Angry Birds Rio Launching (landing?) On Tue. Mar. 22 for 99 Cents

Last week’s Angry Birds updates for its iPhone and iPad editions created a lot of angry customers with the inclusion of what some consider overly aggressive advertisements in a paid game app.

Rules of the Game for Angry Birds: When is Advertisement Not OK?

Rovio’s average customer rating dropped a full point from 4.5 for its previous Angry Birds versions to 3.5 for the current 1.5.3 release. Rovio still hasn’t responded to this anger about Angry Birds. But, have a few words to say about the Rovio News that was part of the cause for the anger.

Rovio News in Angry Birds

Rovio News is not meant to slow down your gameplay experience in any way – instead, we want to give you a fast and easy view into the latest news in the Angry Birds world, and let you know where you can find more Angry Birds games and goodies.

As always, we are listening to you, our fans: we have received a lot of feedback about this feature, and we’re already making adjustments and improvements based on your comments!

Meanwhile, Rovio revealed in tweets that:

1. Angry Birds Rio, the movie tie-in game, will be available on March 22
2. Angry Birds Rio will cost 99 cents

Does this mean that Amazon’s Android app store will also launch on March 22?