Plants vs Zombies 2 generates record 16 million downloads in just 5 days as an iOS exclusive

Plants vs Zombies 2 generates record 16 million downloads in just 5 days as an iOS exclusive
If you're an Android user, don't subject yourself to this article, because it will just hurt too much. Plants vs Zombies 2: It's About Time was released to everyone on iOS just five days ago, but there was no Android version, and no word on when to expect one. But, even without an Android version, Plants vs Zombies 2 is breaking download records in Apple's App Store.

EA, owner of PopCap Games, has released some pretty crazy numbers about PvZ 2's first five days on the market. The game has been downloaded a crazy 16 million times, which is not only a record for any EA game, but it is a record for Apple's App Store in general. The game is currently at the top of the App Store download charts in 137 countries, and has a stellar 4.5 (out of 5) star rating. 

EA says that users have already logged 25 million hours playing the game, during which time 4 billion plants have been planted, 11 billion suns generated, and 2 billion zombie waves have been fought. 

That is some amazing support form gamers. 

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19 Comments

1. papss unregistered

It really is a great game. I'm not digging the p2p format but you can earn all the plants without paying. Love playing on my ipad

2. -Shadow-

Posts: 95; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

i really don't know why people complain on 4 plants being with money when you have 20 free

7. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Me neither, this is probably the best "freemium" game I've played. I havent once felt like I need to buy anything in order to advance in the game.

8. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Robot Unicorn Attack 2.

14. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Zombies are afraid of androids.

15. jael206

Posts: 147; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

wait when it comes to android, then the downloads will triple..

3. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

This is expected! Im lovin this game!

4. Sauce unregistered

Played for the first time today with my girlfriends phone. Im hooked haha

5. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"Played for the first time today with my girlfriends phone." And the last one. :D

6. Moodi

Posts: 38; Member since: May 11, 2013

Dude don't pretend that you have a girlfriend :D

11. Sauce unregistered

People have to deal with insecurities some how. I guess that is yours lol xD

9. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

oh! the hurts! DX

10. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

I guess you meant to say it's a record for the first two days. Because there are many games with over 50 million downloads even over 100 million, such as Angry Birds, Temple Run etc

12. SleepingOz unregistered

Is Dave still in the game?

13. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Im almost done here, i hope there is update for a new stages/ places

16. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

no surprise really, the 1st one was great and was a hit even when it was a paid app so no surprise the sequel which is ''free'' is a super hit..heres hoping it comes to android soon as im a fan of the 1st..shouldnt be too long

17. Andrewtst

Posts: 697; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Waiting for Android version. :D

18. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

Yep waiting here in android. Wish they will have a free version to try on.

19. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I quite happily spent a fiver on 2 of the plants - the game is easily worth that.

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