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Minecraft passes the 1 million mark in sales

Indie game Minecraft smashes past the 1 million mark in sales

By Anthony Garreffa on Jan 13, 2011 at 06:08 pm CST - 0 mins, 33 secs reading time

Minecraft is something I've personally never gotten into but it's good to see an indie game reach an amazing 1 million in sales! Especially if you consider the game is still in beta status and people purchased it even in alpha form.

In it's alpha stage the developers were charging €10 for a copy where the price has increased to €15 for the beta. The final game will cost €20. For Minecraft to have reached 1 million in sales before the final release, it's an amazing achievement, especially when it has relatively basic graphics and it isn't another FPS.

Is this the future of gaming? Smaller purchases for non-traditional type gaming?

Last updated: Mar 2, 2014 at 12:00 am CST

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:techreport.com

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