Jens Bergensten, Minecraft developer, shows off his new bootleg Minecraft merchandise on Instagram

China is known for it's rich history, fascinating culture, and ability to manufacture cheap rip-offs of virtually everything in existence. The head of Minecraft PC development, Jens Bergensten, is currently on a trip with some fellow Mojang developers in Buenos Aires. Shortly after they landed, Jens posted this on this personal Instagram account:

 



As soon as we stepped out of the hotel we found bootleg Minecraft merch :) #Minecraft


A photo posted by Jens Bergensten (@jebkhaile) on






 

And then this:

 







Hehe I found more! This seems to be Hong Kong style fake Minecraft merch. A photo posted by Jens Bergensten (@jebkhaile) on




 

And finally, this:

 




 

There's a ton of unofficial Minecraft merchandise, and Moang's recent purchase by a multi-billion dollar corporation hasn't seemed to make a difference. But it's nice to see Jens having some fun with them.

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JoshB104
October 23, 2015 at 2:54 AM delete

The Lego ripoff actually looked sort of legit

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Rockster1
October 23, 2015 at 8:31 AM delete

Notice how the brand is called lele, which sounds like and looks almost like Lego. Let's get a nice law suit in here

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Jr likes mc
October 23, 2015 at 9:23 AM delete

the cows face tho, and Steve looks like a lego figure

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KalHasChicken
October 24, 2015 at 1:27 AM delete

i think they used a real picture of the set to make it seem legit

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October 24, 2015 at 12:49 PM delete

[…] Just yesterday we wrote about the abundance of unofficial Minecraft merchandise, and we were pointed to even more. We were emailed by someone thinking we were Mojang (which happens a lot more than it should), linking us to something else and asking us to send them a cease-and-desist. What he sent us was a website selling Xbox controller skins, inspired by Minecraft. […]

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October 26, 2015 at 12:00 AM delete

lele is the worst knock off brand, SY and decool are almost legit

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