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March 28, 2012

Angry Birds See 10 Million Downloads in 3 Days,to open 2nd retail shop in China

Angry Birds Addiction Infographic | AYTM
Infographic by: AYTM Market Research



Angry Birds became the top-selling paid application on Apple's UK App Store in February 2010, and reached the top spot on the US App Store a few weeks later, where it remained until October 2010.




According To Mobile Media "Angry Birds Space" is well on its way to invade the app universe, with 10 million downloads in just three days.Rovio announced the tally on its Twitter feed, though it didn't elaborate about how many were free or paid downloads.
 

The Android version of the game was downloaded more than 1 million times within the first 24 hours of release, even though the site crashed at one point due to the load, and over 2 million downloads in its first weekend. Rovio receives approximately US$1 million per month in revenue from the advertising that appears in the free Android version. Rovio is investigating ways to expand the Angry Birds brand, including merchandise, television shows and movies. The game's official website offers plush versions of the birds and pigs for sale, along with T-shirts featuring the game's logo and characters.

The  first official Angry Birds retail store in Helsinki on November 11, 2011 at 11:11am local time. It expects to open its next retail store somewhere in China, considered the game's fastest-growing market. 


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

March 4, 2011

Angry Birds for Android Reaches 30 Million Downloads

Via Mashable


Rovio has announced to the world that their increasingly popular Angry Birds app for Android has reached a new milestone. The physics based game has been downloaded for more than 30 million times from the Android Market.

This announcement came from Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka at the Game Developers Conference. Rovio Mobile’s wing-slinging has been a hit ever since it landed on the App Store. And as it stands now it is making some serious progress in Google’s App Store as well. Back in December, the app’s download count stood at 5 million

Angry Birds is a puzzle video game developed by Finland-based Rovio Mobile, in which players use a slingshot to launch birds at pigs stationed on or within various structures, with the intent of destroying all the pigs on the playfield. Inspired by a simple sketch of stylized wingless birds, the game was first released for Apple's iOS in December 2009. Since that time, over 12 million copies of the game have been purchased from Apple's App Store, which has prompted the company to design versions for other touchscreen-based smartphones, such as those using the Android operating system, among others. Rovio Mobile has supported Angry Birds with numerous free updates that add additional game content, and the company has even released stand-alone holiday versions of the game.

Angry Birds has been praised for its successful combination of addictive gameplay, comical style, and low price. Its popularity led to versions of Angry Birds being created for personal computers and gaming consoles, a market for merchandise featuring its characters and even long-term plans for a feature film or television series. With over 50 million downloads across all platforms, the game has been called "one of the most mainstream games out right now" and "one of the great runaway hits of 2010".