Angry Birds Space News for iPhone

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Angry Birds Space has notched up an incredible 50 million downloads in just 35 days, Rovio has announced.

This feat makes Angry Birds Space the fastest growing mobile game yet, breaking all Rovio's previous records.

"This has been simply amazing, and the whole Rovio team is thrilled to see such a fantastic reception for the game," said Rovio.

"We extend our deepest gratitude to all fans of Angry Birds everywhere. While numbers like this certainly say something about the popularity of Angry Birds, for us the main goal is to keep creating fun new experiences that everybody can enjoy!"

Angry Birds Space is out now for iOS, Android, PC and Mac.

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FantasyMeister@ CheekyLee

Ahhhhhh, I am enlightened, thank you! Would be nice to know, then, how many of those 50 million downloads were free and how many were paid, but mainly I wouldn't mind knowing how Rovio monetises everything. They seem perfectly happy with merchandising opportunities.
Posted 11:21 on 01 May 2012
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CheekyLee@ FantasyMeister

It's not free. The Android version comes with ads, but the iOS one is £0.69p, with further in-app-purchases available. Stuck on a level? Buy a Mighty Eagle to clear it for you. Want more challenge? Buy the Expert levels. (Which were actually free on the slightly more expensive PC version.)
Posted 11:08 on 01 May 2012
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FantasyMeister

But, but, it's free? So does 50 million downloads in 5 weeks actually compare to anything else that is free and how does Rovio benefit from this type of business model?
Posted 11:02 on 01 May 2012
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munkee

It's a great game. Far better than regular, dull, generic, abiding by the earths laws of physics, Angry Birds. That's so old and rubbish now.

I did notice some new free levels on Angry Birds Space the other day. Rovio seem to be pulling all the right moves.
Posted 17:04 on 30 April 2012

Game Stats

Release Date: 22/03/2012
Developer: Rovio
Publisher: Rovio
Genre: Puzzle
Rating: TBC
Site Rank: 3,076 36
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