Microsoft buys Mojang video-game maker for USD 2. 5 billion

(AGI) - Stockholm, Sept. 15 - Microsoft has bought thevideo-game maker Mojang, creator of the popular 'Minecraft',for USD 2.5 billion. A statement informs that the agreementwill be completed before the end of 2014. Microsoft iscommitted to continuing to make Minecraft available across allplatforms such as PC, iOS, Android, Xbox and PlayStation."Minecraft is more than a great game franchise. It is an openworld platform, driven by a vibrant community we care deeplyabout, and rich with new opportunities for that community andfor Microsoft." . .

(AGI) - Stockholm, Sept. 15 - Microsoft has bought thevideo-game maker Mojang, creator of the popular 'Minecraft',for USD 2.5 billion. A statement informs that the agreementwill be completed before the end of 2014. Microsoft iscommitted to continuing to make Minecraft available across allplatforms such as PC, iOS, Android, Xbox and PlayStation."Minecraft is more than a great game franchise. It is an openworld platform, driven by a vibrant community we care deeplyabout, and rich with new opportunities for that community andfor Microsoft." . .