POPCAP ANNOUNCES SOFT LAUNCH OF PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES 2 FOR ANDROID DEVICES
Plants vs. Zombies 2 for Android Now Being Play-Tested in Australia and New Zealand; Full Global Launch Coming Soon
October 3, 2013
Seattle, WA—October 3, 2013—PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today announced the soft launch of Plants vs. Zombies™2 for Android™ devices on the Google Play™ store, now live in Australia and New Zealand for real-world play testing, and following the successful release of the Chinese edition last month. The full global release of Plants vs. Zombies 2 for Android will launch shortly.
Plants vs. Zombies 2 is a time-traveling adventure that propels players through different historical eras armed with a range of specialized plants to face off with zombies from various time periods, and will be free to download and play. A sequel to one of the most popular game franchises in recent history, the Android adaptation brings the same compelling action and quirky humor—already beloved by players the world over—to millions more fans around the globe.
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 400 people in Seattle, San Francisco, and Shanghai.
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 and operates in 75 countries.
In fiscal year 2013, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.8 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, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield™ and Mass Effect™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.
Plants vs. Zombies, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect and Battlefield are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. and its subsidiaries. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their respective owners and used with permission.
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