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Minecraft: Xbox Edition has sold almost 4.5 million

Console port continues strong sales momentum

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has sold nearly 4.5 million copies, the game's developer has claimed.

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More precisely, total sales as of the end of November sat at 4,476,904, according to Mojang figures passed to Gamasutra.

Sales momentum for the game, which launched on Xbox Live Arcade in May 2012, continues to be strong, with on average 50,000 copies sold each week.

Series creator Marcus Persson confirmed on November 12 that the PC version had passed the 8 million sales milestone.

The Xbox version had surpassed 4 million sales as of October 1, according to developer 4J Studios.

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