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Angry Birds: Star Wars hits iOS & Android, review scores here

Thursday, 8th November 2012 10:13 GMT By Dave Cook

Angry Birds: Star Wars has launched on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Reviews of Rovio’s money-spinning title have also begun. Get the app details, pricing and scores below.

The Android smartphone version can be downloaded now via Google Play, and is free, while the HD tablet edition costs £1.99 / $2.99.

Apple fans can download the standard iOS version for £0.69/$0.99, but if you want the HD iPad build it’ll cost you £1.99 / $2.99.

Windows Phone owners can also get the game for £0.79/$0.99. Players of all versions have the option of downloading a 40-level expansion that features Luke Skywalker and Yoda on the swamp planet Dagobah. The additional content costs £1.49 / $1.99 with more expansions to follow.

Here is a round-up of Angry Birds: Star Wars review scores so far:

The Guardian – 5/5
PocketGamer – 9/10
148 Apps – 4/5
Polygon – 8.5/10

Got a score? Paste it into the comment box below and we’ll add it to our list.

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  1. CyberMarco

    Why is it free for Android devices?

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Dave Cook

    @1 it has ads

    #2 1 year ago
  3. RandomTiger

    Android users don’t seem to like to pay upfront it seems, also piracy is rampant. I’m guessing they will make more money releasing it for free and putting ads in.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. aseddon130

    Lets be honest, do you really need a review roundup for a game that costs 69p – £2?

    People who like Angry Birds and / or Star Wars are gonna buy this regardless, for the low pricepoint they are at it’s not much of a loss if it is crap.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. alimokrane

    Not that I dont like Angry Birds but go play Bad Piggies (game from same developer). Fair more clever and fun.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. CyberMarco

    I have played some angry birds and other “free” games on my girlfriend’s android phone, and I didn’t notice any ad. Maybe you see them only when you are online…

    #6 1 year ago
  7. RandomTiger

    Yer, you need to have wireless or data turned on or it cant steam the ads.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. CyberMarco

    I bet there is an app for rooted phones like ad-block or something. Anyhow, seeing there is a way to get away from ads, +1 for Android -1 for Apple.

    P.S. Don’t have neither an android or an apple device, just a personal opinion.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Ireland Michael

    You need to root your Android phone to block ads, but you can block ads on a jailbroken iPhone as well, so neither is better than the other.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. CyberMarco

    @9 I didn’t mean that it’s a +1 for a rooted phone, just for the fact that you can skip ads just by not being online, the same can be done with the iphone I guess, but still you get some games for free.

    #10 1 year ago