for Xbox Live Arcade has now surpassed 3 million units sold. The announcement comes via Twitter
from Mojang's lord of the blocks, Markus "Notch" Persson, who wrote this morning: "I got told Minecraft
for XBLA passed three million sales today!"
The $20 downloadable title launched on May 7 and sold a million units in five days
. It then reached two million sales in early June. Minecraft
for XBLA has also enjoyed significant support through updates, the latest (v 1.73
) having gone live last week.