“Massive Update” to Angry Birds Adds 45 Levels, Support for Additional Devices

Sorry kids, it looks like your mastery of Angry Birds will have to wait a little longer.  Rovio has just pushed out a major update (v1.4.2) which adds another 45 levels, bringing the total to 195 brain busters.  Additional levels are nice, but Rovio is probably happier to report that the update allows for additional devices.  The Android version of Angry Birds now supports QVGA graphics, so those of you with compact handsets will be able to enjoy the game. And what would an update be without bug fixes?  Rovio has addressed a number of issues plaguing early adopters, including blanks screens on 1.6 phones and random white textures.

Existing users can update your Angry Birds immediately.  If you haven’t already done so, download the game from the Android Market or GetJar.  It is free ya know?

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19 Comments

  1. nicbot
    November 09, 11:58 Reply

    Wow! 14MB’s!!! Make sure you’re connected to wifi or you will nuke your data plan 😉

    • MrGrinch
      November 12, 16:10 Reply

      and thats why i love sprint =) i laugh at your “data plans”

  2. pauleyc
    November 09, 12:20 Reply

    It’s finally visible in the Market for both the Hero and the Legend! Hopefully they fixed the white textures on the Hero….

    • pauleyc
      November 09, 12:33 Reply

      Well, the white textures bug on the Hero is gone, the ground, obstacles and background are properly rendered – but the additional details slow down the game so much it went from “glitched but fairly playable” to “completely unplayable”. Oh well.

  3. McPace
    November 09, 12:30 Reply

    The update made it super slow on my Moment. Not even playable now, and large white chunks instead of text. Looks like they didn’t get it exactly right this time.

    • Greg Bulmash
      November 15, 12:42 Reply

      Yup, unplayable on my Moment. Getting ready to uninstall if Rovio doesn’t address this.

  4. Toddy
    November 09, 12:48 Reply

    Same here…my moment is dog slow now trying to play it :/

  5. Bill
    November 09, 13:04 Reply

    Not very laggy on my Droid 1 but the in-game ad placement makes the game almost unplayable. Seems a little rushed to market. Hopefully (and based on the comments on the Market page), they’ll drop a quick fix to move the ads back to the bottom of the screen. Or, release a paid version to remove the ads.

  6. Hurracayne
    November 09, 13:53 Reply

    It’s not slow on my Vibrant but that ad placement location is stupid

  7. EVO 4G
    November 09, 17:24 Reply

    Root your phone, install Adfree. Perfect.

  8. Jussi
    November 10, 02:05 Reply

    Yeah, totally unplayable on Hero.

  9. TBO
    November 11, 05:46 Reply

    Slow/lag- unplayable, Samsung Moment 2.1

  10. TDAWG
    November 12, 00:59 Reply

    Completely kills my Moment. Have to reboot to recover from slowness.

  11. heidi
    November 12, 12:24 Reply

    I have Samsung moment, Angry birds worked fine except for slight lag, then an update came out and now it wont work, white splotches on game, impossible lag… had to uninstall it, and figured if I re-installed it, it would work fine… it doesn’t, same white boxes all over and unable to play. I am very upset because my kids and I loved that game :(

  12. Ian
    November 22, 10:45 Reply

    Worked fine on my X10 mini pro (bit slow at the start when the advert was displayed), but since the update, now completely crap. HUGE advert that doesn’t go away for several seconds leaving the game super laggy and almost unplayable. Stupid update!!

  13. Ash
    February 13, 23:53 Reply

    worked great up until the update. now its unplayable. Samsung Moment

  14. Cherrie Wang
    August 02, 02:37 Reply

    Every wow player wants to know the value of his wow account no
    matter whether he plans to sell it.

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