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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    Comments (118)

    Profile photo of iamMightyRank: Master Slinger with 6760 points
    By iamMighty (@iammighty)

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

    Profile photo of JoeyRank: Boss Hog with 13920 points
    By Joey (@joeyba)

    Do we know if its free or paid app?

    Rank: Sling God with 30915 points
    By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

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

    Rank: Master Slinger with 7075 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 6375 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 6375 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: Gold Flinger with 9015 points
    By dbkraemer (@dbkraemer)

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

    Rank: Pig Leader with 11680 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 6375 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: Gold Flinger with 8995 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 4380 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: Fling King with 4255 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 5195 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: Slinger with 1005 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 30915 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: Pig Leader with 10845 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 30915 points
    By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

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

    Profile photo of ksfno1Rank: Explosive with 2150 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 30915 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 6375 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: Gold Flinger with 7990 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 6990 points
    By Angryguy (@angryperson)

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

    Rank: Gold Flinger with 9335 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: Gold Flinger with 9335 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: Pig Leader with 11320 points
    By Burbman (@burbman)

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

    Rank: Gold Flinger with 9335 points
    By trishohara (@trishohara)

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

    Profile photo of BurbmanRank: Pig Leader with 11320 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: Fling King with 4255 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: Pig Leader with 10845 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: Sling God with 21870 points
    By sal9 (@sal9)

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

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