Mojang developed Minecraft (sandbox video game). Markus Alexej Persson created the game in Java programming language. In 2009, it was released as a paid public alpha for personal computers before releasing in November 2011, with Jens Bergensten taking over development. Since then, it has been ported on many other platforms and is the best video game selling of all time. As of 2020, 200 million copies are sold and 126 million monthly active users. This video game is liked by critics and has won many awards. Microsoft purchased the intellectual property of the game.
What can a player do in Minecraft?
- The players explore a blocky, procedurally-generated 3D world with infinite terrain and craft items and tools, extract and discover raw materials, and build earthworks or structures.
- Computer-controlled mobs can be fought by the players, depending upon game mode.
- The players corporate with or compete against other players in the same world.
- In survival mode, resources are acquired by players to maintain health and build the world.
- In creative mode, resources are unlimited for players.
- The players can modify the game to create items, new gameplay mechanics, assets.
What all things are there in Minecraft?
There are no specific goals to achieve, allowing players a large amount of freedom in choosing how to play the game. But there is an achievement system known as advancements in the Java edition of the game and in PlayStation ports trophies. The game is played from 1st person perspective by default, but players have the option for a third-person perspective.
Rough 3D objects are there in the game world, mainly fluids and cubes, commonly called blocks, representing various materials such as stone, tree trunks, lava, dirt, ores, and water. The revolves around picking up and placing these objects. In a 3D grid, these blocks are arranged while players can move freely around the world. To build things, players can mine blocks and place them elsewhere.
A material known as Redstone is there in the game. This can be used to make primitive mechanical devices, logic gates, and electrical circuits, allowing for the construction of many complex systems.