Rovio honors International Pig Acceptance and Appreciation Day

1.4.2016

Pigs get a bad rap around here, but they are truly gentle and kind creatures. They are just supremely misunderstood.

For this reason, and in honor of International Pig Acceptance and Appreciation Day, Rovio is making a commitment to end the poor treatment of those lovable green guys once and for all.

That’s why, from today, all pigs will be replaced with watermelons across all Angry Birds games. We hope that providing a more neutral enemy will help put an end to the perpetuation of negative porcine stereotypes. Gone are the days of toppling the pigs’ hard-built towers, and popping those adorable guys by the dozen.

Want to know what else you can do to celebrate International Pig Acceptance and Appreciation Day? Eating watermelon, and playing Bad Piggies is a good start.

Visit the site here to see what other festivities are happening worldwide to commemorate this momentous occasion.

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