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  • Minecraft is huge with more than 100 million players, 19 million PC downloads and 54 million units sold.

  • Minecraft is one of the biggest video games on the planet.

  • But those numbers are just the start.

  • In 2011, Minecraft to 241 million logins per month.

  • In 2014, Microsoft bought the game for $2.5 billion.

  • And today those players have played more than two billion hours on the Xbox 3 60 alone in a 24 hours fan, the game has had as many as 16,000 downloads and $350,000 of in game purchases.

  • And in january of this year, developer Nathan Adams tweeted that more than 998,000 people were playing at once and that was not a peak playtime.

  • So how does the game fit all these steve's Inder men and caused?

  • Well, according to several users, the entire mind graft over world has enough volume for one quintillion 48 quadrillion 576 trillion square meter blocks.

  • And the maximum theoretical surface area is 4,000,000,096 million square kilometers, which is about eight times greater than Earth's.

  • And if you wanted to explore all of it, one user calculated that it would take about three trillion hours for about 4.4 million average human lifespans.

  • Another user calculated that the game can generate 18 quintillion possible worlds.

  • One brave Minecraft er named kurt J.

  • Mac even decided to try and walk to the edge of his world so far.

  • He has walked more than 919,592 miles.

  • And at his current pace, it will only take him another 21 years to get there.

  • Which is great because he has already raised over $269,000 with his Minecraft charity walks so beyond incredibly long walks and running from creepers.

  • What do players during the world is large build mega structure is of course one user built the Tower of Babel with over seven million blocks and 90,000 lights.

  • Another built a track eight miles long, a half hour drive in the Minecraft card.

  • The danish geodata agency even created the entire country of Denmark on a 1 to 1 scale.

  • It has four trillion blocks, takes up a terabyte of data and is one of mine crafts 12 World Records of course, if you want to know just how big Minecraft really is, all you have to know is that in 2000 and 14 Minecraft was the number two search term for all of Youtube beating out Beyonce, taylor swift and even frozen like we said, Minecraft is huge.

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