It’s actually happening. After a long wait it looks like PopCap and EA are about to begin testing what will likely be Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 3.
The sequel to the second game, which debuted in 2016, is definitely a “new PvZ shooter” and is codenamed “Picnic”. Make of that codename what you will, but it could be nothing more than the PopCap team’s dry humour.
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The playtest is seemingly rolling out soon for console players only, and a select number of spots are available. While I’ve enrolled as a playtester on PS4 for the title, I’ve yet to receive an email. And I’m going to be extremely sad if I don’t.
My emotions aside, the news comes just days after a new mobile game, titled Plants vs Zombies 3 was announced, but the first console only game made its debut in 2014.
Feature image: screenshot, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, by Andy Walker/Memeburn