Minecraft developer Mojang now officially part of Microsoft

By Brenna Hillier
6 November 2014 22:28 GMT

Microsoft has completed its purchase of Mojang.


The Minecraft developer is now officially part of the Microsoft Game Studios family, executive Phil Spencer announced today.

Microsoft shelled out $2.5 billion for the former indie in September, and has promised to continue supporting non-Microsoft platform versions of Minecraft.

Minecraft is available on Android, iOS, Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Vita, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Mojang founder and Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson said the whole shebang just got too big for him, and is stepping away from the company to preserve his wellbeing.

Thanks, MCV.

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