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Minecraft classic sales hit 200M, with 126M monthly active players as usage spikes during pandemic

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Microsoft revealed updated metrics for Minecraft classic today, reporting more than 200 million unit sales and 126 million monthly active users.

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The game has proven popular particularly during the pandemic, with a 25% increase in new players last month and 40% increase in multiplayer sessions, reported. Microsoft made free to educators with an Office 365 Education account .

Microsoft bought Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion in 2014.

$2.5 billion seems awfully cheap today

— Jason ✨BeKind✨ Lemkin (@jasonlk)

Minecraft classic celebrated its 11th birthday on Sunday by updating its logo and name, Mojang Studios, which “unifies our dual studios in Redmond and Stockholm,” Microsoft said in a .

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