Markus 'Notch' Persson's discusses the $100 million he earned in 2012

By Shawn Knight
Feb 5, 2013
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  1. Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson earned just over $100 million in incensing fees from the game in 2012 according to a report in the Swedish financial press. The outspoken creator is still all a bit taken back by the fame...

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  2. captainawesome

    captainawesome TechSpot Booster Posts: 411   +42

    WoW! A hundred mill. cray cray
  3. Puiu

    Puiu TechSpot Addict Posts: 1,023   +90

    in just 2012...
  4. Eddo22

    Eddo22 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 146

    Bravo to someone who uses his money to help others instead of using it for his own greed.
  5. tehbanz

    tehbanz TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 183   +10

    The world needs more millionaires like this. He doesn't know what to do with the money, so he's not gonna buy a ****ing mansion, and a jet, and a boat and drop it all on coke and hookers. He's doing the write thing and donating to the EFF, and looking out for his family.
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,273   +258

    A little more respect for Notch now... even though I don't understand why people like Minecraft. It also explains why he's usually the top bidder on the humblebundle deals.
  7. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,580   +488

    To me people that are into minecraft are just as "mysterious" as those spending their lives on the Facebook :) there is something about them, isn't there? :)
    BlueDrake likes this.
  8. Littleczr

    Littleczr TechSpot Booster Posts: 368   +68

    Maybe he can buy the Crysis IP and turn this once great game around.
  9. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 807   +91

    Maybe there's something about people that use computers instead of tablets too
  10. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TechSpot Guru Posts: 675   +39

    Minecraft 2!!!!!! Do it! Do it!! Do it!!!!


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