It feels like we've been waiting for Plants vs. Zombies 2, the sequel to PopCap's ridiculously popular tower defense title, forever. Originally scheduled for release in July, it was officially delayed in late June so that PopCap could ensure it met the high level of expectation from their many fans. We got our hands all over a copy of Plants vs. Zombies 2 at E3 this year, and liked what we saw but still had questions about its freemium pay model. Then early last month the game soft-launched in Australia and New Zealand so PopCap could stress test their servers and tweak other aspects of the game with a smaller-sized audience prior to a worldwide launch.
Since that soft-launch news has been quiet on when the rest of the world would get their hands on Plants vs. Zombies 2, but a Facebook post on PopCap's official page has finally announced that the game will be launching tomorrow. Now, in the world of digital downloads that is the App Store, that could mean "tomorrow" as in later tonight along with the rest of the week's releases or it could legit mean tomorrow and PopCap will be manually "flipping the go live switch" when the clock strikes midnight in their particular time zone, which happens to be PST.
Either way, it shouldn't be long now until Plants vs. Zombies 2 is officially released worldwide and we can all try it out for ourselves. If you've got the game on your TouchArcade [Free] Watch List then we'll send you an alert when it does hit the US App Store, and in the meantime you can hang out in our forums to pass the time until release. We also took the soft-launch version for a spin in a TA Plays video, so be sure to check that out as well.
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