There’s no doubting the fact that Minecraft is one of the most popular video games ever made. The game is on the list with the likes of Grand Theft Auto and Tetris. Meanwhile, Minecraft has achieved a new milestone now, something never done by any game ever. Minecraft has become the first game to gross 1 Trillion views on YouTube.
On Wednesday, YouTube and Mojang revealed that this sandbox survival game is the first to garner over one trillion views officially. Meanwhile, 1 trillion views is a huge number; however, considering the popularity of Minecraft and its views on online streaming platforms have only ever increased, this doesn’t come as a surprise.
How Mojang & YouTube are celebrating Minecraft’s accomplishment
Minecraft gathering record-breaking views on the streaming platform is another achievement for the game, and it’s being celebrated in many ways. Here’s how Mojang and YouTube are celebrating Minecraft crossing 1 trillion views.
- A Minecraft themed YouTube makeover: YouTube logo to animate to celebrate the game crossing 1 trillion views on YouTube.
- A new way to view Minecraft trends: There’s a dedicated Minecraft landing page on YouTube Culture & Trends website. The dedicated Minecraft page displays various information about the game, including developers, culture, and creators.
- YouTube creator skin pack: The pack containing Minecraft skins inspired by the streaming platform’s biggest Minecraft creators is available for free to download in Minecraft marketplace.
- Minecraft community celebrations: YouTube is releasing playlists containing fan-favorite moments from over the years, including the most-watched Minecraft videos. In addition, YouTube has also released a video featuring many popular Minecraft creators.
The game’s community has more than 35,000 active creator channels on YouTube across 150 countries, making this a bigger celebration than it seems. Mojang also revealed during Minecraft Live 2021 that, with time, the game has continued to grow in terms of scale and community, even gathering more views on the streaming platform.
Along with this, Minecraft was reported to have over 141 million monthly active users in August 2021. If that’s not all, Minecraft was also the most-watched game on YouTube in 2020, with a staggering 201 billion views. This makes it clear that Minecraft is one of the greatest games of all time, and the game continues to grow even a decade after its release.