Watch your Booty! Plunder Pirates from Rovio Stars is Now Available Worldwide for iOS

Plunder Pirates by Rovio Stars is Now Available Worldwide Featured ImageAaaarrr matey! Prepare your cannons and watch your booty as Rovio Stars freemium real-time strategy game Plunder Pirates is now available for iOS (a full day early I might add). For those of you scoundrels in the USA that want to plunge your hook into it straight away you can download it now from the iTunes AppStore.

From game industry veterans Midoki and the rampant scallywags behind Angry Birds comes an addictive real-time strategy adventure like no other! Build a 3D island, recruit a pirate crew and set sail for uncharted waters.

The worldwide release comes on the heals of a large update (v1.3.0) that was available earlier today in the countries that participated in the soft launch. Plunder Pirates version 1.3.0 includes a number of additions that you won’t find mentioned in the US AppStore, including:

  • Pirate Hall Upgrade — Take your Pirate Hall to the next level with the new Pirate Hall
  • Extra Levels — With the new Pirate Hall come a whole raft of additional building upgrades
  • New Skills — Keep training up your troops with more skills unlocked in the Academy
  • Ground Pounder — The engineers have been busy and are proud to present a brand new heavy bombardment defense weapon
  • PlunderCam — See your island from a whole new perspective using the all new PlunderCam™
  • We Talk the Talk — Fully localized text for 11 different languages
  • Exploration Map Makeover — With new island graphics it’s looking better than ever

I have been playing Plunder Pirates for about a week and as such I am still very green (i.e. I am a newbie), but I have recorded a couple videos that may be helpful to other newcomers. They are:

Chime in! Once you’ve had an opportunity to play Plunder Pirates please share your questions, strategies, tips and whatever else in the forum

Beginners Overview of Exploration & More

My First Battle Captain Tinto’s Farewell

Other helpful links:

Gallery

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There you have it. Download it for free today and let us know what you think below.

Tags: News, Plunder Pirates, Rovio Stars, Rovio Stars Games
Category: News, Rovio Stars News & Updates

    Comments (16)

    Rank: Pig Leader with 10230 points
    By leggy (@leggy)

    Played for about 15mins…
    Didn’t like the ‘do this’, ‘do that’ pointy finger thing and I wasn’t expecting to have to build a village either.
    Needless to say, not my thing at all. :(

    Rank: Hardened with 590 points

    This is great, gonna check it out in the App Store! (First comment.)

    By Spectre_USA

    Rovio Stars?

    Cool. I was impressed with the first 183 levels of Juice Cubes, so why the heck not?

    Rank: Deputized with 225 points
    By Paradoxx (@paradoxx)

    It is just another Clash game like Castle Clash and Clash of Clans – I dont understand why Rovio would have their name “attached” to something that is clearly just a UI altered ripoff of a concept that took the world by storm a few years back

    Rank: Avian Overlord with 18755 points
    By dmsral (@dmsral)

    I don’t play this type of game and really don’t have the time to play even if I did, but it is soooo tempting.

    Rank: Boss Hog with 14125 points
    By Josm (@josm)
    Rank: Master Slinger with 7130 points
    By Kelani (@kelani)

    It’s a very weird game. Right off the bat, it puts you in the situation where you have to spend all your gems just to be able to do anything. Like Captain Tinto, battle 3. If you send 15 guys against that without a level 2 pirate hall, you’re gonna get smacked down :)

    Rank: Sling God with 44725 points
    By wrw01 (@wrw01)

    BL the videos are a great help to understand the game and try to get started. Downloaded the game and will give it a try. Looks like a fun game to play and build strategies.

    Rank: Pig Leader with 10230 points
    By leggy (@leggy)
    Rank: Master Slinger with 7130 points
    By Kelani (@kelani)

    @leggy Unless something’s been changed behind the scenes, the link you posted is for this page.

    Has anyone gotten past the 24-hour Shield period? I’m curious how long it takes before some random person comes in and blows my island to fish food.

    Rank: Sling God with 26055 points
    By sal9 (@sal9)

    Thanks @leggy We fixed it.

    Not long @kelani You’ll get squashed.

    Rank: Sling God with 25140 points
    By Joey (@joeyba)

    fun game indeed but weird also

    Rank: Master Slinger with 7130 points
    By Kelani (@kelani)

    I keep finding more amusing things about it.

    -When you’re in the camera mode (tap your pirate hall, and Camera icon to see random closeups of your town in 3D), all the NPC ladies with polka-dotted bandanas strut around exactly like runway models.

    -Frequently, you’ll see multiple NPCs walk into an outhouse…but only one comes out.

    Rank: Master Slinger with 5160 points
    By Xano2323 (@xano2323)

    When will this be available for Android? This looks like fun. I’ve been playing a lot of Star Wars: Commanders lately, and I’ve really started to get into these kind of games. Mostly cus’ I get to raid other people’s bases. :P

    Rank: Master Slinger with 7130 points
    By Kelani (@kelani)

    @Xano2323 Either Rovio Stars or Midoki said in PC Gamer: “Plunder Pirates will be available for Android and Windows phone in 2015”

    It is pretty fun. Lots of waiting around, though.

    By Kostas

    It is a perfect game and if you have patience there is no need to pay in order to become good. Excellent Rovio!!,

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