And now, just like that, Mojang and Microsoft have been joined in holy matrimony. Microsoft Studiosí Phil Spencer made the official announcement just yesterday morning, letting everyone know that the house that Minecraft built had officially been purchased by the home of the Xbox.
If thereís one thing that Minecraft has proven, itís that people like building things. And destroying things. Now gamers will be able to both build and destroy things to their hearts content on the go, as Sony has finally announced a launch date for the PlayStation Vita version of the landmark indie game, and itís coming up a lot more quickly than you might expect.
If you have an Xbox 360 and you play Minecraft, I need you to listen to me very carefully: Don't blink. Whatever you do, don't blink. Just boot up your console, head on over to the Xbox Marketplace and download the first batch of Dr. Who skins for your world-building game but, most importantly: Don't. Blink.
4J Studios announced this week that they're about to release a major patch for the newly released PS4 and Xbox One versions of Minecraft. They also indicated that all console versions are going to be receiving a lot of content soon.
Xbox One owners will soon have a new way to buy Minecraft. Microsoft announced today they're going to sell boxed copies of the game later this fall.
Notch leaves Minecraft behind as Microsoft buys up the development studio. #GamerGate keeps pushing onward with a lot of developer support and big news drops for Super Smash Bros.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson will be leaving Mojang after the company is officially purchased by Microsoft. Persson explained the decision in a very personal blog post.
Minecraft developer Mojang confirmed today that they're being purchased by Microsoft for $2.5 billion. Both Mojang and Microsoft sought to reassure fans that this won't dramatically change the game, though.
We may not have to speculate about Microsoft's potential purchase of Mojang much longer. A new report suggests that they'll announce the acquisition of the Minecraft developer early next week.
Destiny fills up the news circles this week as the massive AAA title has finally launched. A new trailer dropped for the new-gen version of GTA V and Microsoft could buy out Mojang for $2 billion.
Get your hard hats ready, boys and girls, because it looks like we have a new bit of content to crawl through in the rumor mill. Yesterday it came out that Microsoft could potentially be looking to purchase Mojang, the studio behind the insanely popular Minecraft game.
There's some crazy news circulating that popular indie studio Mojang could be pulled under the umbrella of Microsoft. This could be some pretty big news if it turns out to be true and a lot of gamers might want to know how this potential acquisition might affect Minecraft fans.
Minecraft for the Xbox One has officially launched. The game is currently available right now for Microsoft's third-generation home console for $19.99. On the bright side, if you already own the game on the Xbox 360 you'll be able to get the game for only $4.99.
The Xbox One version of Minecraft is just days away. The PS4 edition could be coming even soon.
Mojang has finally finished Update 1.8 for the PC and Mac versions of Minecraft. The patch took them 300 days, making it the most time-intensive update they've released to date.