Angry Birds Got 6.5 Million Downloads Over Christmas
There are various kinds of entertainment in the world today. With technology being so prevalent and more popular and unique than ever, social networking is at its peak, games and application for mobile devices are taking over, and the way people spend their leisure time is very different from even ten years ago.
Smart phones have made it possible for people to have access to the internet basically any time they want. This allows them to check email, social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, use Google or a GPS for directions, and the list goes on. It also allows them to get various types of apps for their phones in order for them to play games such as Word with friends, air hockey, and the ever popular Angry birds.
Angry birds got around 6.5 million downloads during the Christmas season alone. It is probably one of the most popular smart phone apps that the young and adult alike play for entertainment on their touch screen devices.
Here is some more information about Angry Birds:
“The original Angry Birds hit the Apple App Store for $.99 in December 2009. It quickly gained a reputation as one of the most addictive and entertaining games available. An iPad version was available as soon as the device launched in early 2010. Angry Birds Seasons, which updates with new levels around major holidays followed later that year. Angry Birds Rio was released this summer, to coincide with the movie release of Rio, an animated film from 20th Century Fox.
This news follows an announcement from Rovio in early November that Angry Birds had passed the 500 million download mark.”
It will be interesting to see how smart phones continue to change the entertainment industry as well as how the popular Angry birds app continues to grow.