Minecraft creator Notch outbids Beyonce and Jay-Z for $70m mansion

Markus “Notch” Persson has purchased a mansion in Beverly Hills, California for $70 million. According to Polygon, the Minecraft creator beat out Beyonce and Jay-Z for the property, which has since been announced by residential brokerage John Aaroe Group as the highest price ever paid for a home in Beverly Hills.

The deal reportedly closed in six days, and included “luxury furnishings” as well as cases of Dom Perignon. The place features a 54-foot automated glass door that opens into an infinity pool with iPad-controlled fountains and a view of the surrounding area, which spans from downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean. Persson has since tweeted a photo of himself in the property.

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Wow, what the fuck Polygon.

If a real journalist told his editor “I’m going to ask these questions” the editor would take him out back and beat him with a chair leg.

But I guess this degree of quality journalism is the Polygon standard.