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The creator of Minecraft outbid Beyoncé and Jay Z on this $70 million megamansion

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New kid on the block

Back in September, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson became ludicrously wealthy after Microsoft bought the game for $2.5 billion. And as of this week, he's now the owner of a $70 million megamansion in Beverly Hills, California. According to Curbed, it was all but expected that Beyoncé and Jay Z would win the bid, but alas, Beyoncé and Jay Z didn't make Minecraft.

I'm just going to paste Curbed's description of the megamansion, because there's no better way to say it:

"It's outfitted with a candy room, a car showroom, vodka and tequila bars, a 54-foot curved glass door that opens onto the pool, eight bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, apartment-sized closets, and a movie theater, and even the listing called it 'an overwhelming sensory experience.'"

That $70 million includes everything currently in the house from furniture to artwork to an 18-foot onyx dining room — "cases of Dom Perignon were part of the deal." It's apparently the highest price ever paid for a house in Beverly Hills, which isn't exactly known for frugal living. It's also less than 3 percent of Minecraft's price tag.

Hey, look, you can see the M&M towers from the couch:

Enjoy a few more pictures, question your life choices, and hit up Curbed to see the rest of the house.



seriously, notchhhhh