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.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Discover five simple strategies to help enable a more productive workforce in this analyst white paper from ESG. Productivity –it’s the vital ingredient of a nimble business. When IT is simple to manage and robust enough to take on heavy workloads, the door to innovation opens. When teams can collaborate anywhere, anytime, they can pounce on emerging opportunities. HPE Just Right IT delivers the power of productivity to your organization –at your price point.

  • While most organizations agree information governance is critical for their business, a recent AIIM survey found 45% of respondents agree that the lack of information governance leaves their organization wide open to litigation and data protection risks. This is, in part, because the traditional technologies and strategies used to govern content weren't designed for today's collaborative, cloud and mobile environment. In this eBook, we'll introduce you to information governance – and how to jump start …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date