Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 to see Rovio’s new Angry Birds Star Wars II game


Angry Birds Star Wars II game

Rovio, the makers of the popular Angry Birds, Angry Birds Space, and Angry Birds Star Wars games, have announced today that a new game was in the works and would be released on September 19th across all platforms. Angry Birds Star Wars II will be released on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

“Today we’re extremely excited to announce the arrival of Angry Birds Star Wars II, launching on September 19 across app stores worldwide! The new game will tackle the prequels, introducing a wide roster of never-before-seen Angry Birds Star Wars characters. The best part? You’ll get to play with over 30 of them!” Rovio revealed in an official blog post.

Rovio has had much success since releasing their popular games on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone platform. Angry Birds (Space and Star Wars) continues to dominate in the Windows Store, being a part of the top-five free category week after week. With this new game being released soon, this only adds to the success of the company.

Take a look at the promo video below showcasing gameplay footage and stay tuned for September 19th when the game launches. Get your Surface RT devices ready!