Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

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Plants vs. Zombies:
Battle for Neighborville
Plants vs. Zombies:Battle for Neighborville cover
Developers
PopCap Games
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Frostbite 3
Release dates
Windows October 18, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 77
OpenCritic 75
IGDB 71
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville on IGDB
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville guide on StrategyWiki
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville on MobyGames
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville on Wikipedia
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General information

Official forums
Official Discord server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Region locked in Latin America.
Windows
Origin
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Included with EA Play.[1]
Windows
Steam
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Deluxe Edition. Included with EA Play (Steam).
Windows
All versions require Origin DRM.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Deluxe Upgrade Included with EA Play Pro.
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition includes the base game, exclusive legendary costumes for "Peashooter" and "80s Action Hero", an exclusive digital comic, and 5 exclusive emojis.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\PVZ Battle for Neighborville\settings
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1262240/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\PVZ Battle for Neighborville\settings
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1262240/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game Video Settings 1
In-game Video Settings 1
In-game Video Settings 2
In-game Video Settings 2

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open PROFSAVE_profile file with any text editor.
  3. Find and edit the GstRender.FieldOfView 70.000000 to whatever value you like (maximum 120).
    • Example: GstRender.FieldOfView 110.000000
  4. Save the file and exit.
  5. Set the file as read-only.

Input[edit]

In-game Input Settings
In-game Input Settings

Audio[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music and Voice Chat
Surround sound
Tested in 7.1 surround
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
24 Versus

Issues fixed[edit]

Stuttering[edit]

Constant Stuttering Fix[Note 2]
  1. In order for this fix to work, you need latest Windows 10 version which is 1903.
  2. Launch the game and set the Graphics API to Direct 3D11.
  3. Close the game and go to Origin.
  4. Right click on the game, then click Game Properties.
  5. Click on the General tab.
  6. Un-tick Enable Origin In game for Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville.
  7. Launch the game again.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat [2]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3220
AMD FX-4350
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 640
AMD Radeon HD 7730
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1262240/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1262240) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  2. Credits goes to Lego Boba Fett#2756 on PvZ: Battle for Neighborville Official Discord server.

References