Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has now sold over four million copies, developer 4J Studios announced on Twitter earlier this week.

"Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has passed 4 million sales! Incredible number, thanks to you all!" said 4J.

This equates to 27,000 copies sold each day since the game launched on Xbox LIVE Arcade on May 9.

The game had sold 3.6 million copies as of the end of August.