Roblox’s Friday Night Bloxxin’ discontinued after devs face doxxing

Last night, the developer behind Roblox’s Friday Night Bloxxin’ confirmed that it was discontinued after several months of silence. The game ceased activity back in October but the developer has now clarified the situation and the reasons behind the game’s closure.

Friday Night Bloxxin’ (FNB) is a Roblox rhythm game based on the popular title Friday Night Funkin’ (FNF), an open-source 2020 game jam project from a small dev team based on Newgrounds. Its aesthetics are inspired by Newgrounds comics and 2000s flash games, while its gameplay riffs on Dance Dance Revolution and PaRappa the Rapper.

FNF’s open-source code has led to players creating hundreds of mods and faithfully recreating the game on other platforms like Roblox. FNB is one such recreation with over 160k likes on Roblox at the time of this announcement. Roblox RTC initially reported the game’s discontinuation as, “Allegedly, none of the developers want to be associated with the game due to threats from the community and other underlying factors.”