Rovio adds Green Day themed episode to Angry Birds Friends

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Just 2 days after Rovio announced a Green Day themed update for Angry Birds Friends, the Finnish gaming studio has now made it official.

The 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.

The game also includes the band's latest single "Oh Love" and another exclusive track titled "Troublemaker", which can be unlocked within the game.

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!"

Come 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.

Just 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.

It 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.

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