To celebrate the Chinese New Year the Rovio games welcome the Goat Year with thematic updates, including the Angry Birds Go that as a goat kart; and the Angry Birds Epic where fans can participate in the event with the Chinese new year thematic player vs player.
The Rovio participation in the celebration of the Chinese new year it’s not only in games, being part of the exclusive theme of the Chinese New Year in the App Store, between February 17 and 28. Joining to the celebrations the Rovio Stars strategy and combat game, Plunder Pirates, honor this moment of the year with chinese pirate ships and a new legendary pirate, Ching Shih. The Angry Birds Stella also as new themes and the Piggies steals the presents again when trying to ruin the happiness.
At last, the last game released by Rovio Stars, Jolly Jam, also honors the Goat year.
According to Rovio CEO, David Byrne:
Rovio has been a great fan of Chinese New Year since 2012 when we developed a Year of the Dragon update for Angry Birds Seasons. We enjoy seeing fans around the world partake of a unique celebration that has its origins in China. Angry Birds is a very popular game in China and we want to honor our fans with celebrations across many of our titles.”