Weekend fun: Angry Birds Star Wars now available

In case you missed it, Rovio yesterday released Angry Birds Star Wars. Over 80 levels, the Rebel Birds will battle against the evil Imperial Pigs across a number of settings including Tattoine and the Pig Star using a number of Star Wars-inspired capabilities such as light sabers and blasters.

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… a group of desperate rebel birds faced off against a galactic menace: the Empire’s evil Pigtroopers!

Rebel birds, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Imperial Pigs. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the PIG STAR, and are racing to deliver the plans to the Rebel Birds. Now they need your help!

Angry Birds Star Wars

If there were concerns that the Angry Birds franchise was getting tired, the latest installment topped the US iOS App Store chart within 2.5 hours of its release.

Angry Birds Star Wars is available for a number of platforms including:

May the birds be with you!