Microsoft Acquires Mojang, Developer of Minecraft for a cool $2.5 Billion

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The Mojang team agreement came with a firm 2.5 billion dollar price tag. And with over 2 billion hours played on Xbox 360 alone in the past two years, Minecraft is already the bestselling game on Microsoft’s platform. With over 100 million downloads, Minecraft is one of the most popular games of all time. Since its invention in 2009, players have used the game’s sandbox elements to create inventive and monumental in-game masterpieces. Continue reading this story here


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