It didn’t take long for mobile cult-classic Angry Birds to show up on the next-gen PlayStation 4 with Activision recently confirming the release.
Angry Birds Fling To PlayStation 4
Angry Birds which is widely known as one of the biggest selling games of all time is to make an appearance on the next generation of consoles starting with the release of the cult favourite for the PlayStation 4.
Activision recently announced that it will be releasing “Angry Birds Star Wars” for the PlayStation 4. The game itself, of course, combines the action strategy gameplay that is a staple of the Angry Birds series with the memorable characters, claims and look of Star Wars.
The release will mark the franchise’s debut our next generation consoles and shoulders no stopping the angry birds franchise universal appeal.
New Features Added To Console Version Of Angry Birds
The idea of playing what is realistically a mobile game on your shiny new next-generation PlayStation 4 console may not appeal to many straightaway.
However, Activision have sweetened the deal with many new features and enhancements, that they say will take advantage of the capabilities the PlayStation 4 console offers.
This includes the inclusion of 200 levels from the original mobile versions long with 20 brand-new exclusive bonus stages for the PlayStation 4. There will also be brand-new multiplayer modes. This will include a brand-new competitive multi player mode -along with a co-op multiplayer mode.
Angry Birds Star Wars To Retail For $49.99
As mentioned Activision also believe that the PlayStation 4 edition of Angry Birds Star Wars will utilize the capabilities of the PS4 itself to great effect.
Gamers will be able to make use of the traditional analogue stick to control the slingshot – but will also have the option of using the precision touchpad feature of the new DualShock 4 controller.
Players will also be able to take advantage of the PS Move along with the use of the consoles screenshots and video sharing functions.
Whether these new features are enough to encourage gamers to fork out a steep $49.99 remains to be seen. Obviously the game costs considerably less on Android and iPhone and we are anticipating a price drop in the near future.