Mojang AB (of mojäng, Swedish for gadget ), pronounced [ mʊjɛŋ ] is an indie game development company that was founded in May 2009 by Markus Notch Persson under the name of Mojang Specifications. His biggest success the company achieved with the open-world game Minecraft. The company is located in Stockholm.

  • 3.1 Uniloc against Mojang AB


After a paid trip and a job offer from Valve in early September of 2010, founded Markus Persson and Jakob porser Mojang, as Persson wanted to have a homemade independent studio for the further development of Minecraft. Within a year, the company grew to a size of twelve employees. In 2011, Napster founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker offered to invest in Mojang, the offer was rejected. By March 2012, the company had earned a net profit of over 80 million dollars.

On 28 February 2012, the four developers of the unofficial Minecraft multiplayer modification Bukkit were adjusted to improve the multiplayer support the game.

End of March 2012 revealed Persson that he designed a space -based game. Although Mojang with an April Fools website occurred around "Mars Effect", it was confirmed that the game is indeed in development, but under a different name. On April 4, Mojang revealed that the title of the game is 0x10c. The action takes place in 281,474,976,712,644 AD in an alternate reality.


The first commercial, and well before its official completion 18 November 2011 successful game from Mojang 's Minecraft, an open- world game. In addition, Mojang developed since the beginning of 2011 the digital fantasy collectible card game Scrolls and occurs as a partner for the Jump ' n' Run cobalt also the Swedish game developer Oxeye Game Studios on.

Scrolls was presented on 18 November 2011 as part of the Minecraft - Minecon convention in Las Vegas for the first time to the public. Cobalt was only a few months previously presented. The alpha version of Cobalt was published on 16 December 2011 of Scrolls on July 5. Mojang followed with two games the same release strategy as Minecraft, Cobalt and Scrolls will therefore published as alpha versions and developed jointly with the players on.

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Legal proceedings

Uniloc against Mojang AB

July 20, 2012 filed Uniloc, a computer security and copy protection company, filed a lawsuit against Mojang one. According to the Uniloc Minecraft Pocket Edition for Android infringes patents owned by Uniloc.


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