Flappy Bird may yet officially return to iOS and Android according to developer

Flappy Bird may yet officially return to iOS and Android according to developer
If you have been in a funk not having access to your favorite Flappy Bird game, you may be in luck. Dong Nguyen told Rolling Stone Magazine that he is thinking about bringing the app back to iOS and Android for all to enjoy again.

When he took it down a month ago, he did not get into too many details and that fed the rumor and innuendo machine to the point of nausea. Once the game was pulled, devices with it loaded were selling for thousands of dollars on online merchant and auction sites.

There were accusations flying about stolen art, or perhaps Nguyen was not hip with the idea of becoming such a sensation. After all, Hanoi, Vietnam is not the first place people think about when they think about game development. Nguyen was obviously not ready for the spot light so suddenly. He probably was not ready for the $50,000 Flappy Bird was making every day.

Whatever his reasons were for removing it, we suspect the money it was making is certainly a motivator for the shy guy to consider bringing it back. Sure, such sudden success can be overwhelming, but when you are facing potential revenue of nearly $20 million per year, you have to consider that a gift you do not turn away. Especially when you bear in mind that the normal purchasing power parity in Vietnam is about $4,000 per year.

Nguyen did not give any reasons as to why he is thinking of bringing Flappy Birds back, but assuming he does, it will make the news.

via: Pocket Lint



1. ZiadMohamed

Posts: 21; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

Yuppyyy....Please do us a favor and kill us all after releasing it :D

2. johnehms

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

No need, its still on my apps data on playstore app can reinstall and uninstall anytime, and its available everywhere from the net

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Well too much hype for a 600kb game and i see many are jealous with its success.

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

It got pulled from the App Store the day before I got my iPad. -_-

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Oh on a side note, Flappy Fall is definitely worth downloading if you have an iOS device. My high score is 313 as of right now.

7. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

I would recommend Flappy Nyan Cat too ;)

11. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

Flappy Doge 100%

13. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Flappy things everywhere.!!!

5. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

And those who bought iPhone flapyy bird for $500,000 or whatever...hahahaha

21. Sauce unregistered

All those who don't have cash to wipe their arse with and buy $500,000 phones or whatever... hahahahaha

9. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Meh, the guy is introverted, he just might be kidding

12. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

cash rules everything around me

14. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

i think your time past flappy bird :/

17. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

No it hasn't. Look how many apps flooded the App Store and Google Pay Store.

19. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

I think he sign an agreement already with Nintendo for copyright. That's the only reason why he removed it in the first place and the reason to bring it back.

20. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Looks like all that money is running low already.. 50k a day...

22. zombiewolf115

Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 16, 2013

no!! dont bring it back i still havent sold my old droid razr for 900 bucks cause its got flappy bird (god damn casuals obsessed with such a stupid game)

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