A source speaking to Reuters has said that Microsoft will officially confirm its purchase of Minecraft developer Mojang today.
The source says that Microsoft is acquiring Mojang in an attempt to pull users towards its mobile division.
Currently Minecraft is not available on Windows Phones. It is however, the top paid app on both the Apple Store and Google Play.
The purchase price has also been upped from the rumoured $2 billion to $2.5 billion, the source says.