30 million downloads for the free Android version of the Angry Birds

30 million downloads for the free Android version of the Angry Birds
Amazingly, Rovio has announced that there have been 30 million downloads for the ad-supported free Android version of the Angry Birds. What makes this figure so amazing is that in December, that figure was 5 million. At that time, Rovio said that ad revenue was about $1 million per month which means that currently Rovio could be raking in some $6 million monthly or an annual rate of $72 million. That ain't birdseed, folks.

Angry Birds is not a game you play once and then forget about. Stats show that 80% of those Android users who download the game also install the updates which shows that once the Angry Birds gets in your blood stream, it stays there.

The numbers were disclosed by Rovio's Peter Vesterbacka, who is speaking as part of a Google-run Android monetization panel. And if anyone should know how to turn a Google application into money, it's Rovio.

source: Joystiq via AndroidCentral



4. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Of course it would be such a success on Android, most of Android's free games are either terrible or the ads are so intrusive (looking at you, Slice it!) that there's just no competition. Its a great game, but when you look at the free games we get vs iOS its just a sad sight.

5. jayme

Posts: 36; Member since: Jan 10, 2011

youre gay

3. Das70

Posts: 124; Member since: Jan 05, 2011

I played the game and was like...MEH. What the heck is so exciting about it???

2. Preetam unregistered


1. me unregistered

im so addicted to play Angry Birds... lucky it's bird flu free.. lol :p

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