Angry Birds is coming to theaters tomorrow, May 20, and developer Rovio is asking fans to whip their phones out during the credits to watch a bonus clip. In a press release, the creator of the popular mobile games detailed how audience members will be required to use their smart devices in the theater to unlock some extra "Movie Magic."
We'll let Rovio explain themselves:
By going to see the The Angry Birds Movie in the cinema during the opening weekend and sticking around for the credits, audience members with the game open on their device get treated to more Movie Magic — a whole new area of the game to explore and an additional exclusive movie clip that can't be seen anywhere else but inside Angry Birds Action!
There's a watermark hidden during the credits sequence that the game can detect, unlocking both a new level and another scene from the movie after it's apparently over; you can watch the video above to see just how this works. Other special codes to unlock more Angry Birds film content are available on PEZ dispensers, at Toys 'R' Us and inside of McDonald's wrappers, which allow you to take selfies with some of the enraged avians yourself.
Angry Birds Action! is the latest iteration of the long-running series, although this time it's more about pinball than slingshotting birds with bad attitudes. Rovio released the free-to-play game last month as a tie-in for the upcoming movie adaptation. We recently saw and reviewed Angry Birds ourselves, but were unable to see the alleged Movie Magic hidden within.