The Minecraft Marketplace – where approved creators can sell their own content – appears to be doing well. Since the system’s launch in autumn, over $1M USD has been generated from sales of custom textures packs, character skins, and adventures.
Prepare your best WHOOP! Prepared? Good! Coz we’re happy to say Minecraft Marketplace creators have now earned over 1 MILLION BUCKS. WHOOP! pic.twitter.com/bhmfcul0j1— Minecraft (@Minecraft) September 5, 2017
Only nine creators were approved at the system’s launch. Since then, developer Mojang has approved three more partners.
Players can make purchases using a premium currency called Minecraft Coins. Creators are also given the freedom to set their prices. As Gamasutra points out, the store takes a 30-percent cut from each purchase, with creators seeing the “majority” after that.