David Briddock compares this free block-based sandbox with its more famous Microsoft-owned rival
Microsoft’s recent $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, resulted in an outpouring of dismay, uncertainty and confusion within the huge and fiercely loyal Minecraft community.
To allay fears, Microsoft released statements saying its intention is to keep Minecraft just as it is. After all, it says, doing anything that upsets the Minecraft community would be foolish – not to mention a huge waste of money. However, as 2015 begins to unfold, Microsoft’s long-term plans for Minecraft are still unclear.