imposter, you have to use lies and deception to murder crewmate.
  • If the imposter’s finish their tasks, they win. If all of the crewmates are killed, then they win.

Impostor brings all of the Among Us game features to Roblox VR and is well worth checking out today!

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