Minecraft Reaches 6 Million Users

By Kyle Durant

April 5, 2011

This will be a rather short news piece but the news itself is quite big. The hit indie title that hasn’t even been out of beta stages yet, Minecraft, has surmounted a total of six million users. Managing director at Mojang, Carl Manneh, was not stifled enough to announce this via twitter.

Can anyone else believe this phenomenal figure? There are full $60 retail games that don’t even have half of Minecraft‘s total population. How many dear readers are apart of the enormous six million gamers? Is the amount of players deserving of the indie game?


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Kyle Durant

Pretty much your above average gamer who plays games profusely and appreciates them even more. Been gaming since the NES but is in love with anything PlayStation. No I am not a typical fanboy...I appreciate each system for their strengths and recognize their weaknesses. I just love the PS brand. (Think along the lines as someone who likes to read but loves one author in particular). Ever since my time as #2 in the world at Resistance 2, I have taken video games much more seriously. Don't get me wrong, I am a laid back, fun guy to game with...but I always play to win.

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