Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs launches to PSVR after landing on Steam, Oculus, and Vive for $15

If you don’t know the Angry Birds namesake, you likely didn’t have a smartphone 10 years ago. In Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, you’ll enjoy the age-old classic in ways never-before-seen. Available on the Oculus Store, Steam, Vive, and now PlayStation VR, enjoy all the fun-filled destruction you’ve come to know and love in a glorious new first-person experience.

Angry Birds in…VR?

Ok, I’ll admit…when I was younger, I did enjoy some Angry Birds. It was a great time waster game and I always competed with my friends to see who could get to the highest possible level. But, times have changed, and though there are many phone-based games, consoles are becoming more and more popular.

In Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, you’ll explore a remote island where the greedy green pigs are on vacation. There are 50+ fun-filled levels in this game, with more always being added. In its latest update with PlayStation VR support finally here, you’ll take part in destroying the dastardly Dr. Frankenswine who’s taken over the Isle of Pigs. He’s transformed it into his own petrifying paradise and with his macabre machinery, he whisked away the eggs once again, meaning you’ll have to rescue them. This brings all new levels for you to explore on Maliboo Beach, Creepy Climb, Slimey Slopes, and all the way up to Terror Peak.

More updated content

  • A brand new block! Introducing the Alchemy Bomb, a tricksy cube that transforms other blocks when it explodes!
  • 13 new levels, each more alarmingly challenging than the last!
  • A brand new Big Pig, Dr Frankenswine himself!
  • An army of Piglings ready to do his bidding…
  • A ghoulishly groovy new soundtrack!
  • And much, much more!

You’ll join Red, Chuck, Bomb and the Blues on the quest to save the stolen eggs in this first-person adventure. Remember that each bird has its own power-ups, and enjoy the classic Angry Birds gameplay.

This is just the first of many content updates, as Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs will have more than 100 levels in total over the next few months.

Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs Pricing and Availability

You can purchase Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs from the PlayStation VR store, Oculus Store, Steam, or Vive Port for $14.99. The adventure is just beginning, as more content is always being added for your smashing pleasure. If you’ve missed this age-old classic, now’s your chance to enjoy it on your favorite virtual reality headset.

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Get your slingshot ready, because Red is ready to let loose for more virtual reality (VR) players than ever before. Resolution Games and Rovio Entertainment (ROVIO) today announced at the Game Developers Conference the launch of Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs for Windows Mixed Reality Headsets. Additionally, the game will launch on PlayStation®VR next Tuesday, March 26.

The companies also announced today the upcoming release of 13 new challenging levels of gameplay, expected to launch in the coming days. With the new content update, fans can soon battle a new boss pig, Dr. Frankenswine, who – with a crank of a handle – takes over the entire island, steals the eggs and turns it into a petrifying paradise. Players will make their way through Maliboo Beach and will also be able to interact with new gameplay elements, including the Alchemy Bomb, a tricksy cube that transforms other blocks when it explodes.

“The response to the game so far has been very motivating. We’ve been eager to get the game live on more platforms and are ready for more players to try their hand at the virtual slingshot,” said Tommy Palm, Resolution Games co-founder and CEO. “We’ve also been listening to community feedback and are excited to get the new content out, which will add new challenges for those star-seeking players.”

Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, which will have more than 100 levels total over the coming months, is the first game that allows Angry Birds fans to slingshot the likes of Red, Chuck, Bomb and the Blues within the fully immersive environment of VR. Fans of the incredibly popular franchise travel around a remote island where the infamous green pigs often vacation. Players bombard the island’s exotic beaches, steep cliffs, snowy slopes and party city, or can take over the island in spooky mode to take on the green pigs, destroy their structures and retrieve the stolen eggs. The levels can be approached from different angles for the best accuracy, while players leverage classic gameplay elements to progress or strive for three stars on all rounds.

The game is available starting today for $14.99 on Steam for Windows Mixed Reality Headsets, and launching for PlayStation VR next Tuesday, March 26. The game is also available on the Oculus Store, Steam and Viveport for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. For more information, go here. Also, be sure to follow Resolution Games on Facebook and Twitter.

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