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Minecraft YouTube vids clock 3.9bn views in March

April 22, 2015

Minecraft remains the most popular game franchise on YouTube by a considerable margin, with videos of the crafting game notching up 3.9 billion views in March 2015 alone according to a chart produced by research firms Newzoo and Octoly.

Minecraft was well ahead of second-placed Grand Theft Auto, with its videos attracting 1.4 billion views in March.

Mobile game Five Nights at Freddy’s took third place with 1.3 billion views that month, beating mainstream franchises Call of Duty (851 million views) and FIFA (770 million views).

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