Yes, the deal is real. Mojang is being bought by Microsoft.” ~ Full Blog Post 

How much you ask is always the big question? 2.5 BILLION is the answer.

Before everyone starts hating on them for selling out, stop and think about how far a tiny indie game has come from one man working on it a few years ago to selling for that much money. You have to give credit where credit is do and acknowledge how much pressure it must have been for Notch and the rest of the team to carry Minecraft once it became so immensely popular.

Notch says himself that he made this decision for his own sanity. Read his emotional goodbye here.

Also Jeb has said he is staying onboard as the lead developer on Twitter!

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