It didn't take long for Rovio to return to the top of the app charts. Just over three hours, to be exact.
The Finnish gaming company, best known for the massively popular Angry Birds title, was celebrating the launch of Bad Piggies earlier this morning. And before many of us had a chance to prepare breakfast, Bad Piggies had already reached number 1 in the U.S. iTunes App Store.
Rovio's Ville Heijari (@heijari ) broke the news when he tweeted a screenshot of the top paid iPhone apps shortly after 6 a.m. EST.
Bad Piggies, the company's latest contribution to the mobile platform, is an entirely new game where users "play from the pig's point of view, building vehicle-style contraptions to get you through the map," reports TechCrunch. At the time of writing, Bad Piggies had earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 on Google Play.
We're not quite sure if this is an exceptional accomplishment, or just another standard product release for the famed mobile gaming company. As TechCrunchRead More »from Rovio’s ‘Bad Piggies’ hits number 1 in iTunes store hours after launch