Rovio Entertainment has announced that Angry Birds Star Wars will be coming to mobile phone screens on November 8th.
The new game, which has been created in partnership with Lucasfilm Ltd, will see the feathery characters donned with lightsabers.
Each level will take place in a familiar Star Wars setting, such as on the Death Star.
Those who own handsets powered by Apple iOS, Google Android or Windows Phone operating systems will be able to play the new game.
Peter Vesterbacka, chief marketing officer at the developing company, said: "This is the best Angry Birds game we’ve ever done."
Angry Birds is one of the most popular smartphone games available and there have been a number of versions such as Angry Birds Space and Angry Birds Seasons. Rovio also released spin-off Bad Piggies on September 27th.
Fans of the original game can buy related plush toys, mobile phone covers, T-shirts and music docks. The company says that Star Wars themed merchandise will be available from October 28th.
Posted by Claire Marshall