Minecraft hits 20 million registered users milestone

Mojang boss man Markus “Notch” Persson took to Twitter over the weekend to reveal that Minecraft.net has reached the 20 million registered users milestone.

It’s an impressive number, to be sure, but just how many of those 20,121,024 users actually bought the game? According to Notch, only about 23.33%, which is roughly 4.6 million (Or something like that. Math is hard, folks).

In an attempt to make those statistics more interesting (or something), Notch offered some.. interesting conversions of those statistics. “Minecraft now has 20 million registered users. At 70 kg each, that’s 25% of the weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza,” he wrote.

In a slightly more disturbing conversion, Notch said: “At 4 liters per day, it would take a million years to drink 20 million liquidized humans. Just saying. I’ll stop now.”

Minecraft went gold late last year, and just recently received its first post-launch update, Minecraft patch 1.1. Among other things, the patch added in new bow enhancements, world type options, localizations and more than a few bug fixes.

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