The Raspeberry Pi computer, a diminutive credit-card sized computer with a $35 price point can at last lay claim to having Minecraft running within its silicon cloisters as developer Mojang confirmed today that the game is now available from the Raspberry Pi blog after being announced in November last year. Known as Minecraft: Pi Edition, the game not only supports multiple languages but best of all, it also costs absolutely nothing […]
Big Minecraft news arrived today from the Twitters Pages from Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson after he retweeted a post from Mojang business director Daniel Kaplan saying that the XBLA version of Minecraft has already sold 3.6 million copies. That 3.6 million number comes shortly after a July tweet from Notch saying the game surpassed 3 million sales.
Mojang has issued Minecraft 1.1, which adds a bunch of new features to the game. Okay, mostly apples and sheep, but still pretty exciting news. There’s new language support, reduced brew times, and bow enchantments, plus you know, bug fixes and that sort of stuff. But mostly sheep. For a full list of features and to see them in action check out the video after the jump.
Minecraft, the sensation that has swept the world for over two years, has finally had an official release as Minecraft 1.0. The game, independently developed by Markus “Notch” Persson in Java, has seen many revisions and additions since its inception. This huge milestone can only mean more success for the game where you can practically do anything. Congrats, Notch and Mojang!
Mojang had been alluding to releasing Minecraft for the Xbox Arcade, and now we have a release date: Spring 2012. If you want a sneak peek of how it looks on the 360 then head on down to Las Vegas November 18-19 for MineCon where it’s going to be playable to fans during the Minecraft PC launch celebration.