PopCap Releases Holiday Update to Plants vs. Zombies™ for iPhone®

DUBLIN, Ireland — December 15 th , 2011 — PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today released a holiday update to its smash hit Plants vs. Zombies for the iPhone ®. While your favourite PvZ characters deck the halls and don festive hats, the update also adds highly anticipated content such as the I, Zombie mode, which allows players to play on the zombie side of the garden. Boasting one free level (with 8 additional levels and Endless mode available for in-app purchase through Crazy Dave’s shop), I, Zombie has been hugely successful in the PC, Mac, XBLA and DS adaptations of the game and is sure to be a major holiday bonus for PvZ iPhone fans.

The update also introduces leader boards including GameCenter leader board support for the first time, so players can get even more social during the festive season and beyond by comparing  their scores with friends and fans alike.

Also included are four new achievements – Better Off Dead, I,Win, Where the Sun don’t Shine, and Undead Space – as well as the introduction of Bronze, Silver and Gold Mystery Sprouts.

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 500 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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Contacts :

Cathy Orr

corr@popcap.com

+353 1 646 8107  


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