Flappy Bird will return in August with multiplayer, and will be 'less addictive' than before
Product: Flappy Bird
Developer: .GEARS Studios
Publisher: .GEARS Studios
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Casual
creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed that his monster hit game will return to the App Store in August.
This news emerged during a conversation Nguyen had with CNBC
Nguyen also said that the new version of Flappy Bird
will have multiplayer and be "less addictive".
Nguyen pulled Flappy Bird
down from the App Store back in February after it had become a huge and unexpected success.
Nguyen stated it was because it had become an addictive product, which he saw as a problem.
Its phenomenal rise in popularity and consequent removal served as the catalyst for thousands of clones on the App Store.
So much so, in fact, that we discovered at one point a new Flappy Bird
clone was added to the App Store every 24 minutes.
Suffice it to say, this upcoming new version of Flappy Bird
will likely be downloaded by millions. You can bet on it.