Minecraft Coming To The Printed Page Next Year: UK’s Egmont Publishing Inks Non-U.S. Rights Deal With Game Creator Mojang

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http://techcrunch.com – Mojang, the creator of Minecraft, has signed a deal with specialist children’s publisher, Egmont Publishing, for book and magazine publishing rights for the virtual world block-building game that has amassed almost 43 million registered users. The publishing rights are for territories excluding the U.S. There are currently no details on exactly what kind of Minecraft-related publications the U.K.-based publisher will craft, or which markets it plans to launch into, but Egmont confirmed it will launch multiple products next year. A spokeswoman for the publisher told TechCrunch: &#8221 (IT news)