Minecraft is a sandbox video game created by Mojang Studios.
Markus “Notch” Persson built the game in Java. It was originally released publicly in May 2009 and then fully released in November 2011, with Jens “Jeb” Bergensten taking over development.
Minecraft is the best-selling game in the world, with over 238 million copies sold and around 140 million monthly active users as of 2021.
In Minecraft, players can locate and mine raw materials, build tools and things, and construct buildings, earthworks, and basic machinery.
In addition to fighting computer-controlled creatures, users can work together or compete against other players on the same globe.