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July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- May the flock be with you! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:
ATVI), in conjunction with Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd., today announced that the mobile gaming sensation,
Angry Birds™ Star Wars ®, is expected to release on console gaming systems for the first time
October 29, 2013. Complete with new levels, features and platform-unique design elements, these new editions will be available for the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita, Nintendo's Wii™ and Wii U™ systems and Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system.
"Downloaded more than 100 million times since its release last year,
Angry Birds Star Wars melds together two of the biggest names in pop-culture entertainment for an out of this galaxy gaming experience," remarked
Jami Laes, Executive Vice President of Games at Rovio Entertainment. "
Angry Birds and
Star Wars™ are franchises with millions of fans around the world, and we're excited to partner with Activision to bring the marriage of these beloved properties to gamers everywhere this holiday season."