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PopCap to Launch Plants vs. Zombies Sequel in 2013

Plants vs. Zombies, one of the more entertaining mobile games of the last few years, will have a sequel some time in the first half of 2013, according to the game’s creators. This morning, PopCap announced that the “underground growth” of the new PvZ is expected to launch by “late spring 2013.” They plan to introduce a bevy of new features, settings, situations, “designed to delight the franchise’s tens of millions of fans.”

Personally, I can’t wait. Plants vs. Zombies was one of those games that Android enthusiasts had to wait what seemed like an extraordinary amount of time to get. Hopefully this time around, they launch on a variety of platforms. 

POPCAP’S PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES™ SEQUEL SET TO SPRING IN FIRST HALF OF 2013

Plants vs. Zombies Sequel Will Feature Hordes of New Plant and Zombie Types and Mulch More

SEATTLE, Washington – August 20, 2012 – PopCap Games, maker of some of the world’s most popular video game franchises and a division of EA, today announced that the underground growth of the sequel to Plants vs. Zombies™, one of the world’s most popular video games, is germinating and advancing with rigor.

The sequel to Plants vs. Zombies is expected to launch by late spring 2013, and will include a bevy of new features, settings, and situations, designed to delight the franchise’s tens of millions of fans around the world. No other details of the highly anticipated new installment in the franchise are available at this time, beyond the following comments from some of the game’s denizens.

“Spring is crullest curlie ungood time, and plantz grow dull roots,” noted an unidentified spokesperson. “So, we are meating you for brainz at yore house. No worry to skedule schedlue plan… we’re freee anytime. We’ll find you.”

“There was a time we relished a bracing, hearty blend of zombies, in the morning,” said Sonny F. Lower, a representative of the Flora Forever Foundation. “But first, a brisk shower and some strategic pruning are required. Tomorrow is near!”

Known for its quirky, one-of-a-kind blend of art, humor, polish and attention to detail, PopCap has been a mainstay of casual, mobile and social gaming for more than a decade. More than a billion people around the world have played PopCap’s video games, including the award-winning, blockbuster franchises Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled®, Zuma®, Peggle® and Bookworm®. The breadth of PopCap’s audience is similarly impressive, as its games appeal equally to both genders and all ages.

About PopCap
PopCap Games is the leading global developer, publisher and operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to all ages across PC, mobile, social and other platforms. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000, was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2011, and has a worldwide staff of more than 600 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. PopCap’s games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship franchise, Bejeweled®, has sold more than 50 million units.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mathias.worku Mathias Worku

    I really dont understand people on here talking of no support for the nexus. Get it off the amazon app store and it runs perfect

  • minghao579

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  • ChaBuku Bakke

    These guys fail at fixing their games, almost every other comment in the market is about how it doesn’t work. Personally it doesn’t work on my phone either. And because they make you download extra content after buying the game from the market, the 15 minutes you get to refund is wasted… I wasted my money on it.

    Oh, and because it’s EA, they don’t associate an email, so you can’t email a developer about getting it fixed, or getting a refund.

  • Paul Hounshell

    Support for the Galaxy Nexus would be nice (/me shakes his fist at PopCap angrily)

    • EvanTheGamer

      Yeah, very weird. But looks like PvZ now works on the Nexus 7 according to the Android Market(haven’t tried installing yet).

    • http://www.facebook.com/mathias.worku Mathias Worku

      its available on the amazon app store for the g nexus you noob

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Clinton-Sparks/100003080036160 Clinton Sparks

    Whats this screen cap from? My game never looked like this.

    • chod

      this

    • r0lct

      PC version I would assume.

  • Inquizitor

    If only the updated the original for better GNex support. Or better yet, Peggle, which doesn’t work at all!

    • T4rd

      Lol, I came here just to say this. Does either of them even support the GS3??