Angry Birds Space may come for Windows Phone 7
It looks like Angry Birds Space will be making it to Windows Phone 7 after all. The game officially debuted Thursday on Android and iOS, however, Rovio indicated that it didn’t have plans to ever bring the game to Windows Phone 7.
“If you look at activations, Apple’s iOS and Android are clearly bigger than any other platform.” Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka said in an interview with Bloomberg. “We want to be on all screens, but we have to consider the cost of supplying the smaller platforms. With Windows Phone it’s a lot of work to technically support it”
Less than 24 hours later, however, Rovio has done a 180, with Rovio Chief Executive Mikael Hed telling Reuters Friday “We are working towards getting Angry Birds Space to WP7.”
The original Angry Birds is currently the most popular game available for Window Phone 7. Windows Phone 7 currently trails behind Android and iOS in sales and developer support, Rovio choosing to not release new games onto the platform could potentially be a blow to Microsoft’s ability to continue to grow the platform in the future.
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Specifications Angry Bird Space
The new installment Angry Birds Space has 60 levels and more will be added by subsequent updates. It includes several new game elements including gravitational fields, new birds as well as a new power-up - Space Eagles - which can be earned by playing or bought as an in-app purchase. More hidden goodies, secret levels and cool space content are also available as in-app purchases.
Angry Birds Space is available for ₨ 50.71 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch, ₨ 153.16 on iPad, ₨ 255.61 on Mac, ₨ 281.23 on PC and for free on Android devices as an ad-supported version.
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