Angry Birds generate profit of 48 million euros while a new game is revealed

Could almost be like another story: "He who never played or never installed an Angry Birds on your mobile cast the first stone." Or in this case, cast the first bird.

The Rovio, the Finnish company that created the game Angry Birds, presented the financial results of last year and the conclusion is that is that the birds are angry money-making machines. "Solid performance in all areas of business" is the phrase that begins the press release sent by the Finns. In addition to transpire confidence and popularity, Rovio now also spills over money. In all, 75.4 million euros in revenue, of which 48 million is profit (before-tax). One area that stands out above the profits generated by the applications themselves, is the Consumer Products - by the Angry Birds merchandising the Finnish company earned 22.6 million euros.

"The strong growth in revenue demonstrates the popularity of the brand Angry Birds", said Mikael Hed, Rovio CEO in a statement. Hed also stated that the company needs to stay focused and creative in order to continue to entertain thousands of fans that were created. During 2011 the Rovio saw the number of employees grow to eight times, now employing 224 people. Altogether there are more than 200 partners working with the Finnish mark to bring the activity to crush a little pigs worldwide.

For the results of 2011 include games Angry Birds, Seasons AB and AB Rio - Angry Birds Space was only launched in 2012. The game that took the birds to space generated stratospheric growth in the number of downloads - at the end of 2011 the games had been downloaded 648 million times in the second week of May 2012 the Finnish success reached the milestone of one billion downloads. The video below is the gratitude of Rovio users.

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