Rovio Entertainment today announced the launch of Angry Birds Space, available now for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, as well as the Mac and PC, with PC retail copies to follow shortly. Angry Birds Space marks the first integrated entertainment launch for Rovio, with merchandise, animation and books available in retail at the same time as the game.
Watch this video as the birds head into the new frontier through a wormhole that will likely bring a bundle of money to Rovio.
Unlike all of the previous iterations of the Angry Birds game, Rio, Seasons and the like this is a completely new game that features 60 interstellar levels, with regular free updates in the pipeline. It uses gravity fields to enhance and complicate game play. Even more content is available through in-app purchase, starting first with the iOS version. Included in the game are many hidden goodies, secret levels and cool space content. Gameplay has been thoroughly optimized for all platforms, including full Retina display support on the new iPad.
Angry Birds Space is free (ad-supported) on Android with an ad-free version coming for $0.99 as well as an HD tablet version for $ 2.99. It costs $0.99 for the iPhone and iPod touch version. The HD version, for the iPad costs $2.99. The Mac version is $4.99, while the PC version is $5.95.