Angry Birds Space: 10m downloads in less than 72 hours

Early numbers show that gamers are apparently eager to leave orbit with Rovio's angry avians.

Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET

Enthusiasm for Rovio's raging avians and their bacon-flavored baddies is apparently not on the wane.

The new space-faring Angry Birds sequel Angry Birds Space has been downloaded an astronomical 10 million times in less than three days, according to the game's official Twitter account.

The Angry Birds Space app sees the Angry Birds leaving orbit to battle the egg-thieving pigs in gravity-bending circumstances.

Read more of " Angry Birds Space downloaded 10m times in under 72 hours " at Crave UK.

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