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Indie Hit 'Minecraft' Reaches 500,000 Sales Milestone
By Hector Cortez Oct 29, 2010, 23:57 GMT
With 500,000 sales, this is a huge landmark for indie games.
Indie game company Mojang AB, the creators of Minecraft, which is still in the Alpha phase of development, announced it has recently reached the 500,000 sales milestone.
With almost 1.6 million registered users, this is a huge landmark not only for Mojang AB but also for indie games. With the success of Minecraft, Mojang AB will reinvest in Minecraft and also begin work on new games.
To celebrate the occassion, Minecraft will receive a special Halloween update this weekend which will add new features such as the currently named underworld “The Slip”, where the player will be able to teleport long distances in the real world.
Minecraft is a sandbox PC game where the player can remove, build and combine cubic blocks and create a world to their liking. Minecraft, which is currently in heavy development, was first released to the public in spring 2009.
For more information about the Minecraft craze, visit www.minecraft.net