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‘Minecraft’ hits total sales of 9.2million

According to Mojang founder Markus Persson and business developer Daniel Kaplan, the indie hit Minecraft has sold 9.2 million units across all platforms. “Minecraft has now sold six million copies. That’s the original PC version only, and doesn’t count Android,

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‘Minecraft’ on Xbox360 hits 1 million sold units

Microsoft has announced some big news for the Xbox Live version of Minecraft, confirming that the game has hit over 1 million downloads in under a week. Microsoft’s Major Nelson also mentioned some impressive figures for the game, citing well

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Minecraft hits 5 million paid downloads – $80 million in revenues

Minecraft has always been acknowledged as a hit, even earning Mojang co-founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson a nod at this year’s GDC Awards, but now it’s been revealed just how hugely successful Mojang actually is. According to financial filings in Sweden,

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Minecraft creator shares $3million with his team

Markus “Notch” Persson shared his recent and hefty $3 million dividend with his team at Mojang. “Before tax, my dividends from Mojang for 2011 was about three million dollars. I chose to distribute that to the other employees,” tweeted the

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Minecraft has 17 Million registered Users

Indie building title Minecraft now boasts around 17,000,000 registered users, and 1000 logins per hour. The figures were revealed by Game Front at Minecon Mojang Developers panel. It was also revealed that the popular title gets 241,920,000 logins per month,

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Minecraft hits 25 Million Sales

Markus Persson, head of Mojang and lead developer of ubiquitous indie hit Minecraft, has announced that his company’s game has now sold over 2.5 million copies. (…) Currently the game sells at €14.95 for the beta version – the full

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Minecraft goes to iOS

Minecraft creator Markus Persson has revealed that he is to bring the building and survival indie game to iPhone and iPad. GamaSutra obtained confirmation of the new version, with Persson claiming that mobile Minecraft will only contain features and updates

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Gamasutra on Minecrafts Success

Minecraft is a game that makes industry heads spin. Its developer is on the way to becoming a superstar, it’s generating huge sales for an indie game, and yet it’s the nerdiest game that has been seen for years. Many

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