2012 was a good year for Minecraft. The popular indie building title sold 15 million copies in 2012 across all platforms, with the Xbox 360 version of the game having the greatest success. According to recent data released by Mojang, over 5 million copies of the game were sold on Xbox Live, just over four million were sold on PC, and nearly 6 million copies were sold on iOS and Android devices.
Below you’ll find the “Christmas Stat Attack” from the Mojang Blog.
70,808 of your purchased/redeemed Minecraft for PC/Mac on December 25th, and 241,845 during the week of the 24th – 30th. You redeemed a total of 4,177,843 copies throughout the year.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
100,416 of you bought Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition on December 25th, and it was purchased 325, 591 times during Christmas week. Massive congratulations to 4J Studios; they sold 5,002,370 copies of 360 Edition in 2012.
Minecraft: Pocket Edition
283,939 of you bought Minecraft: Pocket Edition on December 25th, and 706,419 copies were downloaded throughout the week. 5,899,727 copies of Pocket Edition were sold throughout the year; we’re including both Android and iOS sales in those figures.
Minecraft: Pi Edition
Minecraft: Pi Edition isn’t released yet, silly. But it is due soon! Visit pi.minecraft.net for early info.