Mojang AB

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Mojang AB
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Basic Information
Business Type
Subsidiary
Foundation
2009
Founder
Markus Persson, Jakob Porsér and Carl Manneh
Parent company
Microsoft Studios
Product(s)
Minecraft, Cobalt, Scrolls and 0x10c
Head Office(s)
Stockholm, Sweden Sweden

Mojang AB (from Swedish "mojäng", literally "gadget")[1] is a Swedish video game developer based in Stockholm. It was founded by Markus Persson as Mojang Specifications in 2009, and transformed into Mojang AB in 2010 with Jakob Porsér.[2] The company is best known for creating the three-dimensional sandbox game Minecraft, which was released in 2011.

On September 15, 2014, Mojang publicly announced that they would be bought by Microsoft, and on November 6, 2014 became a subsidiary of Xbox Game Studios (then known as Microsoft Studios).

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hit game Minecraft to stay private. Reuters (February 4, 2013). Retrieved on March 24, 2019
  2. The History of Minecraft. TechRadar (June 13, 2018). Retrieved on June 28, 2019

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