Xbox Boss Teases New "Future Work" On Minecraft
"Very cool to see the new ideas the team has come to life."
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Xbox boss Phil Spencer spent a part of his day today with the team at Minecraft developer Mojang, he said on Twitter. While he didn't get into specifics about what he saw, Spencer said it was a "Great day with the team [at] Mojang seeing the future work on Minecraft."
He added: "Very cool to see the new ideas the team has come to life."
Great day with the team @Mojang seeing the future work on Minecraft. Very cool to see the new ideas the team has come to life.— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) April 19, 2017
Microsoft acquired the Minecraft franchise and developer Mojang in September in a big deal worth $2.5 billion. Since then, the massively popular sandbox game has gotten even bigger, with Microsoft announcing 121 million sales and 55 million monthly players earlier this year.
The game is regularly supported with new DLC and updates, including Power Rangers content that came out at the end of March. More recently, Microsoft announced a real-money marketplace for Minecraft, while the game is coming to another platform, Nintendo Switch, in May.
In August 2015, Spencer talked about his broad vision for Minecraft, saying Microsoft has no immediate plans to make Minecraft 2, though it could happen eventually.
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