Microsoft Corp. this week said Minecraft ranked as the top-selling Xbox Live Arcade title in the latest sales data for the division.
For the week of Nov. 19, Minecraft ranked as the No. 1-selling Xbox Live Arcade title based on full versions purchased.
The Walking Dead ranked at No. 2 and Magic 2013 ranked at No. 3 in the same period.
Mojang in Oct. released the 1.8.2 Update to Minecraft
The update includes a new Creative Mode, sprinting in Survival Mode, new items, new items in Crafting Menu, additional terrain generation features, and Biome Code additions.
Developed by 4J Studios, Minecraft for Xbox 360 is a translation of the sandbox simulation title.
It includes a new training mode that guides new users into the crafting process. In addition, a new console-friendly crafting interface allow users to see exactly which materials are needed to craft each item.
In the title, users can craft and build items by chopping world items like trees, rocks, and sand to build an array of tools, fuel, and materials. Tools can be used to craft materials faster, fuel can heat items to form new product or food from the furnace, and materials can be used to build a shelter to keep safe from monsters.
It is available now at 1600 Microsoft Points.