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Over 2 million sold for XBLA Minecraft

Indie darling becomes best selling XBLA title ever

The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has broken sales records, and passed the 2 million mark after it was released on May 9.

The news was shared on Twitter thanks to portfolio director for XBLA at Microsoft Game Studios, Chris Charla.

"I guess I can officially mention Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has crossed 2,000,000 in sales on XBLA!"

Markus 'Notch' Persson also had good news to share on the XBLA version, tweeting "best selling XBLA game ever, in less than a month."

And Persson seems to be eager to share the wealth, recently paying $6,543.21 for his Humble Indie Bundle V. The average price paid is $8.

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Latest comments (3)

Alex Byrom Studying Multiplayer Online games design, Staffordshire University5 years ago
I love it when you see developers give back to the community :-)
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Wayne Gibson UK Marketing Manager for GameKrib.com 5 years ago
Bought it this weekend. It's become a secret obsession of mine.
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Kayleigh McDougall Studying BA(Hons) Game Design and Production Management, University of Abertay Dundee5 years ago
Not too surprised this has happened, minecraft is very popular all over the world on the pc as it is.

And good for Notch for being so generous!
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