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Electronic Arts announced today that more than 8 million people have played Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare. And EA’s PopCap Vancouver division is giving away 80,000 PvZ coins to every player.

The shooter pits zany plant characters against comical zombies in an online-only first-person shooter. To date, more than 1.4 billion games have been played online, with an average of 1,600 matches a minute since the title was launched in February 2014. More than 7 billion zombies have been vanquished in the online land of Suburbia during that time.

EA plans to release Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 on February 23, 2016. In the sequel, zombies have taken over and the plants are launching a counteroffensive.

Players of the original game will have the ability to transfer almost all of their unlocked characters into Garden Warfare 2 right from launch.

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