Updated: Rovio Mobile, the Helsinki, Finland-based company behind the hit iPhone (s aapl) game, Angry Birds has no immediate plans to launch a Windows 7 version of the game anytime soon, the company tweeted this morning. It seems Microsoft (s MSFT) has placed an icon of Angry Birds on their site without talking to the Finnish game maker.
“We have NOT committed to doing a Windows Phone 7 version. Microsoft put the Angry Birds icon on their site without our permission.”
Angry Birds has become one of the must-have games on all mobile platforms. It’s currently one of the best-selling apps on Apple’s iOS platform, and is also available for the Palm’s WebOS (s hpq) devices. A full version of the game will be available for Symbian devices, including the new Nokia N8 (s nok),powered by Symbian^3 OS. So far, Angry Birds Lite is available for Android and Symbian OS. A beta version of the game for Google’s Android OS (s goog) has attracted over a million downloads.
Update: Looks like Powerybase, the company behind NotifyMe is also miffed with Microsoft for making a false claim.
There is no NotifyMe for Windows Phone 7. Microsoft used NotifyMe icon without our permission on their WP7 site
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