Angry Birds Star Wars 2 gets more levels, characters

Fans of Angry Birds, Star Wars or both will be happy to know Rovio introduced its first major update to Angry Bird Star Wars 2 (US$0.99) today, adding more levels, characters and rewards. The massively popular iOS game based on the blockbuster sci-fi series now offers an additional eight secret levels and another four characters, bringing the total number of characters now available in the game to a whopping 34. The new characters include Hologram Darth Sidious, Silver C-3PO, Red Battle Droid and Shadowtrooper. Rovio has also added in a number of new reward levels. From the release notes:

What's New in Version 1.1.0
Get the latest Angry Birds Star Wars II update with 8 secret levels, 4 extra characters and all-new reward levels!

NEW SECRET LEVELS! Find the hidden maps to unlock 8 all-new secret levels!

NEW CHARACTERS! Introducing Hologram Darth Sidious, Silver C3PO, Red Battle Droid and Shadowtrooper – yours to earn or purchase!

NEW REWARD LEVELS! Each new character brings some awesome new reward levels! Try and master them all!

We also used Jedi mind tricks to fix some minor issues and give you an even better game experience! Thanks for playing!

Angry Birds Star Wars 2 is a universal app compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad running iOS 4.3 or later.