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It's Official: Microsoft Owns Mojang

Posted by Suzie Ford on Sep 15, 2014  | Comments

It's Official: Microsoft Owns Mojang - MMORPG.com

Minecraft founder Notch has officially confirmed last week's rumor that Microsoft would be purchasing the game's development studio, Mojang, for a whopping $2.5 billion. Microsoft's Phil Spencer, head of the XBox division, made a statement as well.

"Minecraft adds diversity to our game portfolio and helps us reach new gamers across multiple platforms," says Xbox chief Phil Spencer. "Gaming is the top activity across devices and we see great potential to continue to grow the Minecraft community and nurture the franchise. That is why we plan to continue to make Minecraft available across platforms – including iOS, Android and PlayStation, in addition to Xbox and PC."

Source: The Verge


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