A tease on the official Plants vs. Zombies Facebook page
has all-but-confirmed that the sequel is launching tonight worldwide for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The game has been live in Australia for more than a month while EA ensured that its new back-end systems that handle complex elements like player accounts and cross-device saves were all up-to-snuff and stable.
Many gamers have expressed concern about PvZ 2's freemium price structure, but we awarded the game an 8.7 in our full review, praising its evolved gameplay and great personality. It's true that the freemium elements do more-or-less let gamers buy their way to victory, but the bottom line is that PvZ 2 offers up hours of great gameplay for less than the original's $20 asking price.