Telecom & Wireless

Angry Birds Selects D.cn As Chinese Partner

Rovio Mobile's game Angry Birds has selected D.cn, one of the largest mobile phone game platforms in China, to provide free-to-download services in various editions.

Xiao Yongquan, chief executive officer of D.cn, told local media that D.cn has been focusing on the mobile gaming field and it provides comprehensive mobile gaming services to users. While implementing extensive cooperation with quality Chinese mobile game developers, it has been seeking opportunities to introduce more game products from abroad.

Developed by Rovio Mobile, Angry Birds is one of the most popular games in the world. It started selling in Apple's App store in December 2009, and became the most popular application in Finland overnight.

Rovio Mobile previously expressed its interest in the Chinese market and believed China is a large potential market with its nearly 900 million mobile phone users. The cooperation between Angry Birds and D.cn will mark the prologue of Rovio Mobile's fast expansion in the Chinese mobile phone game market.

Commenting on the development in the Chinese market, Peter Vesterbacka, an executive from Rovio Mobile, told local media that the company hopes to gain 100 million users in China in 2011; and it wants to soon become a leading entertainment brand in China.

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