Flappy Bird is one of the top-rated addictive side-scrolled game available for Android and iOS users. In this game, the players control a bird which attempts to fly between green pipes columns without hitting them. If you are a game addict who wishes to play games on your PC rather than playing it on a smartphone and looking for a way to download and play Flappy Bird game on your computer, then you are on the right page. Here I have provided a tutorial to download Flappy Bird for PC and install it on your windows computer.
By following the steps given in this post, you will be able to download and play the most loved Flappy Bird game on computers running on the following versions of Windows operating system: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows XP and Windows Vista.
Flappy Bird Gameplay And Features
The Flappy Bird gameplay is straightforward which features a 2D retro style graphics. You just need to direct our beloved flying bird, which is named as “Faby”. There will be a set of Mario-like pipe columns. Faby moves to the right continuously between these columns of green colored pipes.
Remember, every time the player taps the screen, the Faby flaps upward; and if the screen is not tapped, Faby falls down because of gravity. The player will earn a point if the Faby navigates between a pair of pipes and he will also be rewarded with medals at the end of the game based on the scores.
As the pipes always have the same gaps between them, there was no evolution or variation in the Gameplay throughout the game. Also, there is no end to the running track.
The following are the features of this Flappy Bird game that makes it so popular among Android and iOS users:
- Animations (pipe movement)
- Animated sprites (bird and ground)
- V-Play Game Network for cross-platform leaderboards
- Box2D physics (bird movement, collision detection).
These are some of the best features of Flappy Bird game. Now to play this game on your Windows computer, follow the guide given below.
Tutorial To Download Flappy Bird For PC
By following this tutorial, you will be able to download and install Flappy Bird Android app on all versions of Windows operating system including Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
Step 1: To run Android apps on your PC, you will need an Android emulator. Although there are plenty of Android emulators available out there, I would recommend you to download and install Bluestacks. To do that, go to the homepage of Bluestacks emulator and click on “Download Bluestacks“.
Step 2: Now bluestacks offline installer will be downloaded to your computer. Once downloaded, click on “Bluestacks.exe” to launch its installation wizard. In the installation wizard window, click on “Next” as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 3: Now you will be asked to “Select Bluestacks Data Location” to save the Android apps data in your computer. By default, it will be set as C:\ProgramData but you can change the location as per your wish.
Step 4: In the next window, tick the boxes next to “App Store Access” and “Application Communications” and click “Install“.
Step 5: Now bluestacks will be installed in your computer and once the process is finished, you will get “Installation Completed” message as shown below.
Step 6: Next, you will need to configure Bluestacks on your Windows computer. To do that, launch Bluestacks window. You will see the option “Sign In With Google” as shown below. Click on it and sign in using your Gmail account.
Step 7: Now in the bluestacks “Welcome” screen, choose your language and click “Next“.
Step 8: Again you will be asked to sign in using your Google account. Once done, follow the on-screen instructions and finish setting up Bluestacks Android emulator.
Step 9: Now download Flappy Bird APK file to your computer. Once done, launch Bluestacks window in your computer and click on “Install APK” button. Next, choose the download “com.dotgears.flappybird ” file to install Flappy Bird app on your computer.
Step 10: Within a minute or two, Popcorn Time will be installed on your computer, and you will get the “Flappy Bird has been installed“.
That’s it. Now you have installed Flappy Bird app on your computer using Bluestacks.
Now you can play Flappy Bird, the most-addictive Android game on your Windows computer using Bluestacks.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.