The mobile version of Mojang's popular open-world building game has hit a new milestone this week. According to a tweet from Mojang's Jens Bergensten, Minecraft: Pocket Edition has sold over 21 million copies to-date. We assume that this number includes paid iOS and Android versions of the game. Minecraft: Pocket Edition was released in August 2011, and arrived on iOS devices that same November.
MC:PE has sold over 20 million copies (actually, over 21M), so we're going to have a live broadcast on Monday: https://t.co/5p38eaIaqm— Jens Bergensten (@jeb_) April 9, 2014
Mojang confirmed 14.3 million PC sales in late February, while the new PS3 version hit one million sales earlier this year after just five weeks on sale. Earlier this Mojang revealed that the Xbox 360 edition of the game had surpassed 12 million sales. On a slightly related note, Title update 15 has been released today for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. The update mostly deals with a new of bugs and tweaks a few things here and there for the sake of game balance.