Here is the latest report that Microsoft has today confirmed that it will be acquiring Mojang, developers behind Minecraft game for $2.5 Billion. But this is not a shocking move from Microsoft as rumors had already been arise few days back in media.
Majong launched Minecraft in 2009 and has been purchased more than 16.5 Million times by Mac and PC users along and remaining 83.5 Million by other platform users.
Now Majong team will work under Microsoft studies and will join the crowd of gaming franchises Forza Motorsport, Halo and Fable.
“Microsoft plans to continue to make “Minecraft” available across all the platforms on which it is available today: PC, iOS, Android, Xbox and PlayStation,” company said.
In addition to this, Founder of Majong will not join Microsoft “The founders: Notch, Carl, and Jakob are leaving. We don’t know what they’re planning. It won’t be Minecraft-related but it will probably be cool,”. company said.