Rovio today announced that Angry Birds Space has reached 50 million downloads, marking yet another milestone for the popular franchise. The title debuted on a number of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, and Mac, on March 22.

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Angry Birds Space hit 50 million downloads within 35 days, making it the fastest growing mobile game yet and breaking all our previous records. This has been simply amazing, and the whole Rovio team is thrilled to see such a fantastic reception for the game.

The iPhone version of Angry Birds Space continues to top the App Store charts in markets around the world, while the Mac version has dropped to #9 on the U.S. paid app chart after peaking at #2.

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guzhogi Avatar
156 months ago
I agree, Angry Birds is fun for a while, but gets boring fast. And the school I work at is even considering putting it on all the iPads we have so kids can learn about physics. But hey, as Prezbo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_%22Prez%22_Pryzbylewski) said,

Trick them into thinking they're not learning and they do.
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Stridder44 Avatar
156 months ago
It continually blows my mind that this game is still so popular
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Ryth Avatar
156 months ago
rovio must be rolling in it.

people will get bored of this one day.

Not really...it's the type of game most casual players can pick up, play, put down and have fun with it for a cost that is a fraction of what normal games cost.

Model is here to stay.
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Bernard SG Avatar
156 months ago
What annoys me with Rovio (and many other iOS games developpers) is that I have to pay twice if I want the iPad HD version and the iPhone version. Very uncool.
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MagnusVonMagnum Avatar
156 months ago
Do people really enjoy ads in their games or what? I was going to buy Angry Birds since it's all the rage, I figure it must be fun (I just adore Bejeweled), but when I read that it has ads in it despite being a paid app and I won't stand for ads in paid apps. No thanks. It apparently doesn't bother 50 million other people, though.
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chrono1081 Avatar
156 months ago
I'm personally sick of seeing Angry Birds everywhere.

Don't get me wrong, I'm happy for Rovio and glad for their success but its everywhere....
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