Rovio, along with Star Wars maker Lucasfilm and video game published Activision, announced that the adored Angry Birds Star Wars will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.The game has been recently launched on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Vita, Wii U and 3DS and will follow in November with the other two mentioned consoles.
Executive Vice President of Games at Rovio said that “The success of Angry Birds Star Wars is a testament to the versatility of these iconic franchises. As a company we want to be where-ever the fans are, so we are thrilled to be partnering with Activision to bring this one-of-a-kind experience to console and handheld gaming fans.”
Fans ought to know that the console versions have added about 20 exclusive levels to the 200 existing ones in the mobile version. Furthermore, you'll also get to try cooperative and competitive multiplayers modes, where you'll be able to show your skills and get the highest scores.
According to the official blurb, PlayStation 4 will “offer precision, touch-screen handling" as the version uses the DualShock 4 controller touchpad. Also, players will be pleased to know that there is full support for PS Move in local multiplayer modes as well as single-player.
Furthermore, the Xbox One version uses Kinect 2.0 with motion and gesture controls plus voice command support. Also, it allows automatic video capture as well as online sharing and will give players the chance to experience some unique timed challenges that “deliver fresh trials for players well after the game's launch.”
Angry Birds Star Wars can now be purchased at the price of $49.99 / €49.99 for Wii U, $39.99 / €39 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Vita and Wii. The Nintendo 3DS version comes at $29.99 / €29.99.
Those that are interested in the upcoming PS4 and Xbox One versions should know that they will both be priced at $49.99 / €49.99.
For more information on the game, you can visit the official Angry Birds website.