The upcoming sequel to 2014’s Plants vs Zombies spin-off title, is getting an open multiplayer beta next week. Players on both Xbox One and PS4 will be able to download it from the Xbox Live Store and PSN starting Jan 14th. The beta is expected to run for 4 days and will include access to Backyard Battleground, 4 new modes, six playable characters and new games mode. More details are below.
Plants vs Zombies: GW2 Beta Content:
- Six new playable character classes are available including Rose, Citron, and Kernel Corn on the side of the plants, and Imp, Super Brainz and Captain Deadbeard on the side of the zombies. There will also be select variants including the Grass Effect Z7-Mech for a limited time.
- Classic and brand new game modes with 24-player multiplayer battles, including Garden and Graveyards, and the new Herbal Assault featuring plants on the offensive.
- Four new immersive and dynamic maps, including the low gravity Moon Base Z, and the snowy Frosty Creek.
- Limited access to Backyard Battleground, an all-new dynamic environment that connects you to every map and mode, and brings to life more ways to experience the Plants vs. Zombies universe. As soon as the game starts, players will be immersed in a wild playground full of dynamic events. Take your time exploring, or jump into the action right away with the King of the Hill-inspired mode, Flag of Power. Raise the Flag of Power and do everything you can to prevent the enemy from lowering it; igniting an all-out war where you’ll fight off wave after wave of enemies in a frantic, escalating battle.
Plants vs Zombies: GW2 launches on February 23, 2016 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.