Mojang (Minecraft's creating team) peaked when it started in 2009 . Minecraft was the most popular game on youtube in 2019 getting over 100 billion total views. In May, Microsoft boasted that Minecraft had sold 176 million copies across all platforms, making it the best-selling game ever. If you don’t count Tetris and its many versions. But Minecraft is widely known as one of the biggest games out there. For it’s simple concept it's a very widespread feature. Minecraft is an exploring and building and gathering game where there are many realms that you can go to. You can do countless things and there is no end to this Huge game.
Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg started his lets play on minecraft and he and his 100 million subscribers all followed him onto this journey. He got more than 570 million views in one month just for playing around in his Minecraft world. For the first time since January 2017, Minecraft had beat Fortnite as the most-searched game on YouTube. Minecraft is having a moment again, and it’s remembered of one of YouTube’s earliest gaming trends known as the “PewDiePie Effect.” Pewdiepie has really helped this game comeback and it has boosted off again. Pewdiepie started a “let’s play” game and still keeps his world going.
Minecraft has 112 million monthly players. Ranking more than the multiplayer 3D user generated world game Roblox and the 3D third person shooter and builder Fortnite. By statistics Minecraft is the most successful game ever made ranking around 180 million sales. Behind minecraft is Tetris with 170 million,Grand Theft Auto V with 120 million, and Wii sports with 83 million. Minecraft Earth is mojang's take of real life Minecraft with an upcoming augmented reality sandbox game developed by Mojang and published by Xbox Game Studios. Mojang is “very happy” with its sales rates and their players are “more than satisfied.” This 3D blocky, beautiful, large scale game is still on track to keep their players happy. “Minecraft has created experiences with friends I can do anywhere else and I love to play this in my freetime.” - Aidan Mccloud . This 11 year old game is still relevant and having updates being put out one after the other.
Story by Jasper Grein