Angry Birds franchise games were downloaded 30 million times during the Christmas week (December 22-29), developer Rovio Entertainment announced yesterday. In addition, the franchise saw 8 million downloads on Christmas Day alone, which is up from 6.5 million last year.
Rovio notes that this equates to roughly one Angry Birds download for for every other new device activated this Christmas day - which is reported to have hit the 17.4 million mark. It also says that Angry Birds Star Wars has held the number-one position on the US iPhone chart ever since its release on November 8, 2012.
Rovio notes in a blog post that Angry Birds Star Wars and Bad Piggies in particular have dominated the charts, with the former holding the #1 position on the US App Store ever since its release.
"It's been an amazing year and we can't thank our fans enough for their fantastic support," said the developer. "Stay tuned in 2013 for even more incredible surprises!" it teases.
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