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Angry Birds Rio passes 10 million downloads on iPhone and Android

Angry Birds Rio passes 10 million downloads on iPhone and Android

If you even thought that the war between the pigs and the birds was coming to an end, or that the world had enough of flinging enraged avians at egg-stealing pigs, think again.

Angry Birds developer Rovio Mobile has announced that the latest instalment in its critically acclaimed franchise, Angry Birds Rio, has been downloaded ten million times on all platforms in just ten days of its release, as consumers rushed to take on the challenge of Brazil themed new levels.

Rovio tweeted: “10 in 10:-) Angry Birds Rio breaking all records. A massive thanks to all our fans!!!”.

Rio, is a collaboration between Rovio and 20th Century Fox to mark the release of the star-studded animated blockbuster of the same name.

Rovio has already launched a number of plush toys and a licensed board game to monetise the franchise and is working with Hollywood to release its own animated film. Rumours of a TV series are also doing the rounds in tech circles. The Finnish developer has already ruled out plans to release a conventional sequel to the original title, but is expected to develop the title into an all-new 3D iteration.

Via:

Cnet

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