YouTube releases celebratory trailer as Minecraft becomes first game to cross 1 trillion views

Minecraft content crosses 1 trillion views on YouTube (Image via Sportskeeda)
Minecraft content crosses 1 trillion views on YouTube (Image via Sportskeeda)

YouTube recently released a congratulatory video for the Minecraft community as the game's videos reached a total of 1 trillion views on the platform. Many of the game's content creators also made a cameo appearance in the video.

Since Minecraft's humble beginnings in 2011, millions of players have played the open-world survival game and posted innumerable videos on the internet. Simultaneously, YouTube rose in popularity and became the top website for video content. Minecraft and YouTube, therefore, worked hand in hand to reach such a monumental milestone.

Today, on December 15, YouTube released a Minecraft cinematic video to celebrate this milestone. They also added a special page for the game on their Trends page, where people can read how the game's community reached this landmark.


Fans react upon seeing their favorite Minecraft content creators in YouTube's congratulatory video

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On their official channel, YouTube released a video congratulating the game's community for reaching 1 trillion views on the platform. The video begins with the famous song, We Built This City, by Starship, with certain words changed to fit the esthetics of the game.

As the video continues, a lot of familiar Minecraft characters like those belonging to Grian, Mumbo Jumbo, PewDiePie, DanTDM, CaptainSparklez and Dream are seen. In the description, YouTube also thanked all the content creators who helped make the video.

Following the posting of the video, Twitter was flooded with fans' reactions to this historic milestone.

YouTube Gaming's Twitter page also posted fun tweets related to this major development.


YouTube has also created a section dedicated to the game's 1 trillion landmark on their Trends page. There, people can calculate how much they have contributed to the milestone. They can also read articles about how members of the Minecraft community from across the world expressed themselves and made various videos with the help of the game.

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