Minecraft Name Changes Next Month

Mojang announces that beginning on February 4th, Minecraft players will be able to change their game names from in the game. They explain this will not cost any money, that usernames still must be unique, but that they will also be using the occasion to free up unpaid user names, linking to this article on how to buy an old name. Users will be able to change their game names every 30 days if they so choose.