Microsoft Near Deal to Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang

The Wall Street Journal:

Microsoft Corp. is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular “Minecraft” videogame, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

The deal would be valued at more than $2 billion and could be signed as early as this week, this person said.

Kids all over the world are hoping if Microsoft does buy Minecraft that the company won’t mess up a good thing.