Notch: Minecraft XBLA sales hit 3 million

We knew Minecraft was popular when it came out for Xbox Live Arcade in May, but the popularity apparently is still growing as Marcus "Notch" Persson has tweeted sales have hit 3 million units.

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We knew Minecraft was already popular on PC when it came out for Xbox Live Arcade in early May. Sales started fast and less than a week after launch the game had sold more than a million units. Apparently, that popularity is still growing, according to Mojang's Marcus "Notch" Persson.

Persson tweeted this morning that the game has now sold more than three million units on XBLA. The game is getting some love during the Summer of Arcade event, and, not to be forgotten, the PC version is getting more changes on August 1.

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    July 20, 2012 10:30 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Notch: Minecraft XBLA sales hit 3 million.

    We knew Minecraft was popular when it came out for Xbox Live Arcade in May, but the popularity apparently is still growing as Marcus "Notch" Persson has tweeted sales have hit 3 million units.

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      July 20, 2012 3:08 PM

      Wow 3 mill huh? Can we have our update now...?

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      July 20, 2012 3:09 PM

      This dude hit the fucking motherload.

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      July 20, 2012 3:19 PM

      Whatever happened to the pc-360 compatibility?

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        July 20, 2012 3:23 PM

        They're different games. If they did make them compatible, they would have to dumb down some aspects of the PC version. On the Xbox 360 version, the possible game world is much smaller.