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Mojang bought by Microsoft

Discussion in 'Tavern Talk' started by muteberlin, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. muteberlin

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    Ah damn! Welp, guess I have to find another game to play...it's been fun guys.
     
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    There's the concern that Microsoft purchased Minecraft to help boost Window's Phone sales, could this be the end of Minecraft PC: for iOS?
     
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    RIP PC Minecraft. You will be sorely missed.
     
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    Minecraft is so popular on all devices that they simply cant stop development without loosing alot of money/players. I hope that Microsoft will get minecraft off of Java and maybe get it's own engine with better performance :p
     
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    Code it in Objective C! C++ forever!
     
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    What does this actually mean for minecraft though? Other than potentially having more resources and integration with microsoft
     
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    It could mean Microsoft being microsoft. Which is generally a bad thing.
     
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    It could mean "Lets take this chunk of funding for the PC version, and move it to xbox"
     
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    Worst case scenario: Updates start costing money, Minecraft becomes Xbox-exclusive and Microsoft pull a Nintento and start putting restrictions on monetizing Youtube Let's Plays.

    If Microsoft aren't mind-numbingly stupid however, they'll remain as hands-off as possible.
     
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    So Minecraft is one of the most played games. the fifth most played game of July 2014.[​IMG]
    There is no way they can f**k this up. Microsoft may be stupid sh*ts but I think they are smart enough not to F**k it. Plus the most of Mojang Team is still working on it as far as we know.
     
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    Im pretty sure we are gonna need to get Xbox Live Gold Membership now right?
    (jk)
     
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    A membership is really worth it actually. You get a free game every month and... no one gives a crap about Xbox live do they.
     
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    Well, considering most games they give away are the games that nobody bought in the first place, yeah, bad.
     
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    Nuuuu, I hope none of this affects mcme.

    That'd be wretched. :(
     
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    Ya cuz nobody bought Dishonored, or dead rising 2, or halo 3. Nobody.
     
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    wait when was halo 3
     
  18. wyliewylie

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    Skyrim still making top charts, damn.
     
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    Notice how I said MOST games. Also most games given away are years old, while play station, for example, gave away uncharted 3 a few months after it came out. (Not trying to start a flame war by the way just stating facts)
     
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    The shitty part though, is that those games were all for old gen. The only next gen games they gave away literally looked like something off of miniclip.
     
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