News: Microsoft rumored to buy Mojang

Wallstreet Journal and CNBC have recently reported Microsoft’s interest in purchasing Mojang AB, the parent studio of Minecraft. Reasons are unclear for the purchase, some claim this is merely securing the position of Minecraft onto XBox One platform, quite a hefty guarantee with a purchase like that. There are also rumors that Microsoft may attempt to stop the release of Minecraft onto its competitive platform owned by Sony (Playstation 4). Whatever the reasons at this moment, price tag claimed by the media has been estimated at $2 billion.

 

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