Minecraft reveals no indicators of slowing down, with Microsoft revealing in an April 2021 earnings name that the favored sandbox recreation’s month-to-month energetic customers elevated by 30% yr over yr. The title has reached some 140 million customers thus far.
This newest determine comes from a new fact sheet Microsoft printed. It incorporates varied different milestones Minecraft surpassed, together with producing greater than $350 million thus far by promoting mods, add-on content material, and different experiences. Microsoft additionally famous that Minecraft has bought greater than 238 million copies up to now in nearly each nation and territory on this planet. This contains Antarctica and Vatican City.
Other stats embrace gamers downloading 1 billion items of content material from the Minecraft Marketplace, the common participant in North America and Europe being 27 years previous, and greater than half of youngsters aged September 11 in the identical continents play the sport. More telling, 90% of these on-line within the US are “aware of the Minecraft brand.” Also, it was the most-watched recreation on YouTube in 2020 with over 200 billion views.
There are some stats on the Education Edition, as properly, like 35 million college students and lecturers utilizing the sport in 115 nations. According to Microsoft, Minecraft: Education Edition noticed a 150% enhance within the variety of gamers yr over yr.
In different Minecraft information, the upcoming Caves & Cliffs growth has grown in scope, with developer Mojang splitting it into two components. Part one arrives this summer time whereas the second half, which incorporates a lot larger adjustments, is deliberate for the vacation.
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