From ABC News Radio
(NEW YORK) — Get your thumbs ready. “Flappy Bird” is coming back!
“Flappy Bird” will return. Photo from ABC NEWS RADIO.
The app’s creator, Dong Nguyen, confirmed he would be bringing the viral game back in a Twitter response to a gamer who asked whether it would ever return to Apple’s app store.
Nguyen, 28, who lives in Hanoi, Vietnam, hinted that he might be bringing the game back in an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this month, but Wednesday’s tweet confirmed the news gamers had been hoping for since Nguyen grounded “Flappy Bird” in February.
The game was taken off Apple’s store and vanished from searches on Google Play overnight after Nguyen tweeted in early February that he’d be removing it, but not before it was downloaded more than 50 million times.
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