Minecraft: 500,000 Copies Sold and Counting, Halloween Update is Live

Minecraft: 500,000 Copies Sold and Counting, Halloween Update is Live

Minecraft: 500,000 Copies Sold and Counting, Halloween Update is Live

A couple days ago indie developer Mojang AB announced that its indie darling Minecraft has sold over 500,000 copies and is pushing 1.6 million registered users.  For a glitchy, janky game that’s still in the Alpha stage of development, I’d say those are some pretty impressive numbers.

With a Halloween update that was just released over the weekend, Mojang AB is sure to have an even greater surge of players.  The Halloween update brought new features including different kinds of blocks and a new underground area called Hell “The Slip”.  If you’re still iffy on the game, PC Gamer has an in-depth, insane hands-on of the update that displays some pretty creepy visuals.  Who knew that Hell in block form could be so disturbing?  You can purchase Minecraft here.