Minecraft XBLA stacks up 3 million donwloads

There’s just no stopping Minecraft. The blocky build-a-thon has now surpassed the 3 million mark on Xbox LIVE Arcade, creator Notch announced via Twitter.

Minecraft on XBLA released back in May, and hit the magical 1 million mark within five days. At that point, Minecraft had already become the best-selling game on the XBLA platform, muscling out tough competition Trials Evolution and the long-standing Castle Crashers. Less than a month after release, Minecraft surpassed the two million mark. Now, at just over three months after release, it’s officially surpassed three million sales.

Notch took to Twitter to simply say, “I got told Minecraft for XBLA passed three million sales today!”

It seems that there’s just no slowing the juggernaut that is Minecraft, regardless of what platform it pops up on.


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Author: Aled Morgan View all posts by
Aled has served with distinction as a UNSC Spartan, become a Pokemon master, and saved the kingdom/world/galaxy more times than he can remember. Mixing a passion for gaming with a passion for writing since he was a child, Aled will play anything and everything he can get his hands on. When he isn’t trawling through virtual worlds or pawing at a keyboard to make words happen, he plays Ultimate Frisbee.

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