Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition tallied more unique users on Xbox Live during the week than big-budget retail releases like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, FIFA 13, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Borderlands 2, Halo: Reach, and Battlefield 3.
Not surprisingly, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition was also the best-selling Xbox Live Arcade title of the week, outperforming the likes of The Walking Dead, Sonic Adventure 2, and Trials Evolution. Specific sales figures were not released, but in August, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition was selling at a clip of 17,000 copies per day, amassing revenue of $340,000 every 24 hours.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition was developed by 4J Studios, the Scotland-based shop that built Xbox Live Arcade titles Perfect Dark, Banjo-Kazooie, and Banjo-Tooie. It retails for $20. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's review.