May 3rd, 2013

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Minecraft Pocket Edition has now passed 10 sales, with an update planned for the end of May. Parent company Mojang’s business developer Daniel Kaplan announced the 10m milestone on the Mojang blog, adding...

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March 25th, 2013

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The first official Minecraft books will be released this September by Egmont, alongside an All About Minecraft magazine. Children’s publisher Egmont, which secured the Minecraft deal last October, said...

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March 14th, 2013

Mojang is to launch a subscription service for Minecraft that will allow users to host their own online worlds. Minecraft Realms is aimed at parents who want a simple, secure way for their children to...

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February 4th, 2013

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Minecraft developer Mojang saw its revenue grow 177% year-on-year in 2012 to around 1.5bn Swedish Kronor (£161m). The company posted a profit of around $90m according to the Wall Street Journal, which...

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January 3rd, 2013

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The Christmas spike in smartphone and tablet activations, as well as app downloads, is now well known. But the figures emerging from Christmas 2012 are still startling for their sheer scale. We'll start...

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December 14th, 2012

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Mojang has sold more than 5m copies of Minecraft: Pocket Edition to date, shifting 4m of those in 2012 alone. Pocket Edition, the mobile version of the popular Minecraft game, was initially launched for...

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October 3rd, 2012

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Children’s publisher Egmont, which recently announced a line of Angry Birds books, has agreed a deal with Mojang for book and magazine publishing rights to block-building game Minecraft. You may wonder...

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March 26th, 2012

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Documents filed in Sweden by developer Mojang reveal that Minecraft has made $80m in revenues since October 2010, with earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation of $13.5m. The game...

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January 20th, 2012

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Indie developer Mojang has sold 700,000 copies of Minecraft: Pocket Edition on iOS and Android since its launch last year. The company announced the milestone in a tweet from the company’s Daniel...

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