3,579,683 Players Online
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The more popular a game is, the more frequent the amount of players online can change as new players start and others end their gaming session. Special announcements by Mojang, developer of the game, or tournaments by popular players can have an effect on how many people are playing Minecraft right now.
The amount of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing Minecraft at this moment all over the world in real-time, this figure is as estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
Originally 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 a variety of different landscapes with blocks in a 3D generated world.
There are several game modes available. The modes include survival mode where the player has to acquire resources to build in their world and a creative mode, where players have unlimited resources to build and create. There is also a Java Edition that 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 in 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 the form of cubes and fluids called blocks that are 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%