Angry Birds Friends Going Mobile with iOS and Android App Available May 2nd

Angry Birds Friends Coming to iOS and Android on May 2nd
Angry Birds Friends is coming to Android and iOS on May 2nd, 2013 (that’s this Thursday). You heard right! Angry Birds Friends is becoming a native mobile app! Ironically, this very idea was discussed in our forums when Angry Birds Friends first launched. It’s great to see them bringing the fun of weekly tournaments to additional platforms.

As with the web based version you will be able to:

  • Compete in weekly tournaments against your Facebook friends across platforms. You’ll be competing for the coveted trophies (bronze, silver and gold)
  • Brag to your friends about your amazing score!
  • Purchase and send Power-ups to friends.
  • There will likely be daily rewards, which could include free Power-Ups

No word on exactly when we can expect Angry Birds Friends to land on mobile, but if you’re curious and haven’t played it previously you can check it out Angry Birds Friends on Facebook to get an idea of what it’s like.

The questions that remain:

  • Will the web based and mobile versions be the same, so that players can compete across all platforms? That would be awesome…and ideal.
  • Will Pigini Beach be included?
  • If I had to guess, I’d say probably not.

  • How will new levels be pushed to the game? I imagine it will be similar to how the daily levels have worked in Seasons.
Tags: Angry Birds Friends, Angry Birds Friends Mobile, News
Category: Angry Birds News & Updates, News

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Profile photo of iamMightyRank: Master Slinger with 6680 points
By iamMighty (@iammighty)

Great job by Rovio again! Will make it really portable to compete with your friends on Facebook.

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By Joey (@joeyba)

Do we know if its free or paid app?

Rank: Sling God with 27745 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

Rovio hasn’t made any statements regarding price. My guess would be a “Freemium” app.

Rank: Fling King with 4670 points
By trainman2012 (@trainman2012)

That sounds about right. Or they might fall back to the 99 cents price. Either way, it’s another app to add to my AB collection.

Profile photo of AngryBirdsSpaceMasterRank: Master Slinger with 6030 points
By AngryBirdsSpaceMaster (@spacemaster)

I would assume it’s free. The FB game is free, so why wouldn’t this one be?

Profile photo of AngryBirdsSpaceMasterRank: Master Slinger with 6030 points
By AngryBirdsSpaceMaster (@spacemaster)

I wonder if I’ll be able to just play the levels for fun and not have to log in with a FB account.

Profile photo of dbkraemerRank: Master Slinger with 6855 points
By dbkraemer (@dbkraemer)

That would be nice, but I doubt it. Kind of defeats the purpose of the whole “friends” thing…

Rank: Gold Flinger with 8915 points
By cosmo2503 (@cosmo2503)

@spacemaster I am pretty sure that it wouldn’t be possible to play ABF without logging into FB account, otherwise it wouldn’t have much sense. I had FB application on my iPad earlier and I installed it on phone just for playing AB Frinds purpose.

By somethingrandom98

Maybe It uses the Rovio accounts?

Profile photo of AngryBirdsSpaceMasterRank: Master Slinger with 6030 points
By AngryBirdsSpaceMaster (@spacemaster)

Yeah. I guess that would take the competitive part out of it. However, my parents won’t let me get a Facebook so I guess I’m out of luck on this one. I honestly would just like the weekly levels thing.

Rank: Master Slinger with 7180 points
By swellD (@swelld)

Fscebook is evil but I just might have to ket my dark side grow a bit to try ABF.

Profile photo of Dr. DarylRank: Well Traveled with 1820 points
By Dr. Daryl (@king-bird)

Nope, Facebook Is Fun Where You Can meet Your Friends And Play Some Games

Profile photo of SouperBrickRank: Fling King with 4330 points
By SouperBrick (@souperbrick)

@king-bird well, I would satay away from it because of a true fact it is possible for someone to pay FaceBook $100, Then you can message someone and they can never block you or remove your messages from their page feed. Would you like to be there?

Profile photo of ncisgrabertRank: Champion with 3855 points
By ncisgrabert (@ncisgrabert)

So awesome. I love playing AB friends but i hardly use mt computer much anymore since i got a smart phone. I do just about all my internet ordering from my phn. The only time i use the computer is when my phn wont get out of mobile mode. I’m so excited about this….i cant wait….2.more days. (Actually a little less than 36 hours…Woo Hoo!)

Profile photo of JackSRank: Master Slinger with 5105 points
By JackS (@spdlives)

yes! YES! OH MY YES! WOOOHOOOOO!

now we are so happy…we do the dance of JOYYYYYYYY!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfPg5LjGYz8

Profile photo of Bad PiggyRank: Shooter with 995 points
By Bad Piggy (@danimario9)

Now they just need to add something so that non-Facebook users don’t get excluded from the fun.

Rank: Sling God with 27745 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

It is a personal choice for users to not have a Facebook account. It is not Rovio’s responsibility to conform to such choices.

Profile photo of JosmRank: Gold Flinger with 7795 points
By Josm (@josm)

Did you think we need an constantly internet connection to start the game and playing levels? i think so but what are you thinking?

Rank: Sling God with 27745 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

I don’t have any information on this. Sorry.

Profile photo of ksfno1Rank: Explosive with 2090 points
By ksfno1 (@ksfno1)

I don’t understand why Rovio use the same title for such a newly upcoming app that has almost nothing to do with its namesake on Facebook.

Rank: Sling God with 27745 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

I think it will be pretty close to the exact app on Facebook, thus the same name.

Rank: Master Slinger with 6495 points
By CC Jolly (@cc-jolly)

Yesssss tomorrow is a great day. Can’t wait playing the Tournament Levels. So to @all my Nester Friends. Happy Flinging and kill the Piggies :-)

By Golldd

Not sure as how others feel but I think it would be a greater challenge and fun if the players are given the opportunity to feather/falcon the levels of the tournaments for ABSW Facebook and AB Friends. Then it would be a real tough competition (as falcons are already costly and ME is limited use in Facebook)

Profile photo of AngryBirdsSpaceMasterRank: Master Slinger with 6030 points
By AngryBirdsSpaceMaster (@spacemaster)

Excited for tomorrow! Can’t wait to see how this works! :)

By Morph416

Speaking of releases… on another site, it was announced that Rovio released ABO for Windows 8 phones.. free until May 15th.

Rank: Master Slinger with 6120 points
By Chris (@chriss)

It’s out (App store) for free!

Rank: Well Traveled with 1685 points
By BiteKlavs (@communistpride)

Cruel joke?..I dont see it!?

Profile photo of AngryguyRank: Master Slinger with 6890 points
By Angryguy (@angryperson)

you have go to an AB app in the store>related>see all> bottom of the list

Rank: Master Slinger with 7100 points
By trishohara (@trishohara)

Yes! thanks for the advice

Rank: Master Slinger with 7205 points
By TruckDriver (@truckdriver)

It’s listed as an iPhone app, not an iPad app. Just a little extra info.

Rank: Master Slinger with 7100 points
By trishohara (@trishohara)

you have to play a Tutorial. Afterwards it connects with your Facebook, and then you can play the real ABF tournament with your FB friends.
It does show your real Profile pic though, not your Angry birds avatar.

Profile photo of BurbmanRank: Gold Flinger with 8495 points
By Burbman (@burbman)

What if you are not a facebook user? Guess I’ll find out soon enough…

Rank: Master Slinger with 7100 points
By trishohara (@trishohara)

Then you have to create one. the app is asking you that

Profile photo of BurbmanRank: Gold Flinger with 8495 points
By Burbman (@burbman)

Yup, as soon as I finished the tutorial, it prompted me to set up a Facebook account. Guess I’ll have to set one up under an alias :)

Profile photo of AmanRank: Out of this World with 2550 points
By Aman (@amandeep)

Its out now on Google Play also :-)

Profile photo of ncisgrabertRank: Champion with 3855 points
By ncisgrabert (@ncisgrabert)

How did you find it? I typed angry birds friends and went to the original angry birds and looked under more apps by developer but could not find it.

Profile photo of JosmRank: Gold Flinger with 7795 points
By Josm (@josm)

not by more apps by developer, just type angry birds friends, and you find it in the list

Profile photo of am17Rank: Shooter with 855 points
By am17 (@am17)

How much does this cost?

Profile photo of sal9Rank: Avian Overlord with 16795 points
By sal9 (@sal9)

It’s free, but requires a Facebook account to play.

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