Video: Peter Vesterbacka Gives The Angry Birds Update. A Franchise Is Flourishing!

I ran into Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka again at SXSW 2011 and he was kind enough to give me the update since I saw him last at the Mobile World Congress. Dude is everywhere…and busy.

Here’s the short version, but watch the video below to get the info straight from the Mighty Eagle himself!

  • Reached 100 million downloads
  • Angry Birds Rio arrives March 22
  • Raised 42 million in Series A funding…
  • Social game launching in May
  • Sold 2 million Angry Birds plush toys
  • Movie, TV deals possibly coming soon
  • Rovio Books
  • Payments platform is moving along as planned