Notch rewards Minecraft team with $3 million
Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has split his personal dividend earnings from Minecraft studio Mojang’s last fiscal year among his team.
Totalling $3 million, Notch said via Twitter that he distributed the money because “Every single Mojangsta is a massive part of the reason Mojang is the best place on earth to work at right now.”
Minecraft has gone sold more than 5 million copies on PC.
Yesterday saw the release of Minecraft 1.2.1, bringing with it the following features:
New jungle biome
Added iron golems
New AI for mobs
Tame wolves can have puppies
Villagers will have children if there is room in their village
New map height limit (256 instead of 128)
New items and blocks
Doors have been updated so that double-doors work better with redstone
Added rare drops for mobs
Many other minor tweaks and fixes