Good news for Minecraft Fans in China. Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase In. has announced a five-year exclusive agreement to license Mojang’s Minecraft PC and mobile editions. As a part of agreement, Majong will develop Chinese version of Minecraft and release it for Chinese markets in partnership with NetEase.
Minecraft game launched back in 2011, boasts more than 100 million registered players and has received various global awards and accolades. It is a sandbox game that allows players to adventure in uncharted realms, collect resources and build in an infinite world.
The game has multiple game modes including Survival mode, creative mode, adventure mode etc, each with unique game style. It also has several mod and custom content that can be used in game.[notice]
Jonas Martensson, CEO of Mojang, creators of Minecraft
We’ll always embrace opportunities to bring Minecraft to new players around the world, widening our community, and giving us a new perspective on our game, NetEase understands our long-term vision for Minecraft and supports Mojang’s ideals, so we’re delighted to have them on board. We look forward to welcoming China’s builders and adventurers to the world of Minecraft.
William Ding, CEO and founder of NetEase, Inc.
We are excited to bring Minecraft to Chinese audiences, and expect our large online community to embrace this preeminent game, With our deep understanding of the Chinese market and our ability to successfully launch world-renowned online and mobile games, we offer a strong platform for the introduction of Minecraft to China’s vast user base. We believe this cooperation could leverage the strengths of both Mojang and NetEase, as well as provide the world’s largest audience with a superior user experience.