Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson sold both his game and his company to Microsoft last year. It made him very, very wealthy. So what’s he been up to since, aside from buying super expensive houses?
In addition to a report yesterday claiming Microsoft was in talks to buy Swedish developers Mojang, Bloomberg now says that according to “a person familiar with Microsoft” Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson will in all likelihood step aside from the company once the sale goes through.
After news broke that the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft had been cancelled, many people couldn’t help but wonder, just how much of the project was there to cancel, exactly? Was there something there to cancel, even?