Minecraft Sells 3 Million On Xbox Live

The creator of Minecraft, Markus Persson tweeted last night that his game has reached a fantastic milestone. Minecraft’s Xbox Live Arcade version has now officially sold more than 3 million copies.

I got told Minecraft for XBLA passed three million sales today!

Minecraft was released on the Xbox on May 9th of this year. The game sold an astonishing 1 million units in it’s very first week. The PC version was released around the same time last year and so far has sold more than 6 million copies.