Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition performing strongly at retail

Monday, 24th June 2013 01:33 GMT By Brenna Hillier

The physical, retail version of Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition was the best-selling Xbox 360 game in its launch window, according to Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson.

Noting that the disc version of Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition had been out for a few days on Twitter, Persson went on to reveal it’s selling just about as terrifically as everybody expected.

“And they’re telling me it’s currently the fastest selling console game in the US. Neato!” he said.

Minecraft hit US retail earlier this month. It seems almost impossible that not everybody already owned a copy of Minecraft; the Xbox 360 version has sold over 6 million units and players have logged a cumulative total over 1 billion hours, the Pocket Edition has shifted 10 million and so has the Mac and PC version.

It’s coming to Xbox One now, too. Gosh.

Thanks, Units.



  1. Crussong

    I hope this nightmare will be over soon… cant read the anymore.
    Its Minecraft here, Minecraft there, Minecraft everywhere.
    Kids spamming tons of shit on youtube isnt enough already?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Francis O

    @1 The day Minecraft decides to go multiplatform on consoles…’s even going to blow up more. Imagine Minecraft on Wii U were you can actually use the stylus to dig! Or on the PS4 with the track pad!

    You think things are bad now…..wait till they finally realize they’re making far less money just being on the Xbox 360.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. ps3fanboy

    this milking cow will not be allowed to go multiplatforms…. just saying.

    #3 2 years ago

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