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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sold 1M copies in five days


6:30 PM on 05.14.2012
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sold 1M copies in five days photo



In news that's equally surprising as it is not surprising, Microsoft has announced the official sales figures of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. Major Nelson and Notch themselves were hinting at very strong sales last weekend, with no official on the actual numbers. As of today, Minecraft 360 has sold just over 1 million copies in just five days. That really is quite impressive.

I'm going to be honest and say I find it weird that people are paying $20 for the 360 version of Minecraft. All the Kinect stuff isn't there yet, it's missing quite a few updates, there's no dedicated servers, and there's no mod support. There is a promise of most of that stuff coming in future updates, but the PC version is definitely the one to go with. Maybe that's just me. If you've been playing the console port, what do you think of it? Are my reservations ridiculous?





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4:00 PM on 03.26.2014
Minecraft title update 14 out on Xbox 360 today, PS3 tomorrow

Man. I can type "title u" into Google and "title update 14" appears. Minecraft scares me a little bit, sometimes. Console players are getting this update real soon -- it goes live today on Xbox 360 and tomorrow on PlayStation...more



7:30 PM on 03.19.2014
Mojang still making buttloads of money from Minecraft

Buttload. It's totally a phrase.  Mojang, the makers of the runaway hit Minecraft, doubled their net income in 2013 according to The Wall Street Journal. They made $128 million last year, and revenue wise they saw 38% fr...more



4:30 PM on 12.18.2013
Marvel characters are coming to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Ed.

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8:00 PM on 12.13.2013
Minecraft sells 10 million on Xbox 360, plus a DLC sale

Damn. 10 million copies of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition have been sold to date. I'd say the person responsible for initiating the deal that would eventually lead to this version coming about deserves a raise, or a pat on the b...more



11:15 PM on 11.15.2013
4J working to move Minecraft 360 saves onto Xbox One

Those who have invested many hours into Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition and are planning on picking up the Xbox One port have, for some time, been wondering whether or not they'd have to leave their creations behind. As...more



1:15 PM on 11.11.2013
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1:15 PM on 11.01.2013
Skyrim officially comes to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

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4:30 PM on 05.01.2013
Europe to get Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition in late June

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7:00 AM on 04.23.2013
Real life Minecraft Diamond Sword slices and dices

Our favorite blacksmith is back! This time he's recreated the Minecraft's Diamond Sword on the latest episode of Man At Arms. Another cool creation, but I'd hate to actually have to wield this thing as the handle doesn't look comfortable at all.more



9:00 PM on 04.14.2013
Retail version of Minecraft for Xbox 360 delayed

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