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 Minecraft: Pocket Edition  sells 700K copies
Minecraft: Pocket Edition sells 700K copies
January 19, 2012 | By Tom Curtis

January 19, 2012 | By Tom Curtis
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Newsbrief: It's been just a few months since its debut, but Mojang's Android-based Minecraft: Pocket Edition has now sold more than 700,000 copies, said company employee Daniel Kaplan via Twitter.

These numbers bode quite well for the app, especially considering it currently bears a (relatively hefty) price tag of $6.99 on the Android Market.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition first launched in August as a timed exclusive for Sony's Xperia Play, and debuted on additional Android devices near the end of September.

By comparison, Mojang's flagship version of Minecraft recently reached 4 million units sold.


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Chris Moeller
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Interesting- I wonder how much of the total sales were during the time when the google market had it discounted to $0.10?

Akil Henry
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EXACTLY! I made sure I got it that day even though I don't have a compatitble device


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