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Minecraft was first released to the public on 17 May 2009, as a developmental release on TIGSource forums, later becoming known as the Classic version. Further milestones dubbed as Survival Test, Indev and Infdev were released between September 2009 and February 2010, although the game saw updates in-between.
Publisher(s): : Mojang; Xbox Game Studios; Sony Computer Entertainment;
Designer(s): Markus Persson; Jens Bergensten;
Markus Alexej Persson, more commonly known as Notch, is the creator of Minecraft and one of the founders of Mojang AB.
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