Published On: Wed, May 20th, 2020

Minecraft Sales Top 200 Million As Developer Mojang Gets A New Logo And Name (Well, Sort Of)

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In a post on Xbox.com Microsoft has announced that over 200 million copies of Minecraft have been sole to date. Not usually that, though 126 million people are personification a diversion on a monthly basis. That’s… a lot of people still personification Minecraft!

This news, combined by conduct of Mojang Studios Helen Chiang, follows a proclamation over a weekend that Mojang, a studio that creatively combined a diversion before being acquired by Microsoft in 2014, has now got a new name and trademark that unites both a Redmond and Stockholm studios underneath one banner. In a pierce that contingency have taken many, many seconds of brainstorming and concentration testing, Mojang (which means ‘gizmo’ in Swedish) is now famous as… Mojang Studios.

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The proclamation was done as partial of a blog post to applaud a 11th anniversary of a game’s initial beta recover (its central recover was in Nov 2011). Check out a video during a bottom of a page to get a demeanour during a motive behind Mojang’s new logo. Sorry, we meant Mojang Studios, of course.

With so many new titles removing expelled each week, it’s infrequently easy to forget a titans of gaming still going strong. It’s been a while given we dismissed adult Minecraft, though 126 million players a month is a towering number. Let’s also not forget that it was a most-watched diversion on YouTube final year with a mind-boggling 100.2 billion views. Plenty of life a aged diversion yet, it seems!

Minecraft Dungeons is attack after this month following a check from a designed Apr release, so keep an eye out for a examination in due course. In a meantime, let us know your thoughts on Minecraft’s longevity and Mojang’s radical new name below.

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