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Minecraft Realms subscription service to offer kid-friendly servers

Mojang is preparing to launch Minecraft Realms, a subscription service that will provide families a safe and easy way to play Minecraft online. Speaking with GI.biz, Mojang CEO Carl Manneh revealed the kid-friendly service is in the works. Realms will carry $10-$15 monthly fees to free parents from the server …

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Mojang will consider Minecraft PSN; Wii U release unlikely

Mojang will look into making Minecraft available through Playstation after the game’s console exclusivity deal ends with Microsoft. Edge points to Minecraft lead Jens Bergensten appearance on iGamer, where the developer revealed Mojang is currently mulling additional platforms for its indie sensation. "Microsoft has an exclusivity deal for consoles," Bergensten …

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Minecraft launches on Raspberry Pi

Mojang has brought Minecraft to a new platform, announcing the game’s arrival for Raspberry Pi computers. Minecraft: Pi Edition can be picked up now by device owners as a free download straight from the developer. The launch build is far from feature complete, but content updates are expected to arrive …

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Mojang brings in $237m in 2012

Mojang CEO Carl Manneh has revealed the Minecraft developer brought in revenue of nearly $240m last year. In an interview translated by GI.biz, Manneh explained how the total (which included $100m from license fees) was still difficult to comprehend for the independent developer. "It’s almost hard to grasp," said Manneh. …

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Minecraft hits 20m sales across all platforms

The seemingly unending sales onslaught of Minecraft has brought the title to another major milestone. The indie sandbox block-builder blockbuster has surpassed 20m units sold across its four available platforms, according to Mojang’s Jens Bergensten via Twitter. The company went on to reveal some key numbers for last year, announcing …

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