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Angry Birds: Star Wars game sells like hot cakes on iPad and iPhone, outsells others

Angry Birds: Star Wars sells like hot cakes Angry Birds: Star Wars sells like hot cakes

Angry Birds: Star Wars became top selling app on iPad and iPhone within hours of its launch, creating a record of sorts. Read on for more.

Angry Birds, one of the most popular video games, donned a completely new look in its latest release: (Read: Angry Birds: Star Wars avatar ) Angry Birds. The game’s developer Rovio Inc. released it for all major platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Amazon Kindle among others, on Thursday and started selling like hot cakes right from the word go.

Angry Birds: Star Wars is set in a galaxy far away where the birds take on Empire's evil Pigtroopers in a Star Wars themed setting. Besides the updated settings, there are plenty of other things to look forward to, including new powers, birds and levels.

Rovio has done a remarkable job by adding stupendous features to its otherwise fairly successful Angry Birds from time to time. It had earlier released Bad Piggies update, which met with a similar response at the time of its release.

It went on to take the game’s promotion to a completely new level by entering into a partnership with McDonalds China to create a completely different sort of experience. (Read: Angry Birds attack McDonalds China )