Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare sprouts new details and media

PvZ-Garden-Warfare_logoSeveral new details for PopCap’s unlikely Plants vs. Zombies shooter have sprouted up from Gamescom today.

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare will be launching for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 “first” in Spring 2014, so it’ll obviously be popping up elsewhere later on.

The game will feature some SmartGlass and Kinect functionality and feature customizable character, loadouts and whatnot too.

Take a look at some new screens to go along with the details below.

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare screens:

PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts Inc., today revealed a host of game features planned for its highly anticipated, immersive action experience, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare.  Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare will roll-out first, exclusively on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with pre-orders being taken now in advance of the game’s launch in Spring 2014.

“With its first reveal in June, we blew fans away with a glimpse of a game that takes the Plants vs. Zombies world to an entirely new genre,” said Tony Leamer, Plants vs. Zombies franchise director at PopCap. “Here at gamescom, we’re showcasing even more exciting elements, including Kinect for Xbox One and Xbox SmartGlass gameplay in Boss Mode, playable Zombie classes, character customization, and more. These amazing features will help make this one of the must-have action games of 2014.”

Powered by the advanced Frostbite 3 engine, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare digs into the trenches to deliver an explosive new action experience.  Players will take on the roles of plants and zombies across a mine-blowing world that delivers all the depth of a traditional action game blended with the refreshing humor of Plants vs. Zombies.

New Game Features Showcased at gamescom Include:

  • 24-Player Multiplayer Action:  Choose your side—plants or zombies
  • 4-Player Online Co-op:  Protect your garden from the zombie horde and powerful bosses
  • Customization:  Personalize your favorite plants and zombies with hundreds of unique items.
  • Two Exclusive Modes for Xbox One:
    • 2-player Split Screen Co-op Mode
    • Kinect and Xbox SmartGlass gameplay in Boss mode, command the battlefield from above in Crazy Dave’s RV or Dr. Zomboss’ blimp