The proposed deal is rumoured to surpass $2bn.

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

The Wall Street Journal cites a source with knowledge on the matter, claiming that if completed the acquisition would be valued at more than $2bn – approximately the same amount Facebook dropped to buy Oculus earlier this year.

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