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Industry giant, Microsoft have confirmed that they have bought successful Indie video-game studio – Mojang for an estimated 2.5 billion dollars. Mojang are most famous for their award winning and extremely popular Minecraft, the sandbox build and survive simulation.

The owner/developer of Mojang is Marcus ‘Notch’ Persson, who began work on the game as an indie project whilst working for King.com, Inspired by other games such as Infiniminer and Dwarf Fortress, Minecraft was released initially to the public in May of 2009 and has gone from strength to strength since then, appearing on a host of games machines including Xbox 360, PS3, PCCD and most recently Xbox One and PS4.