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02 December 2020

Topgolf rolls out Angry Birds golf experience in multiple venues

Rovio's globally popular Angry Birds game series has been adapted to a Topgolf experience. What does Rovio look for when it considers a licensing collaboration? Chief Marketing Officer Ville Heijari said, “First we look at brand fit and whether a potential partnership could make for a fun and wacky user experience that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Then we look at the platform itself, which needs to be super high-quality in terms of production values and tech.” He characterized the new partnership with Topgolf as furnishing “that perfect blend of technological innovation delivered as a high quality, super fun offering for all the family.”

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