If you’ve been loving the iPhone App & Android Marketplace App Angry Birds, you’re really going to love playing it on Facebook. It’s been announced that Angry Birds will be launched on Facebook from 6:00pm until 9:00pm on Tuesday February, 14th, 2012. Yes, that is right on Valentines Day the Facebook Angry Birds App will be launching to all 800 million Facebook users.
You might just think there is no big deal because you’ve played all the different versions of Angry Birds, like seasons and special themes. The word on the street from the exclusive interview by Penn Olson however is that you’ll be able to access different features & enhanced graphics that are optimized for bigger screens. The animation is supposed to be better quality in the Facebook Angry Birds Application as well.
For the true addicts of Angry Birds gameplay, they can purchase what are called powerups on Facebook. In the exclusive interview, Peter Vesterbacka, the ‘Mighty Eagle’ of Rovio said, “Rovio will also introduce new power-ups (e.g. an earthquake; or special, bigger, or stronger birds) which you can buy (for US$0.99) or earn while playing the game.” It has been speculated by Rovio, the makers of the Angry Birds App, that around 40 percent of users are willing to by these powerups.
In addition to the new high tech features of the Facebook Angry Birds App users will also be able to keep track of their scores against their friends. The worldwide Angry Birds scoreboard on Facebook will lead to higher competition and fun with friends as you can brag about your high scores and extra stars that you earn. The high scores system is expected to roll out after everyone gets their feet wet with the new Angry Bird apps.
The next step and evolution of the Angry Birds gaming platform will be a seamless experience from device to device. If you have your iPad at home and are playing Angry Birds you’ll be able to pick up where you left on your work computer. Samsung TVs will now beging adding Angry Birds as a default app on their plasmas and LCD flatscreen TVs. The new Smart TV feature will also integrate with this new seamless gaming experience allowing you to always pick up where you left off.
Either way, the next step for Angry Birds is the biggest Facebook launch event of the year. You can even join the party now by skipping over to the Facebook event page and registering as going to the event. Currently there are 11,328 people going to the Angry Birds coming to Facebook! launch. It’s described as, “Squawk! Everyone’s favorite furious fowl, Angry Birds, is coming to Facebook! Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like competitive pig-popping among friends! Join in on the fun – mark this date on your calendars, and let’s make this the biggest Facebook Event ever!