There is no doubt that Angry Birds is a popular game. When your app gets a mention in TV sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory, you know you’ve made it into the bread basket of pop culture. So it is no surprise that Rovio’s hit game had a fantastic holiday season. How successful was it? Over the course of the holiday season, it was downloaded 30 million times. On Christmas day alone, 8 million.
That is quite a bit. If a song had that many sales on Christmas day, it’d be among the top selling singles of the year. The more interesting statistic, though, is when it’s combined with smartphone activations on Christmas.
As The Next Web reports, about 17.5 [...]