Founding History of Mojang Studios

Founded by Markus Persson.

Started design and development work in May 2009.

Purchased the minecraft.net domain name in May 2009.

Launched in May 2009.

Incorporated as Mojang Specifications in May 2009.

Purchased the minecraftforum.net domain name in June 2009.

Amended the company name to Mojang AB in October 2010.

Accepted an acquisition offer from Microsoft for $2.5 billion in September 2014.

Rebranded as Mojang Studios in May 2020.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Year 1 of Mojang Studios

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Version 1 of Mojang Studios (Game)

MAY 2009

Stats of Mojang Studios (Pre-Sale)

2009 to 2012

2013 to 2014

Full Year 1 of Mojang Studios

Y1 of Mojang Studios.pdf

MAY 2009 to APR 2010

Extras of Mojang Studios

2009 MAY Cave game tech test

2012 NOV Fireside chat with Notch