Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has announced on Twitter that Minecraft has passed the 20M registered user mark, and has done so in a very strange way.
His first "Minecraft now has 20 million registered users. At 70 kg each, that's 25% of the weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza."began innocently enough,
Nice, fun fact, to be sure. He then "23.23% also bought the game. Extrapolating, we find that 76.77% of the internet will register for things they don't want." It was his inventive way of stating that 4.6M of those gamers paid for the game.,
He then went for a Back to the Future reference, that "20 million people produce enough heat energy to power a Flux Capacitor, but there are significant logistic problems with doing so." Who knew that many people could generate 1.21 gigawatts of electricity?
Finally, Persson realised he'd gone a bit too far when he finally "At 4 liters per day, it would take a million years to drink 20 million liquidized humans. Just saying," then added, "I'll stop now.",
Persson is now Minecraft to Xbox Live Arcade.on a new, unannounced project, while Jens Bergensten is heading the port of