Mojang's new logo.

Mojang AB is a Swedish game company founded in May, 2009 by Markus "Notch" Persson and later purchased by Microsoft on September 15th, 2014.[1] It is renowned for having created the famous sandbox game Minecraft, along with several other titles, and works in collaboration with Telltale Games for Minecraft: Story Mode. Mojang's headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden.



In May 2009, Markus "Notch" Persson, along with Jakob Porsér and Carl Mennah founded Mojang and developed the game Minecraft which became one of the best selling games ever.

Microsoft Subsidiary

In September 2014, Microsoft bought Mojang for $2.5 billion, with which the three founders, Markus Persson, Jakob Porsér, and Carl Mennah left the company.

Jens Bergensten (a.k.a. Jeb) took over the company.


  • Minecraft
  • Scrolls
  • Cobalt (Published; in collaboration with Oxeye Games Studio)
  • 0x10c (Canceled)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode (In collaboration with Telltale)
  • Various mini-games for Mojang


  • Jeb is the current main developer of Minecraft, but it is not known if he is involved in the making of Minecraft: Story Mode.
  • In 2014, Mojang AB was bought by Microsoft. Notch subsequently handed over the lead development of Minecraft to his colleague, Jeb.


  1. Retrieved 29 July. 2017.