EA's "weird" shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare hits PC June 24

Electronic Arts announces release date for PC version of PopCap's new multiplayer shooter.

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The PC version of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare--PopCap Games' "weird" shooter--will launch on June 24, publisher Electronic Arts announced today. The game will be available through Origin and other retailers, the company said.

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare originally launched for Xbox 360 and Xbox One in February and EA just recently announced that microtransactions are coming to the game starting this week.

The standard $30 PC version of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare includes the main game and the previously released Garden Variety and Zomboss Down DLC. You can also buy a $35 digital deluxe version (exclusive to Origin) that includes 80,000 in-game coins and a custom accessories pack, as well as two preorder packs if you decide to reserve the game early.

EA has not yet disclosed the PC requirements for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, so you'll need to wait a little while longer to find out if your rig is beefy enough to run it. For more on Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, check out GameSpot's review.

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'' do you want to play a game''.............NO.


'' why ''..............EA, thats why

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Guys, PvZ2 was free. So they are trying to make some more money with the franchise. I am going to see it as a way to easier troll cheap players online. LOL, I am better because I have the better gun and I am going to make sure you know it. Laughing at this alone justifies the price.

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So is PvZ GW a semi exclusive or will it come out for PS4?


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Now with pay to win microtransactions! Aren't you excited!

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I kind of am. Normally I hate it, but being Plant Vs. Zombies 2 was free and I enjoy the heck out of the series. I don't mind them making a few dollars. Being able to troll other players, because they were being cheap is going to be awesome online.

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I pretty much lost interest after EA announced microtransactions for this game.

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I love this game, However right now, it seems that the zombies have more powerful weapons , specifically the foot soldier and the football player.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Zombies are built for offensive actions the plants are more defence focused and holding the line. But I do agree the plants need some better primary attacks.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Peashooter is no slouch. With sprint + beanbomb and the gattling, I find I can usually take on both footsoldiers and football players no problem. The 25hp damage means usually 4 solid hits for a kill.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>I'll put it a different way. Either its not balanced or the hit detection is off.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>I have seen both the foot soldier and the football player take on 3 plants and win multiple times. And I'm no slouch at shooting . I play almost every popular shooter out there and I'm usually at the top of the leaderboards. With this game, I can rule with the zombies, with the plants I'm at the lower middle. I also have serveral friends that are playing it and we can all see its not balanced right now.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>The pea shooters shots drop. and they are not as fast as the foot soldier.


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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>It's not hard to peg someone on a rooftop from across the map with the peashooter. Drop is negligable. And once you are gettin ghit by the footsoldier, it's easy to step aside with time to spare. One shot from a pea and you are already hurting.


I find it balanced, is all.

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I love this game. It's different and funny but also very competitive.

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PC release - good. MP only - bad. If I wanted to play a Plants vs Zombies game I would just play the original PvZ.

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You can definitely tell who has played the game and who is just running along with the hate train by the focus of one's post.

As for the "hate anything with micros" crowd, it's a growing trend which will keep on growing.

Sony (the most beloved and cherished company based on net reaction to various articles) is proudly championing that too. They have several f2p games that make money from micros and are making more (like h1z1).

As long as micros are done right, it hurts no gamer and benefits the company, no one loses.

PvZ's gameplay and competitive field will not be shaken by micros. Those who have played it know this.

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30$ game with mandatory microtransactions (if you don't want to lose all the time to other p2w players). Next gen is awesome, already hearing my wallet screaming in pain.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> mandatory? lol. May want to investigate the definition of that word. I've earned tons by just playing, still not as much as some, but I kick ass none the less. People always hate what they cant play.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I think he meant that p2w players are hard to compete with, not how much you earn in-game.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> All you need to have played is the grinding cash grab which is PVZ 2 to tell you all you need to know about this game and EA in general

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Well, from my experience with other MMOs, I can say that they are pretty hard to stay on par with. But PvZ may be different, I can't say for sure since I haven't played it.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> And I'm saying they definitely aren't. From experience.

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I thought this was F2P? and microtransactions also?? greedy

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Pay up front + microtransactions, I guess that's the "weird" part of this shooter :P.

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EA is infested with zombies... I dont trust zombies!

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it is a different skin of team fortress 2 so i will not buy it

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DING DING DING... micro-transactions! POW WIZ BANG

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Maybe

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Fantastic game, hope PC guys enjoy it, though I'm sure they will. Didn't realize how much my library needed a light-hearted shooter until I had it. Definitely a welcomed change of pace. Still playing this game every day, surprisingly deep and addictive. Not to mention that I clean up (flowers)

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No thanks

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EA is weird anyway

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so EA Games Skip PS3,PS4,WILLU anyways EA Games wont be around much longer.

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You are aware that PC gained more money through games than the consoles?

So, EA games isn't going to die out anytime soon for not being on the playstation or Wii U.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> this game is coming to PS3. M$ bribed EA to be timed exclusive

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Many companies pay for timed or exclusive content - do you think games like deep down are headed to the ps4 due to love, or extra missions in games like watch dogs are done without any form of incentive?

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