Minecraft hits 3 million units sold

Friday, 5 August 2011 11:15 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Notch has just said on Twitter that Minecraft has now sold 3 million units. Here’s the tweet: “Minecraft just sold its third million copy!” Amazing. The game first launched bare bones in 2009, with the full version launching on November 11 and an Xbox 360 version to follow this holiday season.