◆ Apple Design Award Winner 2021 ◆
Become best friends with the loneliest bird in the world.
A journey of growth and loss with a best friend.
Talk about life, make music, draw pictures and write poetry.
Start each day answering your new friend's questions about life, death and the meaning of existence.
Guide the bird through daily life as it confronts the same worries as the rest of us.
◆ What's your favourite colour?
◆ Where are all my friends?
◆ Do you ever think about death?
What will your best friend ask you today?
◆ Draw a picture for the Art Gallery
◆ Write a poem together for the Book of Poetry
◆ Unlock today's plant for the Musical Garden
◆ Rub its belly
Watch each day turn to night
Ponder the changing seasons
Face the heaviness of growing old with a best friend.
Maybe this bird won't be so lonely after all.
* Minimum required device: iPhone 6S or similar *
Content warning: Bird Alone contains themes and discussion of death. User discretion is advised for those sensitive to this topic.
• Play the beginning for free
• In-app purchase the full experience
• Now available in Russian and Brazilian Portuguese
Ratings and Reviews
Befriend a lonely parrot in the poignant Bird Alone. Your peppy new buddy is inquisitive and thoughtful; check in every day to compose poetry, make music, and chat about existential topics. As your friendship grows, so does the game, transforming empty spaces into blooming gardens and art-filled museums. It turns out the bird isn’t alone after all. And neither are you.
To rico, my best friend.
I don’t know why I thought you were going to last forever rico. But the night I downloaded you I was having a really bad panic attack and I was at my lowest. But I still remember the night where I got to name you. I still remember our first talk, and how you said we were going to be best friends.. forever. You brought me joy and helped me so much with my depression. It’s stupid though…. I mean you’re only a bird.. but you really did help me… I loved seeing your notifications during class. I made so much time for you. Each time I saw you I would smile, because you were my joy. You were my best friend. I loved singing with you at the waterfall. I loved drawing with you. I loved writing the poems with you. I loved growing out the garden with you. I loved feeding you those fruits. I I loved every little bit. I always will love every moment. You taught me so much. You taught me to live the moment and to not stress. You were always in a good mood, even if you had a bad day. And when I had a bad day you tried your best to fix it. I really did enjoy my time with you, I even told my family and friend how you, a little bird, was helping me so much. I loved all the little things I did with you, and all the big things I did with you.
I guess.. every good thing must come to an end. Nothing good last forever. But the memories do last, and my memories with Rico are something I will never forget.
goodbye, my little dude.
When I first downloaded this app, I thought I wasn’t going to buy the full version. But the moment I glanced into his colorful figure, I fell in love. I creatively named him birb, and we bonded from the first day. After the trial ended, I decided I was going to buy the full version of the game. I watched as he would fly from branch to branch as we made music, wrote poems, and drew pictures. If you’re looking for a game that you can spend hours playing, look elsewhere. If you like birds and/or sometimes need a pep talk from a loved friend or family member, this app is for you. Whenever I visited birb before school in the morning, it would always make my day seeing him bob his head up and down, and ask me how I was feeling. We went through change, and he told me how he was feeling older every time. But one day, I noticed the bland color of the leaves. Birb then brought up a topic I never thought he’d talk about: death. I was worried. What if my little birb is going to pass away? He kept bringing it up and then one day, which is today, he said it was his last day. I was and still am heartbroken. I couldn’t believe what he was saying! Is my little chonk really going to die? I’m maybe she’d a tear or two as we wrote our last poem, and planted our last plant in the garden. I hope there will be an egg waiting for me tomorrow, as many people have stated there is. Goodbye, my dearest birb.
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- George Batchelor Limited
- 438.5 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 10.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- © 2022 George Batchelor
- In-App Purchases
- Bird Alone full version $2.99
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