Minecraft Is Free, Until It Gets Fixed.

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Vidboy10, Sep 20, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
Sep 20, 2010
  1. Vidboy10
    OP

    Member Vidboy10 Tsardom

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2008
    Messages:
    2,617
    Location:
    Vancouver, B.C
    Country:
    Canada
    [​IMG]
    Minecraft, the indie hit for PC whose popularity has gone meteoric of late, has found its servers overwhelmed. Playing the game isn't affected by the trouble, however. As such, its creator has declared it "free-to-play" until he can restore order.

    Per a barebones page on the Minecraft page, Markus Persson, aka "Notch," says that "Minecraft got way too popular for this humble server. I've had to disable everything fancy to even get it to run."

    Presently, registering an account, buying the game and user verification for online servers are all inactive. But playing the game and player skins still work.

    "Until this all gets sorted out, I'm officially calling a 'free-to-play weekend,' or however long this will take to fix," says Notch. "You will need to have a paid account to play it later on when this gets fixed though."

    The official page (linked below) has download links for Windows, MacOS and Linux-supported versions of Minecraft.[/p]
    [​IMG] Source
     
  2. shakirmoledina

    Member shakirmoledina Legend

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2004
    Messages:
    6,611
    Location:
    Dar es Salaam
    Country:
    Tanzania
    so this is actually a city building game that can be played online?
    their website is very simple and hence the term humble i guess...
     
  3. prowler

    Member prowler Sony

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2009
    Messages:
    9,473
    Location:
    Ragol
    Country:
    United Kingdom
  4. luke_c

    Member luke_c Big Boss

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2008
    Messages:
    3,587
    Location:
    Land of England
    Country:
    United Kingdom
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page