Train2Game news: Angry Birds passes 1 billion downloads

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Train2Game news recently reported that Angry Birds Space reached 50 million downloads, becoming the fastest growing mobile game ever.

The series shows no signs of slowing down either, with Finnish developer Rovio announcing that Angry Birds has reached 1 billion downloads across all platforms.

The figure incorporates all games in the series including Angry Birds, Rio, Seasons and Space and every platform the game is available on. Rovio made the announcement in a YouTube video you can see below.

Angry Birds Space is currently available for iOS and Android mobile devices, PC and Mac. Angry Birds merchandise is available throughout the High Street!

What are your thoughts on the impressive numbers for Angry Birds?

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Train2Game news: Angry Birds Space becomes the fastest growing mobile game ever

Train2Game students will be familiar with the success of Angry Birds, the casual title that was one of the first huge stars of mobile gaming.

Now Rovio’s latest title, Angry Birds Space ,has become the fastest growing mobile game ever, with 50 million downloads in its first 35 days on release.

“We extend our deepest gratitude to all fans of Angry Birds everywhere.” said a blog post from Finnish developer Rovio.

“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! We just launched the first free update for Angry Birds Space, with plenty more surprises in stock.” the post added.

Angry Birds Space is currently available for iOS and Android mobile devices, PC and Mac. Angry Birds merchandise is available throughout the High Street!

What are your thoughts on the continued success of Angry Birds? Do you think it has changed the industry?

Leave your comments here on The Train2Game Blog, or on the Train2Game forum.