Minecraft Rakes In $350,000 In 24 Hours

That figure still pales in comparison to the money lost in productivity. Ironically, it seems the server troubles that forced the free-to-play weekend for Minecraft only helped the popular building game.

The fact that the game sold so many copies on a free weekend is perhaps a testament to just how addictive the game is. With over 25,000 more copies being bought by hungry gamers, we may have a new form of narcotics on hand.

Just don’t mention this to California.

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