Xbox LIVE airing ‘Minecraft: The Story of Mojang’ documentary on Saturday

Yesterday, Major Nelson announced to Minecraft fans that they'll be getting a treat on Xbox LIVE. This Saturday, December 22, the world premiere for a new documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang will air for free for Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Belgium, Portugal, Austria, France, Finland and Sweden.

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang follows Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson after his rise to fame in 2011 and examines the ins and outs of building a video company. You can check out the local viewing times and a trailer for the documentary on the Minecraft tile on your Xbox LIVE dashboard. Or, you can check out the trailer for the documentary below. 

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