PopCap Games Launches Plants vs. Zombies™ for Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone

Dublin, Ireland – June 2 3rd , 2011— PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced the global launch of mega-hit game Plants vs. Zombies™ as part of the Must Have Games program for Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone, the cutting-edge mobile operating system from Microsoft.   The Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone adaptation of Plants vs. Zombies is available immediately for a list price of€4.99 and marks the first time fans of the game can compare scores via Xbox LIVE leaderboards.

“Our support of Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone is an important move given the mobile gaming capabilities and reach of this powerful operating system,” stated Andrew Stein, senior director of mobile platforms at PopCap Games.“Plants vs. Zombies for Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone will push the boundaries of mobile gaming, tying directly into Xbox LIVE leaderboards and achievements to provide a more competitive experience for gamers on-the-go.  In true PopCap tradition, with this adaptation, we’re offering fans and aficionados something completely unique to the platform.”

Plants vs. Zombies for Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone offers the following game features:

- Adventure Mode

- Zen Garden

- All Mini-Games from the Original PC Version

- Vasebreaker and iZombie Modes (first appearance on any mobile platform)

- Xbox LIVE Connection for Tapping into Leaderboards and achievements

(leaderboards offered for select game modes, including Adventure, iZombie and Vasebreaker.) 

- EFIGS Language Support

                                                                            

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 and has a worldwide staff of more than 400 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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