Mojang AB is a Swedish video game developer founded in May 2009 under the name Mojang Specifications by game programmer Markus Persson, best known for creating the popular independent game Minecraft, a sandbox game. It is currently developing the game Scrolls, whilst continuing to maintain and update Minecraft. Mojang's company headquarters is in Stockholm. On September 15, 2014, Microsoft announced its acquisition of Mojang for a sum of $2.5 billion. The acquisition was completed on November 9, 2014. More: