Angry Birds builder Rovio closes London studio

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The Angry Birds film was a blurb success

The association behind a strike mobile diversion Angry Birds has sealed a London studio, after warning a increase were approaching to fall.

Rovio’s conduct of games, Wilhelm Taht, also quiescent on Friday, withdrawal arch executive Kati Levoranta in charge.

The Finnish games association has warned that a code chartering revenues could decrease 40% this year.

It has blamed tough foe and aloft selling costs for a bad outlook.

Rovio’s London studio was non-stop in 2017 and a association went open in Sep with a gratefulness of £786m.

But on 22 February, a Finnish games builder released a distinction warning that caused a shares to dump by 50%.

Announcing a closure of a London studio, Rovio pronounced it wanted to combine on a studios in Finland and Sweden.

The association had employed 7 games developers in London.

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Rovio saw fast expansion after it launched Angry Birds in 2009, though it done a poignant detriment in 2015 and cut a third of a staff.

In 2016, a Angry Birds film warranted $350 million (£254m) in cinemas and helped revitalise sales of a game.

A supplement is approaching in 2019.