Sad News for Roblox Fans
If you are a die-hard fan of Roblox and have been playing for a long time then you will be familiar with the well-known “oof” sound that comes when a player dies or resets their character.
So, recently Roblox officially announced on their Twitter account that
Related to sounds, due to a licensing issue we have removed the “oof” sound from Roblox and have created a replacement default sound
Related to sounds, due to a licensing issue we have removed the “oof” sound from Roblox and have created a replacement default sound which launches today.— Roblox (@Roblox) July 26, 2022
We plan to expand our Avatar Shop with a whole range of both old and new sounds in the future. More to come on this.
The reason for licensing issue is that the “oof” sound is not created by Roblox as its originally created by Tommy Tallarico, formerly a video game composer who made for the FPS Messiah, released in 2000
In 2020, when Tallarico first discovered Roblox’s use of the effect he came to an agreement with Roblox where anyone building a Roblox game experience would have to pay $1 (or 100 Robux) to be able to use the sound in their creation.
So, either the agreement has been ended, or there’s some other issue between both the parties leading to the removal of the most famous Roblox “oof” sound.
Many Roblox players shared the new death effect’s sound on Twitter. Several gamers were surprised and some fans believe that it sound like a moan.
But most of the users want the original “oof” sound back
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