Angry Birds augmented reality mobile game launched as Apple prime exclusive

Angry Birds augmented reality mobile game launched as Apple prime exclusive
Rovio, the Finnish company behind the Angry Birds smash hit, announced last month that their first augmented reality mobile game is available for pre-order. Dubbed Angry Birds: Isle of Pigs, the game has now been released in the App Store and is available for free.

Angry Birds AR uses Apple's ARKit framework and is fully compatible with iOS devices like iPhone 6s and newer, as well as iPad 5th generation and later. Since this an Apple prime exclusive, it's not available on Android and won't be for a while. However, Rovio says that it's exploring other platforms like Android, so we can expect the Finnish developer to expand the game's availability to Google's operating system too.

As far as the gameplay goes, Angry Birds: Isle of Pigs takes players to a remote island where the greedy green pigs vacation in over 40 levels. You'll meet some of the birds you already know and love, but in a more realistic environment that brings Angry Birds to life like never before.



Thanks to the augmented reality technology, players can physically walk around structures overlaid onto objects in their own environment to find weak elements, identify different angles for the best accuracy, or discover hidden surprises that will allow them to take on the green pigs, earn more points, as well as unlock additional content.

Keep in mind that the game may require internet connectivity and subsequent data transfer charges may apply. Even after the initial download, additional content may be downloaded, which may include data charges.

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2 Comments

1. ebilcake

Posts: 1221; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Apple exclusive? Great, they can keep it, the Play Store doesn't need any more garbage like this, it has more than enough already.

2. whatev

Posts: 2152; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

The play store has plenty of garbage to clean, you deserve better quality but developers will always treat you like second class citizens :(

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