Minecraft maker says he won’t certify his game for Windows 8
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Markus “Notch” Persson, creator of the wildly popular Minecraft video game, says he won’t allow Microsoft to certify it for inclusion in the Windows 8 gaming marketplace.
“Got an e-mail from Microsoft wanting to help ‘certify’ Minecraft for Windows 8,” Persson tweeted yesterday. “I told them to stop trying to ruin the PC as an open platform.”
“I’d rather have Minecraft not run on Windows 8 at all than to play along,” he continued. “Maybe we can convince a few people not to switch to Windows 8 that way.”
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