Angry Birds: Star Wars Has Arrived to Current-Gen Consoles, is Coming to Next-Gen in November

on October 29, 2013 11:00 PM

Fan of Angry Birds: Star Wars? Planning on purchasing a next-generation console in November? Great! Planning on sticking with your current-gen system? Great! Rovio released Angry Birds: Star Wars today for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, Wii, Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS. Rovio also announced that once next-generation consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release in November, Angry Birds: Star Wars will also be making a home there too as well as introduces new play and interface elements that are exclusive to each console. For example, on the PlayStation 4—you will utilize the DualShock 4 controller’s touchpad for better precision. It will also include full support with the PlayStation Move. I can’t forget about the the PS4’s automatic screenshot and video capturing technology. You can record gameplay and share your accomplishments with friends. Xbox One players—you will also be able to experience the automatic video capturing and online sharing feature, as well being able to use gestures and motion controls using the Kinect.

Angry Birds: Star Wars brings together fans from multiple generations and across two widely loved fictional worlds,” noted Jami Laes, Executive Vice President of Games at Rovio Entertainment. “The success of Angry Birds: Star Wars is a testament to the versatility of these iconic franchises. As a company we want to be where-ever the fans are, so we are thrilled to be partnering with Activision to bring this one-of-a-kind experience to console and handheld gaming fans.”

Angry Birds: Star Wars in available now for $49.99 for Wii U, $39.99 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and Xbox 360 consoles and $29.99 for Nintendo 3DS. The game will also be available for each consoles launch in November, priced at $49.99.

 /  Staff Writer
Marked until death with the words "Gamer" across my back (literally) with Duck Hunt pistols across my shoulder blades. Tyler enjoys good beer, open-world games and is also a singer/songwriter.