Angry Birds fans will soon be able to flock to a far away island to battle green pigs in virtual reality with the latest Angry Birds game, set to debut in early 2019.
Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs will allow fans of the incredibly popular franchise to swoop in on a remote island to take on the infamous green pigs with the help of their favorite Angry Birds characters.
The game is being developed in a partnership between Rovio and Resolution Games which has produced one of the most popular VR titles of all time (Bait!) and their games are among the highest rated on their respective platforms.
Kati Levoranta, CEO at Rovio Entertainment, commented, “Introducing the Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs is an exciting step for Rovio in exploring the future of gaming. We are thrilled that millions of Angry Birds fans will soon be able to literally step into the Angry Birds universe with the powerful sense of presence you get with VR. Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs continues to demonstrate the many unforeseen ways fan can interact with their favorite characters and gameplay.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Rovio to bring their beloved franchise to VR,” said Tommy Palm, CEO of Resolution Games. “Angry Birds lends itself perfectly to VR, where players can experience the already highly engaging characters and gameplay mechanics in a much more tangible and immersive way than ever. Just as Angry Birds was applauded for its intuitive controls and gameplay on mobile, we feel Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs will continue that legacy for VR.”
Rovio and Resolution Games are anticipating an early 2019 release for Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs across all major VR platforms. For more information, be sure to follow Rovio on Facebook and Twitter and Resolution Games on Facebook and Twitter.