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'Minecraft' has always cost $2 billion — just ask 2012 Notch

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Rumor has it Microsoft is in talks to buy Minecraft for $2 billion. It isn't as crazy as it sounds — and besides, $2 billion has always been the price tag. Just ask Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson back in 2012.

Here are a few other choice words from the outspoken developer about Minecraft's potential future home:

Lest we forget, there were good times as well.

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