Minecraft Xbox 360 sells 7 million

Console version of open-ended sandbox game reaches new sales milestone.



The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has now sold over 7 million copies, developer Mojang announced today over Twitter.

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"Minecraft on Xbox has now sold 7 million copies!!! CRAZY! =D," business developer Daniel Kaplan said.

It is unclear if this figure is referencing the Xbox Live Arcade version, the disc-based retail version, or combined sales of both. Mojang was not immediately available to comment.

The XBLA version of Minecraft crossed 6 million units sold at the end of March, while the disc-based iteration released this month and broke retail records in the United States.

Meanwhile, the PC/Mac/Linux version of Minecraft recently crossed 11 million copies sold.

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