The popular game Minecraft has surpassed over 1 trillion views on YouTube, making it the most popular game on the video streaming platform.
There are more than 35,000 active creator channels making Minecraft videos in 150 countries, YouTube said. Around 140 million people play Minecraft on PCs, mobile devices and video game consoles.
“We have people who adventure, people who build, and people who play together, and all of these ways of playing are important to us,” said Lydia Winters, Minecraft’s Head Storyteller. The edge.
YouTube released a video congratulating the gaming community for hitting 1 trillion views on the platform. The video begins with the famous song, We Built This City, by Starship, with some words changed to fit the game’s aesthetic.
“The reason Minecraft has been so successful on YouTube is that YouTube videos are a way to tell stories. So when you have Minecraft, and you can tell any story you want in a Minecraft world , that’s a big reason why we have so many people creating Minecraft content,” Winters added.
The very first Minecraft video on YouTube was shared by YouTuber @jwaap almost 12 years ago on May 17, 2009. The minute-long video shows the construction of a structure where you can see the player going through different areas of structure. .
Minecraft has also launched a brand new “Minecraft Museum” video filled with Easter eggs to celebrate the massive amount of Minecraft content.