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Minecraft creator Markus Persson buys most expensive house in Beverly Hills

The house that Minecraft bought.
The house that Minecraft bought.

The new kid on the block in Beverly Hills is Markus “Notch” Persson, who sold his company, Mojang, creator of Minecraft, to Microsoft for $2.5 billion in September.

He can “notch” up another huge score this week. He just bought a $70 million megamansion in Beverly Hills, reportedly beating out Beyonce and Jay-Z in a bidding war for the house.

The 35-year-old Swedish video game designer can now live in a 23,000-square-foot wonderland that features a candy room, vodka and tequila bars, an 18-foot onyx dining room table, an automated 54-foot curved glass door that opens onto an infinity pool, eight bedrooms and 15 bathrooms.

Cases of Dom Perignon were part of the deal, too.

Mega sleepover!

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