Scrolls Hits Open Beta And Is Available For Purchase

Mojang, the development studio behind the huge indie hit Minecraft, has announced that their new and upcoming game Scrolls has reached open beta as now is available for purchase. This is similar to the way Notch sold Minecraft in the early days and got it going.

You may remember back a few years when Notch (Markus Persson) needed a financial boost and offered the unfinished version of Minecraft to anyone interested in purchasing it so he could continue development of the game. The strategy worked and Minecraft went on to become a legend of indie success in the gaming industry.

You may also remember that when Minecraft became successful, Mr. Persson announced the creation of his studio Mojang and stated that they were working on a new game called Scrolls. After the name announcement, he received a bit of free publicity when Bethesda Softworks sued Mojang over the use of the name Scrolls due its similarity with their Elder Scrolls series of games.

Scrolls is a type of card based battle game,and is available for purchase in its beta revision for anyone who wants to give it a go. The came costs $20.95/€14.95/£12.95 and can be purchased from their website (at the source link) and is available for the PC and Mac. Some of the updates include free in game gold so now may be a good time to check into it to see if it's going to be as big a hit as Minecraft.