Original Plants vs. Zombies updated with support for iOS 7, 4-inch displays

By Cody Lee on Oct 3, 2013

Those of you who weren’t impressed by Plants vs. Zombies 2 or its ‘freemium’ business model will be happy to hear that EA has updated the original PvZ game with support for the latest devices and firmware.

Posted late last night, Plants vs. Zombies version 1.9.9 includes support for the recent iOS 7 software update, as well as the larger resolution for the 4-inch displays found on newer iPhones and iPod touches… Read More


EA denies reports that Apple paid to delay Android version of Plants vs. Zombies 2

By Cody Lee on Sep 25, 2013

Electronic Arts-owned studio PopCap released the highly anticipated sequel to its popular Plants vs. Zombies game on the 16th of August, and it only took them two weeks to rack up a staggering 25 million downloads.

As you can imagine, this played out very well for Apple, as the game has been and still is an iOS-exclusive. And according to a report, the Cupertino company paid EA a ‘truckload’ of money to make that happen… Read More


Plants vs Zombies 2 racks up 25 million downloads

By Christian Zibreg on Aug 30, 2013

Just ten days ago, Electronic Arts announced PopCap’s hotly anticipated Plants vs Zombies sequel topped sixteen million download since its August 16 App Store debut. Today, the super publisher shared another milestone: players have now downloaded Plants vs Zombies 2 twenty-five million times. That’s nine million downloads in just ten days, averaging to a download rate of nearly a million copies per day… Read More


EA says Plants vs. Zombies 2 tops 16M downloads, ‘Far Future’ update coming

By Christian Zibreg on Aug 20, 2013

EA Mobile and PopCap Games unleashed the long-anticipated Plants vs. Zombies 2 last Thursday and already the free-to-play game has amassed a respectable sixteen million downloads on the App Store, making it the most successful mobile game launch in EA’s history.

Matter of fact, the game has achieved one of the biggest opening weekends on the App Store ever for a mobile game title, EA boasted. If you’re a fan of the franchise, you’ll be delighted to learn that the first major content update is coming soon… Read More


Plants vs. Zombies 2 now available for download

By Cody Lee on Aug 14, 2013

At this point, it seems like we’ve been waiting on ‘Plants vs. Zombies 2’ for forever now. First previewed back in March of this year, the sequel to PopCap’s popular tower defense game was supposed to launch in July, but was delayed until ‘late summer.’

Then a few weeks ago, the title was soft-launched in two countries: Australia and New Zealand, with no explanation when we would see the title stateside. But never fear, the wait is over. ‘Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time’ just hit App Stores worldwide… Read More


Plants vs. Zombies 2 lands in Australia and New Zealand App Stores

By Cody Lee on Jul 9, 2013

Good news this afternoon for those looking forward to the highly anticipated Plants vs. Zombie sequel. Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time has started hitting App Stores around the world, despite EA’s warning that the game wouldn’t make its July 18th deadline.

Don’t get too excited though. Apparently, today’s release is just a limited soft launch to help the developers fine-tune the game’s new free-to-play experience. For now, only folks in Australia and New Zealand (or with iTunes accounts in either country) can download it… Read More


Plants vs. Zombies 2 to be delayed until ‘later in the summer’

By Cody Lee on Jun 26, 2013

Bad news this afternoon for Plants vs. Zombies fans. Electronic Arts has announced today that the highly anticipated sequel to PopCap’s popular lane defense game will not launch next month as it had originally anticipated.

A few weeks ago, PopCap announced that the game, officially titled ‘Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time,’ would be released on July 18. But it appears EA—its parent company—thinks it needs more time to fine tune things… Read More


Plants vs. Zombies 2 arrives on July 18

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 3, 2013

We previously heard that Plants vs. Zombies 2 will hit iOS later this month. Today, Seattle-based game publisher PopCap Games announced that the sequel to the widely popular franchise is coming to an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad near you on July 18.

Unlike the original, the sequel will be released as a free download with the obligatory in-app purchases, but don’t worry – PopCap promises that the vast majority of the game will be entirely free to play. Go past the fold for more details and a brand new promo trailer… Read More


Plants vs. Zombies 2 launching early this summer

By Christian Zibreg on Mar 27, 2013

Plants vs. Zombies, a tower defense game originally published by PopCap Games for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, hit Apple’s iOS platform in February 2010. The title has some ardent following and though I’ve never been a huge fan, it’s true that the iPhone and iPad versions helped the game take off in a big way. PopCap announced today that a sequel, unimaginatively titled Plants vs. Zombies 2, will be launching early this summer… Read More


Plants vs. Zombies goes free, get downloading

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 21, 2013

If you didn’t download Plants vs. Zombies because it costs money, now there is no reason you shouldn’t pick it up because developer PopCap has for the first time slashed the popular casual strategy game to $0 on the App Store. From the people who also brought you Bejeweled, Peggle, Zuma and Bookworm, Plants vs. Zombies since its June 2010 iPhone debut has won more than 30 Game of the Year awards.

The game challenges you to soil your plants while battling zombies who are about to invade your home. Retina devices and iPhone 5 are supported and both iPad and iPhone builds are free now. A few screenies and additional description right after the break… Read More