Attack of the Fanboy

Minecraft popularity explodes on PlayStation 3

by William Schwartz


PlayStation 3 owners are proving that there was a lot of pent-up demand for Minecraft. 4J Studios’ port of Minecraft was the top digital seller on PlayStation 3. Rivaling and besting the likes of Grand Theft Auto, Call of Duty: Ghosts, The Walking Dead and other games, to shoot to the top of the charts.

Minecraft PlayStation 3 Edition also topped the PlayStation Add-Ons chart as well. The Minecraft Festive Skin Pack was the top selling additional content in December.

It’s not a huge surprise that Minecraft is popular on the PlayStation 3. The console release of Minecraft on the Xbox 360 was a huge success. Month after month the game continued to dominate Xbox Live Activity Charts, and was one of the systems top selling games, going on to sell millions and millions of copies.

4J Studios recently said that they are currently working on fixes for bugs in Minecraft on the PlayStation 3, but they’ve also got versions of the game coming for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

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