Microsoft rumored to be buying Minecraft developer for $2 billion

Mojang, the developer behind Minecraft, is reportedly being acquired by Microsoft for $2 billion.

| Sep 9, 2014 at 6:50 pm CDT

An interesting rumor is emerging, that Microsoft will acquire Mojang, the developer behind the super-successful Minecraft. The Wall Street Journal is behind the report, which gives it some weight, which says that a "person familiar with the matter" has noted that the deal is worth over $2 billion.

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Other than that, there's not much to report on now, but you can be sure we'll have more to say if and when this happens.

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