Markus Persson, who is best known as Notch, is the original creator of Minecraft. His company Mojang was purchased by Microsoft in November 2014 for a staggering $2.5 billion. However, Notch is now known for his controversial views on a number of topics and for posting inflammatory comments on social media. Today, it has been discovered that references of Markus Persson / Notch have now been removed from Minecraft by Mojang and Microsoft, but his name remains in the credit sequence.
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