Well, file this under ‘holy crap’.
Microsoft is nearing a deal to buy Mojang AB, makers of the Minecraft video game franchise, according to a new report. According to the Wall Street Journal, the deal would value Mojang at more than $2 billion and could be signed as soon as this week.
No. Just no.
Maybe Notch just got bored of it all and decided to pursue his vinyl collecting hobby full-time.
The person claiming the GPL applies to the server code must really be upset now.
The money available to the other programmers who did get hire just took a big jump up.
A .NET version of minecraft coming soon.