Microsoft Aims to Purchase Minecraft for Billions!

Oculus sold out to Facebook, Twitch to Amazon, now a report in the Wall Street Journal makes the claim that Mojang may be selling the popular Minecraft phenomenon to Microsoft, and for billions! Microsoft had declined to comment and Mojang wasn’t available for comment however the deal seems to make sense in a weird way, at least from Microsoft's perspective. In his scant few months at the helm, newly crowned CEO Satya Nadella has rebuffed calls to kill off the Xbox brand, going so far as to say that "the single biggest digital life category, measured in both time and money spent, in a mobile-first world is gaming." Continue reading this story here.



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