Bad Piggies Tops iTunes App Store ChartsBy Menard Osena on Oct 6, 2012 in Gaming, Smartphone, Tablet, Technology, United States •
Bad Piggies, Rovio‘s newly released game topped the US iTunes App Store charts just over three hours after its September 27, 2012 launch. According to the press release of game developer Rovio Entertainment posted on October 3, 2012 the Bad Piggies game was well received by fans, gaming press and mainstream media outlets alike.
“It’s been an incredible launch, both for the game and for “Bad Piggies” as a brand,” said Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio Entertainment. “We have an amazing audience who have shown fantastic support for all of our games throughout the year. Our fans have given “Bad Piggies” an incredible reception – we can’t thank them enough!” added Mr. Hed.
Bad Piggies is Rovio‘s third #1 bestseller game release in a row for the year 2012. The Finland-based game developer already released “Angry Birds Space” and “Amazing Alex” this year and both of the previous game titles reached the #1 slot on the App Store charts within the first day of release.
Bad Piggies smashed previous Rovio records with its three-hour surge to the top of the iTunes App Store charts.
The press release also announced that the Bad Piggies game will get the first free update in the coming weeks. The Bad Piggies free update will feature a new episode entitled ‘Flight Into The Night‘, and it will contain more levels, more unlockable content, and exciting plot twists in the pigs’ quest for the eggs.
Bad Piggies game is available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC. It will also be available in Windows Phone platform soon.
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