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Amazing! Minecraft Developer, Mojang made 326 Million Last Year


Outstanding! The maker of the ever popular Minecraft, Mojang, made over $326 million in 2013. To those unaware, Minecraft accounts for the vast majority of their revenue and consist are split between the different available platforms.  About 38 percent of their earnings from the PC version, 30 percent from the console and 25 percent from the mobile version, according to The Wall Street Journal.

That is a substantial amount for a company who employs 36 people and for a game that publicly released an alpha build for the PC on May 17, 2009 though it Mojang didn’t release the full version till on November 18, 2011.

“Usually with games, you would start to expect a decline after the first year since launch. That’s never really happened for us. Financially speaking, we have no pressure whatsoever to rush into any new projects. Besides, we have no outside owners that require us to reach any particular goals.” Mojang executive Carl Manneh said.

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source: eurogamer

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