Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, has sold over 14 million copies of Minecraft for the PC every day. Minecraft involves players building weapons and tools. The Minecraft statistics page reports that people are buying around 16,000 new copies of Minecraft for the PC every day. The game sells for ?20 (around $26.50). Minecraft launched in 2009 and it was fully released in 2011.
The game is also popular on consoles and mobile devices. Minecraft’s sales as a whole have cross 35 million when accounting for all of the platforms. This includes 10 million copies of the Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Android and iOS, 10 million copies of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, and 1 million Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition copies. The PS3 version of the game launched in December.
Mojang has plans to release the game for the PS 4, PlayStation Vita and Xbox One.