Minecraft has now sold 10 million copies on three different platforms

Console version of open-ended sandbox game joins PC and Pocket versions in the 10-million seller club.

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has now sold 10 million copies since launch in May 2012, making the Xbox 360 the third platform on which the game has sold that many units. Minecraft for PC and Mac has sold 13 million copies, while Minecraft: Pocket Edition passed 10 million sales this year.

The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft sells for $20, meaning the title has generated $200 million since launch. This is up from 8 million units sold in August.

Creator Markus "Notch" Persson told GameSpot, "I'm having a hard time processing it."

As a "thank you" to players, Microsoft is offering 50 percent off all skin and texture packs (excluding Mashup packs) for one day only on Saturday, December 14. Minecraft is also coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, though release dates for those platforms have not been announced.

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Why is Minecraft not on the Wii U/3DS/DS? This game will sell like hotcakes on Nintendo systems

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MS contract.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Except its coming to PS3/PS4/PS Vita

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>The Gamespot articles that were linked to in the previous "13 million PC sales" didn't say anything, just it being unlikely, without clarifying further, of course :(.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>True, if it still doesn't ever make it over then I'd really have to wonder why.

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I wasnt expecting another logistical article about Minecraft so soon. What with the previous one being a mere few hours ago. One could assume they could have been combined no?

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If this was a Microsoft announcement they would tell us how many blocks people have laid.

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<< LINK REMOVED >>And people would make lame jokes about that being the closest to the fans getting laid.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> enough to build lifesized solar system

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Congratulations, great to see this game doing so well. Notch stuck to his vision and delivered.

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