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Minecraft on PC sees 7m sales

Mojang's Minecraft continues to be hugely popular

Mojang's business development director Daniel Kaplan has tweeted that Minecraft has seen sales of 7 million on the PC. There seems to be no slowing down for the block building title, as it also set records recently on Xbox Live Arcade becoming the fastest selling title with over 2 million sold.

Indeed, the Xbox edition has been raking in money, accounting for an average of 17,000 downloads per day, which amounts to $340,000 each day.

Mojang has said that it's actually on track to double last year's profits.

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James Brightman has been covering the games industry since 2003 and has been an avid gamer since the days of Atari and Intellivision. He was previously EIC and co-founder of IndustryGamers and spent several years leading GameDaily Biz at AOL prior to that.

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