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Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

The retail version of Minecraft was the best-selling Xbox 360 game in its launch window, according to the game’s creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson. VG247 reports Notch took to twitter to boast on the indie mega-hit’s hot start at retail for Microsoft’s console. They’re telling me it’s currently the fastest selling …

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition launches at US retail

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is out today at US retail, with the disc version arriving in additional territories throughout the rest of the month. The physical offering arrives at stateside shops following a five-week delay from its original April 30th release date. The title hits shelves in Japan, Australia and …

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Retail version of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition delayed

The retail launch for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has been pushed back to June. Major Nelson revealed on Twitter that the US release date had been moved from April 30th to June 4th – in effort to match the current downloadable equivalent’s latest version. FYI: In order to include the …

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Minecraft surpasses 6m sales on XBLA

The Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft has reached yet another milestone. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has now sold over SIX MILLION copies,” console developer 4J Studios announced on Twitter. The game’s continuing success on Microsoft’s console is no surprise, with indie retailer Game On recently telling MCV that the port …

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Minecraft 360 edition ‘Adventure Update’ lands today

The Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft is set to receive the content-packed ‘Adventure Update’ sometime later today. The game’s console developer 4J Studios revealed on Twitter that the patch had passed Microsoft certification and its arrival is now imminent. Along with the expected bug fixes and tweaks update 1.8.2 adds …

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Minecraft XBLA builds up 4m sales, averages 27,000 a day

Minecraft’s Xbox 360 developer 4J has revealed more staggering numbers for the indie hit’s console effort. Speaking on Twitter, a studio rep announced the port has surpassed 4m units sold in its first five months. The total figure averages out to around 27,000 copies sold a day. Last we heard, …

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