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Minecraft XBLA hits 5m copies sold

Mojang has revealed the latest milestone for its multi-platform hit Minecraft, announcing that the Xbox 360 Edition has reached 5m sales. Mojang’s Daniel Kaplan shared the info on Twitter, adding that the number was reached on the final day of 2012. The word comes just days after the company announced …

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Minecraft moves over 450,000 units on Christmas day

Mojang’s multi-platform cash cow Minecraft has once again flexed its muscle. The indie game with its own convention moved 453,000 units on December 25th. Creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson took to twitter to share the news; initially claiming the figure was collected on December 24th, and then later correcting the date …

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Minecraft documentary to premiere on Xbox Live

2 Player Productions’ upcoming documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang will premiere this weekend on Xbox Live. Major Nelson has announced Gold members in the US, UK, Ireland, Belgium, Portugal, France, Austria, Sweden, and Finland can catch the film in full on Saturday, December 22nd at 8 PM Eastern in …

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Minecraft Pocket Edition sales hit 5m, franchise closing in on 20m mark

Minecraft Pocket Edition is selling well, really well. In fact, it appears the game is selling on par with its PC and XBLA counterparts. Mojang’s Johan Bernhardsson revealed earlier today the game had reached 5m sales. The mobile version of Mojang’s title initially launched in November of 2011, during the …

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Minecraft 360 edition averaging 50,000 sales a week

It looks as if the Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft has a good chance of running down its PC predecessor in terms of sales. Gamasutra reports the XBLA version is still selling between 40,000 and 60,000 copies a week just over half a year from launch. As of the end …

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