Plants vs Zombies 2 nears 25m downloads

Published on: 12th September 2013

Five days after its worldwide launch, ‘Plants vs Zombies 2: It’s About Time’ jumped to number one on the App Store in 137 Countries.PvZ2_KeyArt300

Plants vs Zombies 2 has now been downloaded nearly 25m times by fans around the world, making it the most successful mobile game launch in EA’s history. The game also achieved one of the biggest opening weekends on the App Store ever for a mobile game title. Further, day one downloads nearly doubled EA’s previous mobile record, and in five days the game shot to the top spot on the App Store in 137 countries worldwide (on either the iPad or iPhone charts).

Tony Leamer, franchise business director for Plants vs Zombies, said: “We are grateful and delighted with the incredible reception Plants vs Zombies 2 has received from consumers around the globe. We certainly had high hopes for the game, but to see fans playing the game so quickly and in such huge numbers is truly amazing.”

Rob Corney, managing director of Bulldog Licensing, added: “It’s a real privilege to work with such great creative talent as the team at PopCap. Plants vs Zombies 2 extends the reach of this huge entertainment brand even further and will enhance the strong opportunities we are seeing right across the licensing sector.”

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