Minecraft Logo – Minecraft is a game independent of construction, type “open world” or sandbox, originally created by Markus “Notch” Persson, and later developed by his company, Mojang AB. His final-compatible computers Java – was launched on 18 November 2011 in the MineCon 2011, although several drafts have been released to the public since May 2009. There are also versions for Android and iPhone OS, and one for Xbox 360 is currently in development.
Minecraft construction is based on a three-dimensional environment composed of cubes and randomly generated. The gameplay Creative -and how Classic in one of the alphas – focusing entirely on this aspect, with unlimited resources. The way Survival introduces an element of survival: the player has a life bar, there are monsters that can attack, the resources are to be collected, etc.. Both modes can be played solo or multiplayer. Minecraft is based on games like Dwarf Fortress, Dungeon Keeper and Infiniminer.
Since the launch of their drafts, Minecraft was a great success. In June 2009, Persson announced it would begin marketing the game. In January 2010 it reached one million copies sold. Currently, the game has sold 5 million copies.