Game developer Rovio Mobile said that the latest addition to its exceptionally popular Angry Birds series surpassed 10 million downloads within its first 10 days on the market.
Rovio Tweeted “10 in 10 :-) Angry Birds Rio breaking all records”
The 10 million milestone includes both free and premium downloads across multiple platforms, although no breakdown was given for the different platforms some of the initial boost was probably supplied through Amazon’s latest Appstore.
Angry Birds Rio was as we reported on the 22 Mar the first free app spotlighted on the March launch of online retailer Amazon.com’s new Amazon Appstore for Android, not all of the uptake was free as its at number one in the most popular paid apps on the store and and it’s already achieved over 2000 customer reviews on the Appstore since March 22.
Angry Birds was first released in 2009, just as the Android universe started to expand. The game has achieved nearly unprecedented success. With more than 50 million downloads of its various versions, more than 14 million of which are paid, and more than 40 million users play Angry Birds worldwide each month.
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