About Us

Minecraft Playbook is a website created by Fans for Fans to provide game play information Minecraft via Crafting receipes, articles, videos, images, and other media to make the game more enjoyable for all.  Our Playbook section provides insight to crafting & building in the Minecraft world.

SALES FACTS:

  • Minecraft is the #1 Selling PC game of All-Time, over 22 Million sold as of January 2016. see here
  • Minecraft is the #3 Selling Game of All-Time, 72¬†Million sold as of January 2016.
  • Only Tetris (400 Million) and Wii Sports (82 Million) have sold more.

Minecraft is a sandbox video game created by Swedish programmer Markus “Notch” Person. ¬†The game was originally published by Mojang for the PC on May 19, 2009, the “full version” was published on November 18, 2011. ¬†Current development of the Minecraft game platform is currently done by lead developer Jens Bergensten at Mojang. ¬†On November 6,2014, Mojang along with ownership of Minecraft was purchased by Microsoft. ¬†The game is available on a variety of platforms:

Platform Release Date Remarks
PC May 19, 2009 Full Version: November 18,2011
Android October 7, 2011
Apple iOS Novmeber 17, 2011
Console (XBOX 360) May 9, 2012 via XBOX Live Arcade
Console (PS3) December 17, 2013
Console (PS4) September 4, 2014
Console (XBOX One) September 5, 2014
Windows Phone December 10, 2014
Wii U Edition December 17, 2015 Nintendo eShop

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