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Building the 'Minecraft' Creator Platform Block-by-Block

Kayla Kinnunen  (Executive Producer, Mojang Studios)

Location: Room 2005, West Hall

Date: Friday, March 22

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Minecraft has a long history of user-generated content and has formally supported Add-Ons on the Bedrock product since 2015 which enabled the Minecraft Marketplace to launch. With over $500 million in gross revenue and more than 1.7 billion downloads since 2015, hundreds of professional creators have built a career making content that engages our player-base. This session explores the platform's journey since 2020, discussing the development of its formal Creator API, tooling solutions, new gameplay features, and how we've evolved community engagement. We'll chart the creator's evolution from player to hobbyist to professional and discuss how Mojang Studios is supporting creators' evolving needs.


Attendees will learn how Minecraft builds and manages its UGC platform to support a range of creators.

Intended Audience

Anyone with an interest in player-generated-content or creator platforms. The talk will cover technical aspects but should be approachable to most audiences.

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