Markus Persson, creator of video game Minecraft, may soon be a billionaire thanks to Microsoft.

Persson is in talks with Microsoft to sell Mojang, the gaming company he co-founded, for $2 billion, says Forbes. Persson is a majority shareholder.

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Persson created Minecraft in 2009. It’s sold more than 54 million copies since.

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