Several iconic rock bands, including Metallica and Guns N’ Roses, have proudly made it into the YouTube Billion Views Club, but when you’re as popular as Minecraft, that landmark is child’s play.
YouTube has announced that videos based on the beloved video game have now passed one trillion views, a ridiculous figure. “If each of those one trillion views were just one second long, that would add up to over 30,000 years,” YouTube explained about the landmark achievement.
“If each view were a Minecraft block 12 inches square, you could build a stack that reached from the Earth to the sun and back — with about seven million miles to spare. That’s how big one trillion views is.”
It’s interesting to see where exactly all the views came from, which is possible thanks to a cool new website launched by Minecraft to chart their journey to one trillion views. Parody accounts such as Fallen Kingdom account for a lot of views, as do animation and survival multiplayer games.
The website allows the user to break down the stats by location, which provides some intriguing findings. It even allows you to estimate your own contribution to the one trillion views count if you want to boast to your mates.
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