Mojang founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson typically hires his own superiors, but the hiring of the company’s new vice president comes with something of an odd twist.
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Mojang may have one of the most popular games in recent memory with Minecraft, but the company isn’t looking to stop there. Minecraft Realms is on the way and will offer a safer way for younger players to spend their time in the blocky universe.
Minecraft developer Mojang’s reported earnings for 2012 were $240 million (£152 million), according to comments made by CEO Carl Manneh and reported by Swedish site IT24.
Financials filed by Mojang have revealed since Minecraft’s launch in October 2010, the game has accumulated over $80 million thanks to more than 5 million paid downloads.
Mojang CEO Carl Manneh has said three unannounced projects are in the works at the firm, two of which will possibly be announced or even released during the first half of 2012.
Mojang managing director Carl Manneh has said Cobalt may be released on Friday, but is still undecided.
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