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Minecraft's Markus Persson Reveals the Downside of Success

Does money really make you happy? Markus Persson sets the record straight.

Almost one year ago, Microsoft acquired the Minecraft and Mojang franchise for an astonishing $2.5 billion USD which led to founders Markus Persson, Carl Mranneh and Jakbok Porser leaving the company they worked so hard to create. Yesterday, Markus Persson took to Twitter to voice his concerns and the underlying problems brought about by such success. With tweets such as “People who made sudden success are telling me this is normal and will pass. That’s good to know! I guess I’ll take a shower then!” confirming that acquiring billions of dollars will not make you happier.

Author:Adam Mark Barnard