Minecraft franchise sales top 20 million

Game surpasses another major milestone

Indie game phenomenon Minecraft has sold over 20 million copies across all platforms.


Jens Bergensten, a Minecraft developer at Mojang, said on Twitter: "About 10 hours ago, Minecraft (PC) hit 9,000,000 sold copies! Which should bring the total for all platforms to... 20 million?"

He also said that Minecraft Pocket Edition has sold 7.3 million copies, while the Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition had sold almost 4.5 million copies last month.

The next major Minecraft update, version 1.5, is due to launch this month.