Minecraft scores a Guiness World Record for Minecon 2015 attendance

By Brenna Hillier
7 July 2015 03:55 GMT

Minecraft fans set a world record this past weekend.


Minecon 2015 attracted over 10,000 visitors this weekend, netting the London event the Guinness World Record for “largest convention for a single video game”.

“For a multi-genre games convention to attract 10,000 fans is a big enough feat in itself,” Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition deputy editor Stephen Daultrey said in a statement published on MCV Pacific

“But for a convention dedicated to a single video game to get that number is nothing short of astonishing.”

I can’t actually think of any other single-game conventions off the top of my head. Even CCP’s EVE Fanfest covers multiple games nowadays, and Quakecon is all things iD and even general Bethesda. What am I forgetting?

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