Mojang s downloadable console game driving $340,000 in daily revenue, company on course to double profits year-over-year.
Minecraft for the Xbox 360 continues to perform at a healthy clip. Swedish news site IT24 reports today (translated by MCV Nordic) that Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is currently selling at a rate of 17,000 copies per day, driving revenue of $340,000 every 24 hours.
Additionally, the site reports that Mojang is on course to nearly double its annual profit year-over-year. Mojang managing director Carl Manneh told the outlet the studio will haul in $17.2 million this year, up from the $8.9 million it took in last year.
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.