Trusted Reviews is supported by its audience. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Flappy Bird Windows Phone app to launch next week

A Flappy Bird Windows Phone app is on the way as developers confirm the latest app-based gaming sensation will spread its wings away from its iOS and Android foundations next week.

An infuriatingly addictive side scrolling game in which players are tasked with guiding a tiny bird through a collection of narrow gaps made up of Mario-inspired green pipes by flapping its wings, Flappy Bird has become an iOS and Android chart topper in recent weeks and is now Windows Phone bound.

Making the announcement on Twitter over the weekend, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen revealed that the game will hit Microsoft’s mobile OS shortly, with a February 11 launch mooted.

“I could estimate 10 days from now,” Nguyen said on February 1 when questioned when a Flappy Bird Windows Phone launch would be held. He added: “It has to be approved by Microsoft.”

A free to download game, Flappy Bird features retro-style, pixelated graphics and slightly clunky touch controls, both of which make the simple game all the more endearing.

As well as targeting four individual progress medals, bronze, silver, gold and platinum, Flappy Bird lets users measure their personal high-scores against friends and the wider Flappy Bird community.

Read More: Best Android Games

Via: PhoneArena

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2003, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have millions of users a month from around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

author icon

Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

author icon

Professional conduct

We also expect our journalists to follow clear ethical standards in their work. Our staff members must strive for honesty and accuracy in everything they do. We follow the IPSO Editors’ code of practice to underpin these standards.

Trusted Reviews Logo

Sign up to our newsletter

Get the best of Trusted Reviews delivered right to your inbox.

This is a test error message with some extra words