Minecraft, the super popular Swedish indie game, has reached 18 million downloads. This can be seen from the statistics on the game website. In addition to the 18 million downloads, the game has been bought by 4.3 million people. With current price of 19,95€ a piece that translates to a over 80 million euros in revenue. However, the game has been priced differently over the years so this is just a guiding figure.
Earlier this year we published our estimates of the games’ ability to generate revenue. According to our calculations Minecraft had generated 5 million euros in just March this year. Looking at the download amounts and statistics on the company website, the game is pumping money quite nicely for Mojang, the company behind the game.