Notch gifts $3 million to Mojang team

Notch gifts $3 million to Mojang team
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

March 2nd 2012 at 3:46PM

Personal dividends from 2011 shared amongst employees

Minecraft creator Markus Persson has gifted $3 million of personal dividends for 2011 to the rest of team at Mojang Specifications.

Revealing the move on Twitter, Persson praised developers at the studio stating all employees had played a “massive part” in the developer’s huge success.

“Before tax, my dividends from Mojang for 2011 was about three million dollars,” he said.

“I chose to distribute that to the other employees. Every single Mojangsta is a massive part of the reason Mojang is the best place on earth to work at right now.”