When Angry Birds was first launched, in 2009 by Rovio Entertainment, the game became an instant hit on smartphones. The newest version of the game - Angry Bird Space - was released on 22 March and is now available on different platforms.
In less than three days after its launch, Angry Birds Space has been downloaded more than 10 million times.
"This is Rovio at its finest, and we are more than excited to bring Angry Birds Space to all our fans worldwide. This launch marks a huge step for us as a company, and our whole team and partners have really pulled together to bring out a fantastic array of exciting products and experiences. We hope that our fans will find all things Angry Birds Space as delightful as the Rovio family does," said Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio.
FAQs on Angry Birds Space...
1. What is Angry Birds Space?
Angry Birds Space is the latest version of Angry Birds series of games by Finnish game developer, Rovio Entertainment.
2. Is the latest version an updated or a new game?
This game is a new game with several new features. It has 60 interstellar levels and new birds with new superpowers and six new characters, as well as innovative gameplay.
3. When was the game launched?
The game was launched on 22 March and is available as both paid and free versions depending on platforms.
4. Where can you play the new game?
The game is now available for the iPhone, the iPad and the iPod touch, as well as Android devices and the Mac and the PC. Moreover, the game was launched on the Amazon App Store for Kindle Fire users too.
5. Where can I get more information and what is the price?
Depending on features, the game can either be free or paid-for. The game is available as a paid download ($0.99) at Apple's App Store. The game is also available in HD for iPad users, for $2.99. The free version can be downloaded from Google Play. The game costs $0.99 on the Amazon App Store (for Android), while another free version is available for Samsung App Store users. Barnes & Noble (Nook tablet) users can get the game for $2.99, while PC users will have to pay $5.95 and Mac users $4.99.
The latest version of Angry Birds game features 60 levels split into two zones - Pig Bang and Cold Cuts. There are a further 30 levels in the Danger Zone, along with an additional in-app purchase (IAP) for a further fee.
There are also new birds... with new powers. The game features regular free updates, zero-gravity adventures and offers trick shots. There are also hidden bonus levels.
The original game involved using slingshots to launch little birds at fortresses built by green pigs. The new game is based on the same premise but the battlefield is in deep space, with the trajectory of the birds altered by the gravity of the nearby planets, according to a report.