Entries in 'mojang' (35)

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News
Newman on Mojang sale: 'I'd have done the same thing'

Newman on Mojang sale: 'I'd have done the same thing'

Garry’s Mod and Rust developer Garry Newman has defended Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from the criticism he has faced following his sale of Mojang to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has said that the growth of Minecraft and the influence the game now exerts are the reasons behind his decision to sell Mojang.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

As expected, Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft creators Mojang has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:07PM in News

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Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

IHS games analyst Piers Harding-Rolls discusses Microsoft's reported bid for Minecraft owner Mojang.

on Sep 15th 2014 at 8:33AM in News
Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Market analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has said that the expected union of Microsoft and Mojang is a very low-risk move for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:09AM in News

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Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is unlikely to stay at Mojang once Microsoft’s acquisition of the Minecraft developer is completed, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Minecraft on PS4 fails Sony certification

Minecraft on PS4 fails Sony certification

The PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft has possibly been delayed following a failed certification from Sony.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

The console editions of Minecraft have sold past the life to date total of its original PC platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:23AM in News

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Notch at loggerheads with Minecraft users (and press) over EULA

Notch at loggerheads with Minecraft users (and press) over EULA

The monetization rules that govern Minecraft servers have led to a public spat between the game’s creator and his community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Halo Mash-up Pack out today

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Halo Mash-up Pack out today

The Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Halo Mash-up Pack is scheduled to arrive today via the Xbox Games Store, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2014 at 5:24PM in News
Minecraft lands on Xbox One, PS4 and Vita in August

Minecraft lands on Xbox One, PS4 and Vita in August

Minecraft will arrive on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita this August, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2014 at 8:29AM in News
Minecraft Realms launches worldwide

Minecraft Realms launches worldwide

Mojang's private Minecraft server subscription service Minecraft Realms is available now worldwide.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2014 at 7:59AM in News

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Notch to disband Mojang after 10 years if no longer profitable

Notch to disband Mojang after 10 years if no longer profitable

Mojang will shut its doors a decade after its formation if the developer isn't turning a profit, company founder Markus 'Notch' Persson has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:31PM in News
Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft's PC version has sold 15m copies, creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:11PM in News
Minecraft Xbox One Edition will take Xbox 360 save transfers

Minecraft Xbox One Edition will take Xbox 360 save transfers

Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming Xbox One version of Minecraft will allow users to transfer their saves from Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 3:01PM in News
Minecraft for PS4 and Vita targeting Q2/Q3 release; Save transfers planned

Minecraft for PS4 and Vita targeting Q2/Q3 release; Save transfers planned

The PS4 and Vita versions of Minecraft could be with us in just a few weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 1:50PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang has confirmed retail release plans for Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in both North America and PAL regions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition has surpassed 21m copies sold, developer Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:47AM in News
Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft's next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:14PM in News
Warner Bros plotting Minecraft movie

Warner Bros plotting Minecraft movie

Minecraft creator Markus Persson is in discussion with Warner Bros over a Minecraft movie, he has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
'Significantly bigger worlds' coming to Minecraft Pocket Edition

'Significantly bigger worlds' coming to Minecraft Pocket Edition

Mojang has promised some significant new functionality for the mobile version of its hit title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 1:10PM in News