Minecraft PC sells 12 million copies

PC version of Mojang's open-ended sandbox game reaches new sales milestone, generating over $323 million in revenue.


The PC/Mac version of Minecraft crossed 12 million copies sold today, driving the open-ended sandbox game to all new heights.

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The figure is up from 11 million copies sold at the end of June.

At $26.95 per copy, Minecraft for PC/Mac has now generated more than 323,400,000 in revenue.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition passed 10 million sales in May, while the downloadable Xbox 360 version crossed 8 million earlier this month.

Microsoft has described Minecraft as a "beast," and will release the game on Xbox One.

Minecraft is also coming to the PlayStation 4. Nintendo recently addressed the game's absence from the company's platforms.

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