VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PopCap Vancouver, creator of one of the world’s most beloved video game
franchises and a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today
announced that Plants vs. Zombies™Garden Warfare 2 is now
available in stores and for digital download throughout North America on
Xbox One®, PlayStation®4, and Origin™ for PC. Plants vs. Zombies
Garden Warfare 2 immerses you into the biggest, baddest, craziest
battles where, for the first time in franchise history, zombies have
conquered Suburbia and plants are on the attack. Experience new ways to
play, including the all-new Backyard Battleground – a massive,
interactive environment that connects you to every map and mode in the
game. Over 100 playable characters with outrageous powers and abilities,
12 all-new maps bursting with personality and humor, and eight crazy
game modes make Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 the
most insane over-the-top battle in the universe.
“Back in January, we held our first-ever open beta so fans could get a
sneak peek at the Backyard Battleground and some of the new characters,
maps and experiences,” said Justin Wiebe, Creative Director, Plants
vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2. “That was just a glimpse at all of our
new ways to play and the response was so positive that we can’t wait for
fans to dive into even more features and see the rest of the world we’ve
From the start of the game, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2
drops you into Backyard Battleground, a wild personal playground full of
dynamic events that brings to life more ways to experience the PvZ
universe. Take your time exploring on your own or with friends,
discovering and unlocking exciting secrets throughout the world and
completing quests as you go. Or jump into the action once you’ve
unlocked the King of the Hill-inspired mode, Flag of Power, igniting an
all-out war where you’ll fight off wave after wave of enemies in a
frantic, escalating battle.
Join the fight with six new character classes and over 100 playable
characters, including Rose, Citron, and Kernel Corn on the side of the
plants, and Imp, Super Brainz and Captain Deadbeard on the side of the
zombies. Dive into even bigger new game modes with 24-player multiplayer
battles, including Garden and Graveyards, and the new Herbal Assault
featuring plants on the offensive. All of this takes place across brand
new maps, including the low gravity Moon Base Z, and the snowy Great
Players of original Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare will have
the ability to earn unique in-game rewards based on their rank in the
original Garden Warfare. There’s also the option for players to
transfer almost every one of their unlocked characters into Plants
vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 right from launch, so they can
jumpstart their new adventure with their favorite plants and zombies.
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 is developed at PopCap
Vancouver. The game is rated E10+ by the ESRB and rated PEGI 7; visit www.esrb.org
for more information. The game is available on Xbox One, the all-in-one
gaming system from Microsoft, PlayStation 4 computer
entertainment system and Origin™
for PC. EA Access* and Origin Access* members also save 10% when they
purchase Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 digitally, just like
with all EA digital purchases on Xbox Live and Origin respectively.
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About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services
for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and
tablets. EA has more than 300 million registered players around the
In fiscal year 2015, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.5 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such
as The Sims™, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Dragon Age™ and
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