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The History of Minecraft: From 2009 Release to Worldwide Phenomenon

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Explore the origins and evolution of the iconic game Minecraft.

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Minecraft. Everyone have heard about Minecraft. Few, however, knows why it was created and how it all began. Here's the history of how Minecraft came to be. In 2009, Markus Persson, also known as Notch, released Minecraft to the world. The sandbox game allowed players to build and explore virtual worlds made up of blocks. It quickly gained popularity for its creativity and freedom.

Since its 2009 release, Minecraft has captured the hearts of gamers of all ages worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling games of all time. The game's simple yet addictive gameplay has kept players coming back for more, leading to a dedicated community of fans who continue to support the game to this day.

Steve is one of the original characters you could play as in the game Minecraft when it was released in 2009, alongside a female character. The game allowed players to customize their characters and explore procedurally generated worlds filled with resources to mine and monsters to defeat.

In celebration of TechRadar's PC Gaming Week 2020, let's take a look at the history of Minecraft, from its humble beginnings to being the worldwide phenomenon it is today. The game has evolved over the years with updates and expansions that have added new features and content for players to enjoy.

Today, Minecraft is one of the most influential and popular online games out there. This has almost always been the case since its initial release in 2009. The game has spawned a variety of merchandise, spin-offs, and even a live-action movie adaptation starring Jack Black and Jason Momoa.

Minecraft Legends is coming very soon. After being announced last year, Mojang's next big swing is coming shortly. The developers have been working hard to deliver a new and exciting experience for fans of the game. With updated graphics and gameplay mechanics, Minecraft Legends promises to take the franchise to new heights.

Let's take a look at the entire Minecraft franchise, which has a lot more games than you might think, to find out where they all are. From mobile versions to console adaptations, Minecraft has expanded to reach a wide audience across different platforms. The game's success has led to numerous spin-offs and collaborations with other popular franchises.

This is a sidebar to the March 23, 2015 Forbes Magazine cover story, Inside The Post-Minecraft Life Of Billionaire Gamer God Markus Persson. Markus Persson's success with Minecraft has made him a prominent figure in the gaming industry. Despite selling the game to Microsoft in 2014, his legacy lives on through the continued success of Minecraft and its ever-growing community.

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