Fastest growing grids of 2015

OpenSim gained a record-high 10,013 active users in 2015 — more than double the increase of any previous previous year.

By comparison, last year, OpenSim’s public grids gained 2,189 active users last year, 3,652 in 2013, 2,652 in 2012, and 2,671 in 2011.

Annual active user growth. (Hypergrid Business data.)
Annual active user growth. (Hypergrid Business data.)

OpenSim also gained 80,702 registered users this year, another record high, and 16,493 standard region equivalents.

Fastest-growing grids

OSgrid regained its usual top place in growth after a break last year due to an extended outage.

Gains in active users, by grid:

OSgrid: 3,446
Great Canadian Grid: 1,265
DigiWorldz: 1,148
YrGrid: 647
Island Oasis: 464
Lost Paradise: 390
Logicamp: 370
Littlefield: 311
Virtual Brasil: 279
Exo-Life: 278

Increase in active users for ten fastest-growing grids. (Hypergrid Business data.)
Increase in active users for ten fastest-growing grids. (Hypergrid Business data.)

Gains in standard region equivalents, by grid:

OSgrid: 4,417
Kitely: 3,620
DigiWorldz: 1,900
SimValley: 1,798
AviWorlds: 1,093
Great Canadian Grid: 943
Lost Paradise: 821
Metropolis: 458
Virtual Highway: 271
InWorldz: 232

Increase in standard region equivalents for ten fastest-growing grids. (Hypergrid Business data.)
Increase in standard region equivalents for ten fastest-growing grids. (Hypergrid Business data.)

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