(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Over the holidays, the popular block building game, Minecraft, earned Mojang a lot of money, $1 million to be exact.
“Holy mother of God. MCPE on @AppStore had 1 million usd in revenue during Christmas day. And we were only no3 on top grossing in USA. Crazy!” wrote Mojang business manager, Daniel Kaplan, on his Twitter page.
The $6.99 Pocket Edition is only one of several platforms the game is available on.
Minecraft’s popularity is on the rise, as proven by the significant increase in revenue the company saw on Christmas day.
Earlier this month, Apple released its “Best of 2013” chart, revealing Minecraft: Pocket Edition as the number on in-app purchased game.