Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is available now

EA and PopCap have announced that the next entry in the Plants vs Zombies is Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. Best of all, it’s available right now in early access. The Founder’s Edition, as it’s called, is $39.95 AUD MSRP and gives players access to new content each week, for six weeks leading up to the full launch in October. Founder’s Edition owners will also earn exclusive rewards and carry progress over to the full version at launch.

So what exactly is Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville? Essentially, it’s an extension of the gameplay found in Garden Warfare in that players explore Neighborville in third person as one of 20 fully customisable character classes.

On offer in the Founder’s Edition are “light multiplayer battles” and social interactions.

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

In Neighborville, players will be able to explore three free-roam areas, including Neighborville Town Centre. They’ll also explore Mount Steep and Weirding Woods.

Returning character classes include the Peashooter and Chomper while new characters include Night Cap and Electric Slide. EA and PopCap have also announced that roster includes a “Team Play class for each faction, Oak and Acorn, and Space Cadet.”

Players can join up and play Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville in co-op both online and split-screen in every single mode. That includes free-roam and the six multiplayer modes.

As mentioned earlier, for the six weeks prior to launch, the Founder’s Edition will receive new content, each week. In the calendar above you can see what the game will receive in this early access period,

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is available now in Early Access and will launch on October 18.

Leo Stevenson
Leo Stevensonhttps://powerup-gaming.com/
I've been playing games for the past 27 years and have been writing for almost as long. Combining two passions in the way I'm able is a true privilege. PowerUp! is a labour of love and one I am so excited to share.

━ more like this

Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro Edition Review

The ROG phone is back, sleeker than ever with a new design and new tricks but the landscape has changed a lot so is it worth it?

Horizon Forbidden West Complete Edition Review (PC) – A port with renewed Focus

Can I just quickly say how amazing it can be to review PS5 games for a second time on PC? It’s like relapsing with...

Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 Review: The New Gaming MacBook

The new Zephyrus G16 is the definition of peak gaming laptop. It's beautiful, powerful and unashamedly the MacBook for Gamers.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 Review (PS5) – Hardcore Pawn

Just as FromSoftware made that ‘Soulsborne' to kick your arse, Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma 2 was custom-built to be an absolute slog. Via design decisions...

Rise of the Ronin Review (PS5) | Masterless samurai jack of all trades

For a game about shredding fools into chunky kibbles with a cavalcade of katanas, Rise of the Ronin still isn’t what you’d call a...