Guilded
Developer(s)
Initial releaseMarch 17, 2017; 7 years ago (2017-03-17)
Operating system
Available in2 languages
List of languages
English
Spanish
TypeVoIP communications, instant messaging, content delivery, and social media
LicenseProprietary
Websiteguilded.gg

Guilded is a VoIP, instant messaging and digital distribution platform designed by Guilded Inc. and owned by Roblox Corporation.[1] Guilded is based in San Francisco.[2] Users communicate with voice calls, video calls, text messaging, media and files in private chats or as part of communities called "guilds".[3] Guilded was founded by Eli Brown, a former Facebook and Xbox employee.[2] Guilded runs on Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS.

Guilded is a Discord competitor and primarily focuses on video game communities, such as those focused on competitive gaming and esports.[1][3] It provides features intended for video gaming clans, such as scheduling tools and integrated calendars.[3][4] Guilded is developed by Guilded, Inc., which has been an independent product group of the Roblox Corporation since August 16, 2021.[5][6]

References

  1. ^ a b "Roblox Announcement". 2021-07-16. Retrieved 2022-10-09.
  2. ^ a b Thapa, Anuz (August 17, 2021). "What Is Guilded?". TheStreet. Retrieved September 25, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Matney, Lucas (2020-05-01). "Guilded raises over $7 million for its competitive gaming-focused chat app". TechCrunch. Archived from the original on 2021-08-17. Retrieved 2021-05-30.
  4. ^ "Roblox acquires game chat startup Guilded". VentureBeat. 2021-08-16. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  5. ^ Matney, Lucas (2021-08-16). "Roblox acquires Discord competitor Guilded". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  6. ^ La Monica, Paul R. (2021-08-16). "Roblox wants to rule the metaverse". CNN Business. Retrieved 2021-09-24.