Minecraft Earth passes 2.5 million downloads

Minecraft: Earth
Minecraft: Earth (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Minecraft Earth is an incredibly popular mobile game that is still in early access.
  • It launched in the United Kingdom and United States recently.
  • You can get it for free through the Apple App and Google Play stores.
  • So far, it's been downloaded around 2.5 million times.

Minecraft Earth is steadily rolling out across the globe as an early access preview. Recently, it launched in the United Kingdom and the United States, and it's already been adopted by millions.

Sensor Tower keeps track of downloads and today, the team said that Minecraft Earth was downloaded 1.4 million times the week following the American launch. The total downloads is approaching 2.5 million. You can read an excerpt from the report below.

In the week following its November 12 launch in the United States, location-based augmented reality game Minecraft Earth has generated 1.4 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play in all available markets, according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data. Developer Mojang has been steadily rolling out the game in early access across the globe for the last month. To date, total downloads have reached close to 2.5 million.

It's great to see that Minecraft Earth is doing so well. Let's see if it becomes as popular as Pokémon Go. Do you play Minecraft Earth? Are you interested in the game? Let us know.

Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.