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September 12, 2011

Angry Birds Addiction Infographics: 200 Million Minute 16 years Every Hour

Angry Birds, the popular iPhone game of destruction from games studio Rovio has sold more than 6.5 million paid copies on the Apple App Store, surpassing 11 million downloads of its lite version in the process.
VentureBeat spoke with the developers of the game, where they mentioned that the company had not spent any money on advertising as it was selling its product to iPhone owners in over 60 countries

Angry Birds has sold more than 12 million copies of Angry Birds, with the majority of the revenue coming from the iPhone app. . Every day, users spend 200million minutes -- 16 years every hour -- playing the mobile game. Three trillion pigs have been popped. It has filled billions of those interstitial moments spent riding the bus, on a plane or in important work meetings, and it is or has been the number-one paid app on iTunes in 68 countries, as well as the best-selling paid app of all time. It went straight to the top of the new Mac App Store in January, selling 150,000 copies in its first week. Sixty thousand Angry Birds soft toys have been sold. In January, the trailer for the new Angry Birds Rio racked up 500,000 YouTube views in a weekend; on official videos alone, Angry Birds has had 27 million total views