Microsoft buys Minecraft for £1.5 billion!

That’s quite a crafty buy for Bill Gates and the team!


Computer giants Microsoft have bought Mojang – the company behind the huge online game Minecraft – for a smooth £1.5 billion!

Microsoft also own Xbox so experts (or should that be Xperts) think the deal could be to guarantee future Minecraft games will be shown on the new Xbox One.

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Minecraft has sold over 54 million copies around the world and is the biggest game of its kind!

The game’s founders have also left the company and so some fans are worried that this could have an effect on the series.

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