Minecraft is created by Markus Persson and developed and published by Mojang. This game has won numerous awards and accolades and as of 2017 has sold over 121 million copies on various platforms. It's the second best selling Video Game of all time behind, Tetris. The game has various different game play modes and a open style of playing. Aspects of Minecraft allow players to construct out of textured cubes in a three D world. It's considered to be a sanbox game that has no specific goals for players to accomplish, however it does have a achievement system. You do have an option of a third person mode or first person. This game is considered to be a virtually infinite game world. There are various different terrains, including plains, mountains caves, bodies of water and forests. Nigh time and day time modes occur in the game. The game world is generated using a Map Seed that is obtained from a game system clock at the time of the game world creation unless it's manually changed bye the player. Microsoft purchased the rights to the publisher Mojang in 2014. Some of the different modes in the game include Survival mode, Hardcore mode, Creative mode, Adventure mode, Spectator mode and Multiplayer mode. Several different spin offs of the game have been created.