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Minecraft is Coming to Raspberry Pi!

Minecraft is Coming to Raspberry Pi!

Nov 26, 2012 4 comments

Have you ever thought about learning to program? Where would you begin? How much would it cost? What would you need to get things moving?

Minecon Schedual / Live Stream!

Minecon Schedual / Live Stream!

Nov 23, 2012 2 comments

Download the official interactive schedule with the maps on your iOS or Android device. Couldn't make it out to MINECON in Paris? Don't worry. This weekend...

Block by Block: A Personal Story

Block by Block: A Personal Story

Nov 23, 2012 10 comments

Kibera is one of the largest slums in Africa with estimates of anywhere from 200,000-700,000 people crammed in less than a two square kilometre radius...

Minecraft 1.4.5 Pre-Release

Minecraft 1.4.5 Pre-Release

Nov 18, 2012 2 comments

Unfortunately we have to patch Minecraft again, this time to fix the broken LAN server functionality. Good news is that this only affects the client...

Minecraft 1.4.4 is out!

Minecraft 1.4.4 is out!

Nov 14, 2012 4 comments

We’ll just quickly post to let you know that the Minecraft 1.4.4 update now can be downloaded in the Minecraft launcher.

Minecraft has sold 8 million copies on PC!

Minecraft has sold 8 million copies on PC!

Nov 14, 2012 5 comments

Jeepers creepers! Crikey! Jawch! Inoffensive exclamation native to your home country! Minecraft has sold 8 million copies on PC and Mac.

Minecraft 1.4.4 Pre-release

Minecraft 1.4.4 Pre-release

Nov 8, 2012 4 comments

There were two important new problems in the 1.4.3 pre-release that we had to fix, so here's a pre-release of 1.4.4 instead! We hope to publish it in...

The Weekly Chunk – it’s survey time!

The Weekly Chunk – it’s survey time!

Nov 8, 2012 9 comments

You can play Minecraft on a heap of different platforms: PC, Mac, iOS, Android, and Xbox 360. Phew. But how do you play Minecraft? And, more importantly...

Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.5.0 Submitted

Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.5.0 Submitted

Nov 7, 2012 10 comments

The 0.5.0 release of Minecraft Pocket Edition has been sent in for review and we expect it to be released in mid-November. Here are the changes in 0.5.0.

The Best of Your Scary Screenshots…

The Best of Your Scary Screenshots…

Nov 7, 2012 0 comments

Thanks for all the entries to our scariest screenshot competition! I’ve seen a lot of horrific images over the past few days. Now I’m too petrified to...

The Winners of our Facebook Cover Competition

The Winners of our Facebook Cover Competition

Nov 7, 2012 0 comments

More winners! Thanks to everyone who entered our Facebook cover competition.

Minecraft Gift Cards Now Available in the US

Minecraft Gift Cards Now Available in the US

Nov 7, 2012 1 comment

US residents! Now you can buy Minecraft for PC/Mac in real-life stores! Very exciting stuff.

Minecraft 1.4.3 Pre-release

Minecraft 1.4.3 Pre-release

Nov 2, 2012 6 comments

Since the release of the Pretty Scary Update we’ve been super-busy trying to fix as many reported issues as possible. We’ve now reached the point where...

Halloween Charity Skin Pack on Xbox

Halloween Charity Skin Pack on Xbox

Oct 29, 2012 10 comments

Today we are releasing a very special Halloween Skin Pack for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. It’s special because all proceeds will go charity! The Skin...

Announcing Minecraft Skin Studio!

Announcing Minecraft Skin Studio!

Oct 25, 2012 9 comments

The clever guys at 57 Digital have released a new app for iOS that lets you create and rate Minecraft skins from the comfort of your device. Minecraft...

Minecraft Pretty Scary Update!

Minecraft Pretty Scary Update!

Oct 25, 2012 10 comments

The 1.4.2 Pretty Scary Update poster! 1.4.2 is out!!!

Minecraft 1.4.1 and 1.4.2 Pre-release!

Minecraft 1.4.1 and 1.4.2 Pre-release!

Oct 24, 2012 13 comments

Busy day on the Mojang blog indeed! Don’t forget to check out the other posts for info on the bug tracker, Minecon and our Pretty Scary Screenshot competition...

Introducing the Minecraft Bug Tracker!

Introducing the Minecraft Bug Tracker!

Oct 24, 2012 2 comments

Mojang now has a proper Minecraft Bug Tracker for the community to use! Many of you guys have been asking us for a real bug tracker instead of using the...

MINECON Updates

MINECON Updates

Oct 24, 2012 2 comments

Some important information if you’re a MINECON attendee…

Pretty Scary Update incoming… scare us silly!

Pretty Scary Update incoming… scare us silly!

Oct 24, 2012 4 comments

The Pretty Scary update is almost here! It’ll arrive on Thursday if all goes to plan. I fear it.

Minecraft 1.4 Pre-release!

Minecraft 1.4 Pre-release!

Oct 20, 2012 4 comments

Woho, time to get ready for 1.4! This release is the full 1.4, intended to prepare server admins and mod makers. Searge of the Minecraft Coder Pack has...

Minecraft Snapshot 12w42b (Preprerelease!)

Minecraft Snapshot 12w42b (Preprerelease!)

Oct 19, 2012 1 comment

Here’s the next snapshot, 12w42b! We are pushing these very rapidly now because we need to get ready for the 1.4 pre-release (which needs to be out before...

Minecraft Snapshot 12w42a

Minecraft Snapshot 12w42a

Oct 17, 2012 3 comments

Releasing an early snapshot this week because we need to crunch out the pre-release as soon as possible. This snapshot has the following changes:

[ModDB] Introducing Warner and Demolition99

[ModDB] Introducing Warner and Demolition99

Oct 17, 2012 4 comments

As many of you know, I've been running this profile for two years now. I've seen both Minecons, and naturally, I am finding less and less time for this...

Minecraft Snapshot 12w41a

Minecraft Snapshot 12w41a

Oct 11, 2012 7 comments

The Pretty Scary Update is almost upon us, with just two weeks until our target release date (October 24th). Here is this weeks changelog:

Minecraft Snapshot 12w40b

Minecraft Snapshot 12w40b

Oct 5, 2012 16 comments

We're now fully into the “prepare for release” mode, so we've almost only worked on bug fixing and performance. We've decided to aim for October 24 for...

Status Update for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Status Update for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Oct 5, 2012 1 comment

Here is a progress update on what has been going on with the Xbox version of Minecraft. As soon as we have a release date for this update I will let you...

Minecraft Snapshot 12w38b

Minecraft Snapshot 12w38b

Sep 21, 2012 2 comments

Because the "say" command didn't work we decided to do a 12w38b snapshot

Minecraft Snapshot 12w38a

Minecraft Snapshot 12w38a

Sep 20, 2012 3 comments

Still working towards the Pretty Scary Update. We're reaching the end of the number of features we want, and will from now on start focusing on polishing...

MINECON tickets sales are now open

MINECON tickets sales are now open

Sep 17, 2012 0 comments

Minecon tickets are now on sale at the Minecon website!!!