Mojang has unveiled a new identity. The company known for Minecraft is now called Mojang Studios to reflect the fact that it is now more than just one studio.
Believe it or not, Minecraft recently celebrated its 11th anniversary. And while the game still attracts 126 million monthly users, its developer has greatly expanded. The company has even changed its logo.
In a blog post, the company reflected on the changes:
While we grew very attached to the dragon/apple/candle/sewing machine sitting next to our name during our first decade of existence, the new logo is a perfect match for the next one. But we’re not here to tell you exactly what it is, or what it means. Just as with Minecraft, that’s up to you.
We will say this: play is at the heart of Mojang Studios. It’s the blocky backbone of our games, the core of our development philosophy, and even entangled in our name (which roughly translates to “gadget” in lovely, old-timey Swedish). And now, finally, it’s squarely planted in our new, modular logo.
As for Minecraft, the series continues to evolve. Last year saw the release of Minecraft Earth on Android and iOS devices. Later this month, Minecraft Dungeons is released on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The game will also be included as part of Xbox Game Pass.