RuneScape Live Player Count
106,116 Players Online
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The more popular a game is, the more frequent the number of players online can change as new players start and others end their gaming session. Special announcements by Jagex, the game developer, or tournaments by famous players can affect how many people are playing RuneScape right now.
The number of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing RuneScape all over the world in real time; this figure is estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
The game is a vast MMORPG, otherwise known as a multiplayer online role-playing game, and it was first released in January 2001 in the Java programming language. This MMORPG is so large that Guinness World Records recognized it as the world’s largest and most-updated free MMORPG, with over 200 million accounts.
A player is represented in the game with customizable avatars in the storyline and sets their own goals and objectives. Players can choose to fight non-player characters, complete quests, or increase experience with available skills.
The setting takes place in the world of Gielinor. Gielinor is a medieval fantasy realm divided into different kingdoms, regions, and cities where players can travel throughout the virtual world on foot, with magical spells, or on charter ships.
Forums in the community allow players to participate in game discussions, arrange to buy or sell items, and post suggestions for game improvements or vote in polls. More About RuneScape.
Top Countries Playing RuneScape
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 34.23%
United Kingdom – 12.55%
Canada – 6.33%
Netherlands – 4.57%
Australia – 4.09%