Roblox released a face tracking/camera feature with safety and civility as its core values.
The feature allows users aged 13 and above to animate their avatars using their device camera’s movement.
It aims to enhance social interactions and provide a more immersive experience.
Developers can enable this camera input for their experiences to drive deeper engagement with users.
Users’ consent is required to access the device camera, and Roblox assures that no recorded information is stored.
In this guide, you’ll learn how to get the Face Camera on Roblox (facecam/face tracking/animate your avatar).
What is the Roblox facecam?
Roblox facecam/face tracking is a feature that uses your camera to animate your avatar with your movement.
The feature is part of a group of interactive features Roblox has to allow people to express themselves in game.
Other interactive features include the voice beta and the recently released lip sync.
To enable face tracking or the face camera feature, you need to be 13 years old and above.
In addition, you need to join an experience that enabled the microphone and camera features.
How to get Face Camera on Roblox
To get the Face Camera on Roblox, you need to verify your age (13 years old and above) in your settings.
After you’ve verified your age, allow Roblox to access your camera and join an experience that has a camera-enabled communication.
Here’s how to do this (expand the screenshots above).
- Log in to your Roblox account and click on the settings icon.
- Select “Settings” and enter your birthday (you must be 13 years old and above).
- Select “Verify My Age” and follow the on-screen instructions to verify your age.
- Go back to your settings and select “Privacy”.
- Scroll down and enable “Use microphone to chat with voice” and “Use camera to animate your avatar with your movement”.
- Join a Roblox experience that supports both Microphone and Camera communication.
- Inside the experience, press “Esc” and select “Settings”.
- Click on the video icon and the emoji icon to enable the face tracking and camera feature.
Do note that you need to have a camera and a microphone to get the face camera feature.
If your monitor or laptop screen does not have a camera, you won’t be able to use the feature.