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DUBLIN, Ireland— June 6, 2012 —PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games and a division of EA, today announced the global launch of a free update to Bejeweled ® Blitz for iOS, featuring the new Universal mode.

Bejeweled Blitz Universal mode contains the following features:

◊             Game Center Leaderboards: Bejeweled Blitz now supports Game Center. See how you stack up against other worldwide Bejeweled Blitz players by day, week or all-time.

◊             New and enhanced experience for players who don’t connect to Facebook:  All Bejeweled Blitz players, whether they connect to Facebook or not,  now have access to every Bejeweled Blitz feature, including Daily Spins, Rare Gems, multiple Boosts, and Stats. Non-connected players can even compete in weekly tournaments against their favorite PopCap ® characters.

◊             Updated Daily Spin boasts all new sounds and FX. Swipe the lever to test your luck!

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.

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Bejeweled and PopCap are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. 

PR Contacts:


Stu Taylor

PopCap Games

+353 1 649 9602  

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