Did you remembered the addictive game Flappy Bird? Yes you must have remembered it and might be playing as well. In the recent times the games is proved to be one the most addictive game. Due to its addictive nature the creator had pulled the game from App Store and Google Play Store.
The game before pulling climbed to top positions on both App Store and Google Play Store. Flappy Bird creator in an exclusive interview with RollingStone says that after the game became popular he was none other than celebrity. He was chased by thousands of people in his area Hanoi. He also became popular on Twitter.
He originally launched Flappy bird on 24 may 2013 on App Store, but it was not so famous until December. As of nowhere the game became immensely popular and climbed to top position on U.S. App Store in January. But after game became popular he decided to remove it. He announced the removal of game on twitter and that tweet receives more than 145,000 re-tweets.After removing the game from App Store and play store on 10 February, iPhones with Flappy bird installed began selling on eBay for over $100K.
The reason he states that people were becoming more addictive. Now he says that the game might come back but with warning.
“Since taking Flappy Bird down, he says he’s felt “relief. I can’t go back to my life before, but I’m good now.” As for the future of his flapper, he’s still turning down offers to purchase the game. Nguyen refuses to compromise his independence. But will Flappy Bird ever fly again? “I’m considering it,” Nguyen says. He’s not working on a new version, but if he ever releases one it will come with a “warning,” he says: “Please take a break.”
Dong says he was earning $50,000 per day after cutting the 30% commission from Apple and Google, then also he decided to pull the game because people were immensely addictive of the game. He says that he currently working on other games and also planning to buy a new apartment for him. He might release Flappy Bird again but with a warning. His interview on rolling stone is worth reading, give it a read.