Minecraft is insanely popular. Unless you have been living in a cave you know this already. The game is available on a wide variety of platforms, but sadly Microsoft’s Windows Phone is not one of them. That may change soon, since Microsoft acquired the company behind Minecraft. No big surprise there. If you own it, use it on all of your platforms.
When asked if he could promise the release of Minecraft for Windows Phone, Microsoft’s Xbox chief Phil Spencer replied yes. It was first rumored weeks ago, that Microsoft was interested in acquiring Mojang, the company that’s behind Minecraft. There was no official confirmation right away from the company, but last week it made the announcement that it had paid well over $2 billion for Mojang. That’s a ton of dough.
Many feared that this meant Microsoft would make Minecraft exclusive to its own platforms, but that’s not happening. The company is committed to continue developing for competing platforms like Sony’s PlayStation. And so, support for Windows Phone will be added soon as well. Now we know for sure. Windows Phone users will soon be able to get in on all of the fun and have the game for their devices.