Rovio has announced that there were 6.5 million Christmas Day downloads for its Angry Birds franchise, including Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio in both paid and free formats. The total number of downloads is more than triple the Christmas 2010 output of two million downloads across iOS and Android.

“We’re really excited to have such a massive number of new people get acquainted with Angry Birds over the holidays,” said Angry Birds creator Ville Heijari. “We have exciting new releases lined up for 2012, and can’t wait to introduce them to the public.”

Source: AllThingsD