Angry Birds downloads 30m in Christmas week

Angry Birds games were downloaded 8m times on Christmas Day, and 30m times in the week of 22-29 December, developer Rovio Entertainment announced today.

Citing data from application analytics firm Flurry, Rovio also claimed that some 17.4 million iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day, meaning about one Angry Birds game was downloaded for every other new device activated.

Rovio revealed its Christmas stats in a short blog post, promising “even more incredible surprises” for 2013. The company is working on several more Angry Birds games, as well as a cartoon series and film based on the brand, which passed 1bn total downloads in 2012.

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Angry Birds games were downloaded 8m times on Christmas Day, and 30m times in the week of 22-29 December.

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