Minecraft Sells 20 Million Copies

Minecraft for PC and Mac has now sold 9 million copies, per sales data published on the official Minecraft website. According to a tweet from Mojang's Jens Bergensten, the new lead of Minecraft, total franchise sales now sit around 20 million copies. This is up from 17.5 million in the middle of December.

He added that whilst the PC original remains the top seller, it's the Portable Edition for mobiles which has most momentum. Minecraft Pocket Edition has sold 7.3 million copies. However the total Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition figures were not released to the public.