As the headline suggests, the Xbox 360 version of indie sensation Minecraft has been doing rather well. Microsoft announced at the end of the week that the game had broken existing sales records for first day sales. While no figures have been announced, the game was apparently making profit within the first hour of release, according to a tweet from Mojang supremo and game mastermind, Notch.
All of which is good – no excellent – news for the team at 4J Studios who developed the Xbox 360 version of the game (in their East Linton studio, fact fans, not their Dundee studio as some poorly informed news sources have been reporting…)
The game has already picked up critical acclaim worldwide, with Eurogamer making it their game of the week and giving it a whopping 9/10.
Congratulations (again) to Mojang, 4J and the happy players of Minecraft.
(and thanks again for the world exclusive banner, chaps…)