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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. It’ll cost $20 on the new platforms, but those with who have already purchased the PS3/Xbox 360 version can upgrade to their next-gen counterpart for just $5. The upgrade program will be available for …

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Minecraft Realms launches worldwide

Mojang’s private Minecraft server subscription service Minecraft Realms is available now worldwide. The developer announced the news earlier this week on its blog, explaining that the service is now an option wherever Minecraft is available. The service launched in North America last month, adding to its growing list of region’s …

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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. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Persson divulged his long-term vision for the studio formed to oversee the development of his indie game turned empire Minecraft; …

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Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft’s PC version has sold 15m copies, creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has announced. The figure was confirmed by Notch on Twitter – adding to the 21m Pocket Edition sales, and another 12m Xbox 360 sales totaled earlier this month. The game is also out on PS3, already selling 1m copies …

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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. After months of teaming up with Mojang, we can confirm that Minecraft X360 Edition will save transfer to Xbox One Edition,” Xbox boss Phil Spencer said. More news soon.” …

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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. Responding to questions on the PlayStation Blog, Mojang’s Owen Hill said that the company is aiming for Q2/Q3” for both the PS4 and Vita versions of the hit title. Added Hill: The plan is …

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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. Both the US and Europe PlayStation blogs report on the indie hit’s upcoming PS3 Blu-ray release, which follows Minecraft’s Xbox 360 version receiving the same treatment in 2013. News of the physical …

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Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition has surpassed 21m copies sold, developer Mojang has announced. The milestone for the game’s mobile edition was confirmed by Mojang’s Jens Bergensten on Twitter. Combined with the most recent sales info on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms, that puts the indie phenomenon damn near 50m copies …

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Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft’s next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced. The indie studio listed out the notes for Title Update 14 in a post on its website, adding that the patch will land today on Xbox 360 and tomorrow on PS3. The new update features a new zombies …

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