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Angry Birds coming to Windows Phone 7 June 29

Windows Phone 7 users who have been waiting patiently to play Rovio's hit arcade game Angry Birds will have to be patient for a bit longer. PC Magazine reports that the Windows Phone 7 version of the game will now be coming out on June 29. Previously the game was announced by Microsoft to be released for the WP7 platform on May 25. There's no word on why there was a delay in the game's release but Microsoft does say that when it does come out the Angry Birds WP7 version will cost $2.99 and include 195 levels.

In related news Rovio announced today that Angry Birds has now sold 200 million copies across all of the game's current platforms. That includes sales from the game's movie-themed expansion pack Angry Games Rio which sold 10 million copies in just its first 10 days. Rovio also announced that it has seen over 6 million downloads of the game via Google's Chrome Web Store in just its first week.

In addition to the Windows Phone 7 version of Angry Birds, Microsoft has announced a number of other games that will be coming to users of those devices over the next several weeks. Hydro Thunder GP is due out on May 25 while Doodle Jump is being released on June 1. June 8 brings Geodefense to WP7 while Sega's Sonic The Hedgehog Episode 1 is coming to the phone OS on June 15. Finally the great Plants vs Zombies makes its Windows Phone 7 debut on June 22.

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