It was a rumor which was one week on the lips of everyone and it has finally been confirmed. The software giant Microsoft buys Mojang, creator of Minecraft, one of the best-selling games in history, for a value of $ 2500 million.
The game is for PC, Mac, Linux, PS3, PS4, Xbox, Xbox One, Android and iOs, and with the purchase by Microsoft, things could change. In particular affects us the version of Android, known as Minecraft: Pocket Edition, very limited with regard to the console and PC versions.
The big question is whether this version will be paralyzed or even eliminated, something that would not appeal to anyone. For the moment, You should not fear anything in the short term and we will continue playing with the most famous hubs of history for quite some time on Android.
It is likely that the game adapts quickly to Windows Phone and integrates with the Windows applications store, which would be a very powerful movement for the convening power of the game. There should be no limitations to the versions that are not Windows, at least for the time being.
The importance of Minecraft is such that already has become a cultural icon, reaching all kinds of merchandising and even a film and a documentary. That Yes, the purchase has conditions, and is the creator of the idea, Markus Persson “Notch” will leave the company when Microsoft take control, although in theory the game development will be as always since long ago that delegated throughout the development of the game on your computer.