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'Angry Birds 2' Mobile Game Gears Up For Super Bowl 2018

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Angry Birds 2 mobile game are gearing up for Super Bowl LII, ahead of this year's biggest game, starting Jan. 24, 2018.

This means gamers and NFL football fans have an opportunity to join their favorite NFL team, whether its the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles and go head-to-head in Super-Bowl themed competitions.

Rovio Wants To Spark The Imaginations Of Football Fans

"The Angry Birds and NFL partnership represents two iconic brands coming together leading up to Super Bowl LII," said Miika Tams, VP at Rovio Games. "Rovio is thrilled to develop new NFL Super Bowl LII in-game features. This is another great demonstration of the versatility of the Angry Birds brand as we spark the imaginations of millions of football fans globally."

'Angry Birds 2' Movie Trailer At Super Bowl 2018

A partnership with the National Football League (NFL) marks a great opportunity for Rovio to promote its upcoming film, Angry Birds 2, set to hit theaters in Sept. 2019.

"Rovio is eager to take fans back into the vibrant Angry Birds world on the big screen," said CEO of Rovio Entertainment, Kati Levoranta, last year, during the Angry Birds 2 movie announcement.

'Angry Birds Evolution' Brings A New Bird, Called The Quarterback

Angry Birds Evolution Super Bowl LII in-game events features a new bird, called the 'Quarterback,' ready to destroy NFL characters. In addition, Angry Birds Evolution player vs. player mode (The Oinktagon), allows users to go head-to-head with their competition in a stadium just like the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Other Features In 'Angry Birds Evolution'

Angry Birds 2 Super Bowl LII event not only introduces a new NFL theme but 32 new yellow angry birds. There's also a new Hatchery rule: Once a bird on the team has been hatched, it won't show up again, says Rovio. This makes it much easier to "hatch the next ones."

'Angry Birds 2' Updates Will Be Available On iOS And Android Devices

Angry Birds 2 and Angry Birds Evolution updates will be available on the App Store and Google Play starting tomorrow, Jan. 24th, and runs until Super Bowl Sunday, which kicks off on Feb. 4, 2018. Excited for the big game? Be sure to check out our guide on how to stream the Super Bowl 2018 online, mobile devices, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, amongst other devices.

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