Minecraft 2.0

Microsoft bought Minecraft for $2,5-billion in September 2014. For those of you who don’t know what Minecraft is all about – watch the Minecraft Trailer [2014]!

Up to now it looked like this. Then HoloLens came out and opened up a completely new dimension of Minecraft: an AR Minecraft version. Only imagine the upcoming possibilities!

The aquisition was confirmed by Mojang in the following way:


Minecraft Creeper

Yes, the deal is real. Mojang is being bought by Microsoft.

It was reassuring to see how many of your opinions mirrored those of the Mojangstas when we heard the news. Change is scary, and this is a big change for all of us. It’s going to be good though. Everything is going to be OK. ❤

via Yes, we’re being bought by Microsoft.


In the light of the above, TGN reacted on Microsoft’s HoloLens demo and speculates about where Microsoft might take Minecraft prospectively:

What do you think of an AR Minecraft version? Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below!

If you can’t get enough from Minecraft, also watch Minecraft’s Xbox One version trailer.

Or read Mojang’s official statement here.