2,985,505 Players Online
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The more popular a game is, the more frequent the number of players online can change as new players start and others end their gaming session. Special announcements by Mojang, the game developer, or tournaments by famous players can affect how many people are currently playing Minecraft.
The number of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing Minecraft all over the world in real time; this figure is estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
Initially created by Swedish game developer Markus Persson, the game is now actively developed by Mojang and published by Microsoft Studios and Sony Computer Entertainment. Players can build various landscapes with blocks in a 3D-generated world.
There are several game modes available. The methods include survival mode, where the player has to acquire resources to build in their world, and creative way, where players have unlimited resources to develop and create. A Java Edition also permits players to create new mods with mechanics, items, and textures.
Schools have embraced the game in educational environments through the Education Edition; virtual computers and hardware devices have been built into it for training in different settings. On the hills of massive popularity, a game titled Minecraft: Story Mode was a spin-off with an estimated 91 million active players every month at one point.
Worlds within the game are composed of rough 3D objects, mainly in cubes and fluids called blocks representing organic materials, such as dirt, stone, ores, tree trunks, water, and lava—more About Minecraft.
Top Countries Playing Minecraft
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 21.21%
Brazil – 6.17%
Russia – 5.59%
United Kingdom – 5.06%
Germany – 4.60%