Minecraft adds micropayments – hide your wallet, parents

If you got bored with Minecraft sometime in the last six years, Microsoft is letting developers sell fresh content on the game’s store. The store, opening in spring, will let companies sell in-game texture packs, landscapes, and story contente. All transactions will be in a new currency called Minecraft Coins, which you purchase with real money. Executive producer John Thornton told Bloomberg: For the first time we are going to enable creators to come in and put content into our store alongside the same content that Minecraft makes. The real impetus is to let creators connect to players and help them make a…

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