FINNISH GAME DEVELOPER Rovio has announced that its Angry Birds Star Wars game will be coming to the Playstation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One consoles later this month, along with exclusive content.
Rovio's Star Wars themed Angry Birds game launches today on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 (PS3), Playstation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, meaning it will also be playable on the firm's cheaper Nintendo 2DS console.
Most interestingly, however, was Rovio's commitment to release the game on the PS4 and Xbox One consoles before the end of November, with the Xbox One set to launch on 22 November and the PS4 on 29 November.
Early adopters of Sony's and Microsoft's next generation consoles won't get the bog-standard version of Angry Birds Star Wars, either.
PS4 users will be able to take advantage of the console's new Dualshock gamepad, Rovio boasted, as well as Sony's motion controlled Playstation Move controllers.
Rovio, seemingly favouring the Microsoft console, will offer Xbox One users some exclusive levels as well as support for motion and voice control within the Star Wars themed game.
Jami Laes, EVP of Games at Rovio said, "Angry Birds Star Wars brings together fans from multiple generations and across two widely loved fictional worlds.
"The success of Angry Birds Star Wars is a testament to the versatility of these iconic franchises. As a company we want to be wherever 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."
We think we'll stick to playing the game on our phones and tablets, however, as Rovio has announced that the Angry Birds Star Wars for the PS4 and Xbox One will cost $49.99. There's no word on UK pricing yet. µ
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