MAY THE FLOCK BE WITH YOU!
Activision Publishing alongside the teams at Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm have today announced that the formerly mobile-platform exclusive title Angry Birds Star Wars is to be brought to home video game consoles for the first time, following the home video console release of Angry Birds last year. For release on the 30th October 2013 and complete with new levels, features and platform-unique design elements, this is to be made available for each the Nintendo 3DS, Playstation 3 and Xbox360 video game consoles.
Jami Laes | Executive Vice President of Games at Rovio Entertainment
Downloaded more than 100 million times since its release last year, Angry Birds Star Wars melds together two of the biggest names in pop-culture entertainment for an out of this galaxy gaming experience. Angry Birds and Star Wars are franchises with millions of fans around the world, and we’re excited to partner with Activision to bring the marriage of these beloved properties to gamers everywhere this holiday season.
Iterating on many of the engaging mechanics of Angry Birds and Angry Birds Space, Angry Birds Star Wars evolves the core game design and hilarious tone of previous entries in the series with new characters, challenges, and environments that pay homage to the iconic hallmarks of the Star Wars universe. This title adds 20 never-before-seen exclusive levels – in addition to the existing 200 from the original Angry Birds Star Wars mobile game – and, for the first time ever, multiplayer modes. Play alongside family members or friends in two-player co-op mode to achieve a combined high score, or against them (up to four players) in competitive mode. In addition, the game delivers achievements and trophies, leaderboards, high-definition graphics (on HD-compatible systems – assumingly not the Nintendo 3DS version), as well as unlockable bonus levels, items and content.