Just 2 days after Rovio announced a Green Day themed update for Angry
Birds Friends, the Finnish gaming studio has now made it official.
Facebook version of the bird slinging game now has a new Green Day
musical episode with 10 themed levels and new mean pigs inspired by the
band's members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool.
game also includes the band's latest single "Oh Love" and another
exclusive track titled "Troublemaker", which can be unlocked within the
Commenting on this first-of a kind-partnership, Armstrong
said, "We're all fans of Angry Birds. It's such an addictive game that
when we first started playing it we couldn't stop. Go Team Green!"
this fall, Rovio plans to release more exclusive content and levels. It
isn't clear if the Green Day update will be extended to other versions
of the game.
Green Day is a popular American punk rock band formed
in 1987. The band comprises of three members. Billie Joe Armstrong is
the lead vocalist and guitarist. Mike Dirnt is the bassist and backing
vocalist and Tre Cool drummer.
The band is a five time Grammy
Award winner with Grammy Award for Best Alternative Album (Dookie),
Grammy Award for Record of the Year (Boulevard of Broken Dreams), Grammy
Award for Best Rock Album (American Idiot), best Rock Album for a
second time (21st Century Breakdown) and Best Musical Show Album for
American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording.
recently, Rovio updated Angry Birds Seasons with a back to school theme
and introduced a new character, the pink bird. The company has been
quite religious with updates for various versions of its game.
celebrated the touchdown of the Mars Curiosity rover with the announcement of a red planet
update for Angry Birds Space, due to release this fall. Rovio also attracted eyeballs with its
new project Amazing Alex, which hit the number one spot within 24 hours
of its release.