Flappy bird, smart phone game developed by Dong Nguyen, which was at no.1 position in apple store, is being pulled down from both Apple store and Google play store.
Flappy bird was a retro style, side scrolled mobile game which was developed ON 24 May, 2013 with support of iPhone 5, was updated in September for iOS 7. The android version of the game was released to Google Play store in January, earning $50,000 per day through in-game advertising. Players report the game as highly addictive, having a global leader board, keeping check on high scores. The players get a single point for flying over each pair of pipes and medals on achieving ten points.
Nguyen tweeted -"I am sorry 'Flappy Bird' users, 22 hours from now, I will take 'Flappy Bird' down. I cannot take this anymore... It is not anything related to legal issues. I just cannot keep it any more... I also don't sell 'Flappy Bird', please don't ask... And I still make games.” He even tweeted-"I can't take it anymore”.
What is the actual reason of pulling the game down is still not yet revealed as the game was a great success. What if Zuckerberg says it's hard to manage Facebook so I m shutting it down…??? Facebook summarized that Nguyen have earned a lot within a week that he can easily survive for years without salary.
People with the app downloaded in their phones are vending their phones on e-bay and getting random bits on their phone marking upto$900 and more, an iPhone 5s is bitted upto $99,900. Nguysen even tweeted that people were overusing the game. "I can call 'Flappy Bird' is a success of mine, But it also ruins my simple life. So now I hate it."