The Roblox Economy

Roblox Tech Talks

Aug 4 2021 • 45 mins


Just like in the real world, GDP is an important measure of economic health in the metaverse, especially for developers on the platform. Kavita Kanetkar, Senior Director of Engineering, Economy and Dmitri Essiounine, Senior Engineering Manager chat with Dave about the virtual economy. How does it emulate and transcend real world experiences—shopping, transacting with currency, encountering product placements—in a way that feels organic and engaging for users?