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Minecraft: the best selling video game in history

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The building and survival game in a virtual world created by Markus "Notch" Persson, broke sales records and swept all versions

The game developed by "Notch", the founder of Mojang AB company was publicly launched in 2009, in his "Classic" for PC; and even expanded into phones, tablets and consoles Xbox 360, achieved his greatest success in the version for PlayStation 3 Edition, where exceeded one million units sold in just one quarter.

"In just three months, the title has broken all records of PlayStation Store and has become the best selling game in the history of the digital platform, beating odds of other great games cult like Journey, PAIN, Worms or Flower "Sony, maker of the PlayStation 3 platform said.

Minecraft, in terms of content, allowing the player to make buildings in an open world through three-dimensional blocks as gather resources and create objects with different utilities to fight creatures or other players who are online.

The variety of activities you can do in this virtual world meant that, among all versions, add up to 35 million units sold, and the game is between the top-sellers of all history level franchises like Super Mario Bros. and Grand Theft Auto.

Its acceptance by millions continuous and that is why, for those game lovers and for those who do not yet know, and announced new versions of the game for the Vita and PS4 brand new laptop and Xbox One.

traslation: Belén Zapata