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Smartphones With Discontinued Flappy Bird Game are Listed on eBay for $1 Billion

Over the weekend, the web and gaming community was shocked by news from Flappy Bird’s developer, Dong Nguyen, who announced that he was taking the game offline, due to continuous pressure from the press. Not long after the game’s take down from the app store, mocks and clones took its place in the 1,2,5, and 10 spots as the most popular game of the moment.

flappy bird phone

Not to be outdone, eBay sellers have responded by offering used iPhones with the obsolete app for thousands of dollars. One white/gold Apple iPhone 5S – 16GB with the game was bidding for $1,850 as of this writings.It’s highly likely those were not real, serious bidders.Others have also seen ridiculous bids upwards to $90K with some sellers offering their device as a buy it now option – for a $1 billion. Surely you jest?

Tech savvy users can still find the game on torrent sites and as similar mockoffs. Here are a few you can try:


Fly Birdy

Clumsy Bird

Flappy Plane

Birdy Flap

Flappy Bee


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