Mojang is a games studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. Mojang was founded in 2009 by Markus "Notch" Persson and Jakob Porser. Markus Persson is also the creator of Mojang's best-selling game to date: Minecraft. The alpha version of Minecraft was launched in 2009, and the official game went on sale in 2011. Since then over 100 million copies have been sold, across multiple platforms. It is now the second best-selling video game of all time. In 2014, Mojang was bought by Microsoft.