To be sold by independent app store Appitalism.com in 51 countries.
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London, UK - 23 December 2010 – Mobile Streams, the global content retailer and developer of the first fully independent app store Appitalism.com < http://www.appitalism.com/>, announces today that it has done a deal with Rovio Mobile to license the hugely popular puzzle video game, Angry Birds for its stores in all 51 countries worldwide.
First developed for the Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch and released just 12 months ago, Angry Birds become a global mobile phenomenon with over 12 million downloads already to date. The game is now also available for other smartphones including Android and Symbian^3. As the only app store that is independent of any device or platform affiliations, Appitalism.com provides Rovio Mobile with the easiest destination for app fans to find and download the app.
Peter Vesterbacka, The Mightly Eagle at Rovio Mobile commented: “It’s great to have our game available on Appitalism.com. We look forward to welcoming new fans from the appitalism members and also seeing their feedback and ratings on the site.”
“We pride ourselves on being the one-stop-shop for all devices and platforms and for the quality of the apps we sell. Angry Birds is a very welcome addition to our current catalog of over 5 million premium apps and we are pleased to be offering the game to each and every one of our localized stores around the world,” added Simon Buckingham CEO of Mobile Streams.
The Appitalism.com service is free to join and active members who write reviews and engage with the site are rewarded with titles and badges that earn them “App Rewards”. These App Rewards can then be redeemed for any items in the Appitalism content catalog.
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Notes to Editors
Appitalism.com was developed by Appitalism, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mobile Streams. Appitalism.comcombines a social community with an online store, enabling consumers to discover, discuss and download digital media from a catalogue of over five million premium apps, songs, books, games and videos compatible with a broad range of digital devices including smartphones, tablets, PCs and eBook readers. Appitalism offers an unbiased and personalized experience for members based on their interests and on feedback from the wider community.
Appitalism.com is free to join and active members who write reviews and continually engage with the site are rewarded with titles and badges and earn "App Rewards" for their contributions to the community. App Rewards can be redeemed for content items from the Appitalism catalogue.