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Updated Nov. 1 @ noon: PopCap now has the game coming out in December. Read about it here.

The sequel to developer PopCap’s beloved physics-based puzzler Peggle is a timed exclusive to Xbox One.

During a press event in Germany today for the Gamescom industry event, Microsoft revealed that Peggle 2 will launch alongside its next-gen Xbox One console. The title is a launch-day game for the Xbox One.

Peggle 2 publisher Electronic Arts later showed the first gameplay footage of the game in action during its own Gamescom presentation. The title is available for Gamescom attendees to try out.


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We’ve reached out to Electronic Arts to ask when Peggle 2 might make it onto other platforms, including PC and mobile. We’ll update this story with any new information.

Peggle 2 isn’t the only PopCap game that has a timed exclusivity window with the Xbox One. The developer’s first shooter, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, is also exclusive to Xbox One for a certain, unspecified amount of time.

Peggle 2 will launch with Xbox One, but Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare isn’t due until spring 2014.

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