Microsoft Said To Be Close To Purchasing Minecraft’s Parent Company For Around $2B

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Screen Shot 2014-09-09 at 4.02.01 PM It appears that Microsoft is prepping to follow Facebook into the YOLO territory of gaming acquisitions. The Wall Street Journal reported today that the software giant will buy the gaming company behind the mega-hit Minecraft for around $2 billion, perhaps as early as this week. The deal, which Microsoft can well afford with its nearly $86 billion in cash and equivalents, would bring a… Read More