Minecraft The Story Of Mojang Hits DVD December 23

On December 23rd Minecraft gamers will have the chance to purchase DVD copies of 2 Player Productions' documentary, Minecraft: The Story of Mojang. This follows the release of Minecraft The Story of Mojang on Xbox 360 on Saturday, December 22.

The DVD will be available for sale through Fangamer for $20, with the first 7,000 copies being packaged in the custom "dirt brown" case, as well as an reversible cover as well as the code to get a free download of the film in HD 720p. If you don't want to, pop the official website on Sunday to stream or purchase from there. After that, get back to playing Minecraft in the proper way - that huge lava tower isn't going to grow by itself.
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WORLDWIDE - On Sunday, December 23rd at 12:00am EST (9pm PST/11pm GMT/10pm CET) Minecraft: The Story of Mojang will be available for sale worldwide on DVD through Fangamer and digital download and streaming at theminecraftmovie.com, powered by Redux.

Fangamer will sell the DVD version of this film for $20.00 USD. The first 7000 copies will come with the limited-edition custom-made dirt brown DVD case and a reversible case with unique artwork on the b-side and a redemption code that will allow you to receive a free 720p copy. Digital content provider Redux will offer download-to-own copies of the film, as well as streaming on the internet, mobile, tablets, and connected TVs for $8.00 USD.

On December 22, at 8:00pm EST (5pm PST/7pm GMT/8pm CET), Minecraft will premiere as a one-time live event on Xbox Live in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Belgium, Portugal, Austria, France, Finland and Sweden. All Xbox Live Gold members will get the film for free cost.

The documentary follows Minecraft creator Markus Persson after his rise to fame in 2011 and explores the ins and the outs of establishing an online gaming company. Minecraft continues to be a international sensation having sold over 17.5 million copies worldwide.

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang was funded via Kickstarter.com by 3,641 donors. It took almost two years to complete. 2 Player Productions decided not to use traditional distribution methods and festival screenings since the film was funded by crowds.

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