Classic Angry Birds is back on Android and iOS: India price, how to download

Rovio has relaunched Angry Birds as Rovio Classics: Angry Birds for Android devices, iPhones, and iPads.

Highlights
  • Rovio has relaunched Angry Birds as Rovio Classics: Angry Birds for Android devices, iPhones, and iPads.
  • The new Angry Birds comes at a premium price with the classic gameplay experience.
  • Rovio Classics: Angry Birds offers Mighty Eagle at no additional cost.

The classic 2012 mobile gaming sensation, Angry Birds, is back on Android and iOS. Developer Rovio has relaunched the game as Rovio Classics: Angry Birds on Google Play Store and App Store. The dev team had delisted Angry Birds from these storefronts back in 2019 for testing purposes. At the time, it was unclear when the game would be available again on Android and iOS. The relaunched Angry Birds comes at a premium price with the classic gameplay experience and without any in-app transactions.

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The Rovio Classics: Angry Birds game comes with the original 8 episodes from 2012 that contain more than 390 levels. The core gameplay is basically flicking birds with the right power and angle to destroy giant structures and pigs. If you destroy all the pigs in a level, you earn 3 stars. Getting 3 stars in all levels will let you hunt for Golden Eggs. Angry Birds also comes with the Mighty Eagle ability is available at no additional cost and can be used to clear difficult levels. In the original game, Mighty Eagle was available to be purchased via in-app transactions.

Rovio CEO Alex Pelletier-Normand said, “We are extremely grateful to have such an amazing community of engaged fans that care deeply about our games. Angry Birds has touched so many people and has been a large presence in mobile gaming. After hearing the outcry from our fans, we just had to find a way to bring Angry Birds back.” The new version of Angry Birds is built from the ground up in Unity to create a much more sustainable platform for newer smartphones.

Executive producer Sami Ronkainen said, “While we were rebuilding Angry Birds, we took great care to preserve the feeling of the original Angry Birds game. We know our fans are a discerning bunch and will be able to pick out even small differences. Matching the gameplay, and appearance of the game next to the original was crucial.”

Rovio Classics: Angry Birds can be downloaded for the price of Rs 85 on Google Play Store for Android and Rs 89 on App Store for iOS.