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Microsoft wants to turn Minecraft into a 100-year brand

When Microsoft purchased  Minecraft for $2.5 billion in 2014 there was a lot of concern by the community that Microsoft planned to make the software Windows-only and use it to bolster the Windows Store, eventually killing the platform. Today Minecraft is available on even more platforms than 2014, including even in virtual reality on the […]
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