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Minecraft fans, your suffering is almost at an end. It appears an announcement about the next MineCon is at hand.

Just a short while ago, Vu Bui, the chief operating officer of Mojang, the Swedish company that develops Minecraft (the best-performing paid mobile game in the world, and one of the most-played best-sellers on PC and console), tweeted the following:

As all fans of the block-building and survival-based sandbox game know, the entire year of 2014 passed without a MineCon, the convention that’s about all things Minecraft. The last MineCon was way back in November 2013 in Orlando.


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In September last year, Microsoft acquired Mojang. But in a blog post last August, before the Microsoft deal was announced, Bui said the next MineCon was being delayed because “we want to make sure we can give it the attention it needs.”

“I wanted to let everyone know that it won’t be until some time in 2015,” he wrote. “I’m shooting to have it in the spring in London!”

Will it be London? Hopeful fans everywhere were making last-minute pitches for their country on Twitter. But in any case, we should know for sure … “soon.”

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