Angry Birds is coming to mixed reality on the Magic Leap One
- Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Finnish game developer Rovio is bringing its massively popular ‘Angry Birds’ to the Magic Leap One Creator Edition.
Developed alongside visual computing-focused game studio Resolution Games, Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot puts the user in control of a virtual first-person slingshot and augment the Angry Birds world into the actual environment around them. The game is expected to arrive this autumn/fall.
“We’re excited to expand the Angry Birds brand and universe to new and emerging platforms like Magic Leap, delivering fans a unique way to engage with their favourite characters,” said Kati Levoranta, CEO at Rovio Entertainment. “Resolution Games has done an incredible job bringing Angry Birds to life in a new experience that will let players see and feel what it’s like to battle the pigs like never before.”
Tommy Palm, CEO at Resolution Games, added: “It has been an incredible experience bringing Rovio’s massively successful and beloved entertainment franchise to mixed reality. Developing for the Magic Leap platform was a very unique and inspiring process for our team, and we’re confident fans will love how the game is brought to life.”
The Magic Leap One Creator Edition was finally released in six US cities last month. The headset is only available to ‘developers, creators, and explorers’ for the price of $2,295.