There's no denying that Minecraft has turned into a global phenomenon over the years, but its latest sales numbers are pretty staggering. Minecraft announced on Twitter today that a whopping 122 million copies of the game have been sold to date.
Hurrah! Sending a big thank you to all our amazing players. pic.twitter.com/5RaD1dpW65— Minecraft (@Minecraft) February 27, 2017
It's hardly surprising when you consider that, not only has the game been on the market since 2011, but it's now on virtually any platform you can think of. Regular updates have also ensured there's plenty of new content to check out on a regular basis as well.
In addition to the sales numbers, Minecraft revealed in a follow-up tweet that Minecraft has 55 million monthly players, which is pretty impressive as well. That's up from 40 million monthly players in June of 2016.
Are you among the many who have jumped into Minecraft in recent years?
- Download Minecraft for Windows 10 from the Windows Store
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