All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mojang’

Minecraft Pocket Edition Version 0.6.0 Should Be Out Soon

It was reported last week that Mojang was working on a smaller update for Minecraft Pocket Edition that would add a few new features, but its main purpose would be to address a few bugs. Plans change, however, and Mojang has decided to merge update 0.5.1 and 0.6.0 into a single update that will be out soon. Mojang’s Jens Bergentsen …

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Minecraft Now At 20 Million Sales Total, 9 Million Came From PC

Minecraft is the money machine that just won’t stop. Late last year, all three versions of the game hit some pretty big sales milestones. It hasn’t slowed down since with the PC version of the hit indie title reaching another massive sales milestone. Earlier this morning, Mojang’s Jeb posted on Twitter that the PC version of Minecraft has now hit …

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.5.1 Update Coming Soon

Despite being the little brother of the bunch, Minecraft: Pocket Edition has become quite the sales juggernaut. The game stays atop the charts on both iOS and Android, and sales have surpassed 5 million. Not bad for a premium app in an age where most mobile gamers refused to pay for anything. Now, Mojang could sit back and relax, but …

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Minecraft Sold 1.2 Million Copies During Christmas Week

Over three years out from the release of the first Minecraft Alpha, the popularity of the make-your-own-adventure sandbox game has not died down, and even appears to be rising. Mojang, the game’s developer, this week announced that it sold over 15 million copies of the game during 2012. What’s more, a huge number of those sales were from the mobile …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Closes Out 2012 With 5 Million Sales

In November, Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition had sold about 4.4 million units. It was unknown if it would cross the 5 million threshold before the end of the year, but a presumably successful holiday season has helped push Minecraft into a league all its own as far as Xbox Live Arcade titles are concerned. 4J Studios announced that Minecraft Xbox …

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Minecraft: The Story Of Mojang Breaks Out On December 23

Did you know that 2PlayerProductions was making a Minecraft documentary? You would if you were one of the 3,500 plus people who backed a Kickstarter last year. After a year and a half of hard work, a documentary on the creation of Minecraft is finally ready to be released. 2PlayerProductions announced this week that Minecraft: The Story of Mojang will …

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Minecraft Pocket Edition Sales Surpass 5 Million

Popular indie title Minecraft is available in three flavors – the original PC version, the Xbox 360 Edition and the Pocket Edition for mobile devices. It’s this last version, Pocket Edition, that gets the least amount of attention. Despite that, it’s already hit an impressive new sales milestone. Johan Bernhardsson, one of the developers on Minecraft Pocket Edition, took to …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Plenty Of New Features In Title Update 7

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition is making bank for Microsoft, Mojang and everybody else involved. The game just recently surpassed 4.4 million copies sold with the game selling anywhere between 40,000 to 60,000 copies a week. That kind of support puts a lot of pressure on 4J Studios to deliver constant quality updates, and they’re not disappointing. PlayXBLA announced today that …

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You Can Now Get A 3D Printed Model Of Your Minecraft Masterpiece

Some of the creations people make in Minecraft border on “Seven Wonders” style grandeur. Those who make them are obviously proud, but their creations are just digital imprints that only last as long as the server or hard drive hosting it stays around. To help combat this particularly depressing scenario, FigurePrints has started to make 3D prints of Minecraft creations. …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Another Massive Update

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has proven to be a hit beyond anybody’s expectations. The success is great, but it means that 4J Studios has to work extra hard to get out new updates to players wanting more out of their Minecraft experience. The developer pushed a major update last month, but they’re already about to push another major update in …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Creative Mode And More In Next Update

Minecraft continues to be the best selling XBLA game ever released on the service. It’s kind of amazing since the original PC version is leaps and bounds ahead of the current console version in terms of features and content. That won’t be the case for long as 4J Studios has a massive update planned for the near future. The first …

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Minecraft Dev Tells Microsoft to Stop “Trying to Ruin the PC”

Putting aside all the criticism Microsoft has been getting on its upcoming Windows 8 operating system regarding its new user interface (and also it not yet being ready for a release), a lot of the harsher criticism the company has gotten for the OS is about how Microsoft is doing gaming on the platform. Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has repeatedly …

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