According to wikipedia... (Gaming)

by breitzen @, Kansas, Monday, September 09, 2019, 13:27 (1689 days ago) @ Cody Miller

"Minecraft was first released to the public on 17 May 2009, as a developmental release on TIGSource forums,[70] later becoming known as the Classic version."

"Mojang moved the game out of beta and released the full version on 18 November 2011."

So we're both right!

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