Angry Birds Games Reach 2 Billion Downloads

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  1. Foxi4
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    It's celebration time in Rovio HQ - games from their "Angry Birds" series have been dowloaded over 2 billion of times world-wide - this accounts for 28% of the world's population. Rovio's CEO Peter Vesterbacka had this to say:​
    #CasualDomination ;O;

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  2. Nah3DS

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    can't wait to play Angry Birds 100th Anniversary Edition
     
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    Did they count all of the cheap chinese phones with angry birds installed as a root app?
     
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    "Downloaded". They counted the ones from all the App stores, cheapo Chinese phones likely have illegitimate versions installed because hey - nobody cares about copyrights there. ;)
     
  5. Maxternal

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    As well, I don't think the 45% income counted the sale of cheap Chinese toys involving their characters either.
     
  6. osirisjem

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    I like Plants vs. Zombies better.
    Amazing how well this game has done though.
     
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    Impressive.

    I really should put some time into one of them one day.
     
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    Now that I think of it, if 45% is sale of physical products, I wonder what percentage on top of that comes from microtransactions within the games themselves.
     
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    Alternate Title: Rovio Angrily gives 2 billion people "the Bird"

    I have to say, this is a complete shame. I mean, here you have all these people downloading this Angry Birds crap, and not one person bought my totally original game (do not steal), "Agitated Avians." There' no justice in the world, I tells ya.
     
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    Meh, not all that surprising really. Quite a remarkable milestone, though, I'm interested to see if this will indeed be the next big mascot or if it's just a fad.
     
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    Probably been deleted a billion times too.
     
  12. Bladexdsl

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    how many of them actually played it or gives 2 shits about it though? :creep:
     
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    Also don't forget the North Korean version! It's the ultimate version. Ask anyone there. :creep:

    On a serious note, it's quite impressive. 2 billion downloads would mean quite a few $ even if only 1% paid for the game.
     
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    the should put this in the GBOR as: the most overrated downloaded game eva!