Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 cover
Developers
PopCap Games
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Frostbite 3
Release dates
Windows February 23, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 82
OpenCritic 81
IGDB 85
Taxonomy
Microtransactions Currency
Series Plants vs. Zombies
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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 on Wikipedia
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Origin
Origin
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Deluxe Edition included with EA Play.
Windows
Steam
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Origin
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Deluxe Edition. Included with EA Play (Steam).
Windows
Amazon.com (unavailable)
Origin
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
All versions require Origin and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Plants vs Zombies GW2\settings
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1922560/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Plants vs Zombies GW2
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1922560/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

90° by default and no in-game way of changing it.
Edit config[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open PROF_SAVE_profile with preferred text editor.
  3. Find GstRender.FieldOfView and change value to desired one.

Notes

Doesn't work for Garden Ops game mode.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Edit config[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open PROF_SAVE_profile with preferred text editor.
  3. Find GstRender.AntiAliasingDeferred and change value to desired one. 0 for nothing, 1 for 2xAA and 2 for 4xAA.

High frame rate[edit]

Edit config[citation needed]
  1. Open <path-to-game>\user.cfg with preferred text editor.
  2. Find gametime.maxvariablefps and change value to desired one.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 surround
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
24 Versus, Co-op
Up to 4 players in the co-op modes. Up to 24 in the PvP modes.
Asynchronous multiplayer
Leaderboards in some game modes.

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-650 3.2 GHz
AMD Phenom X4 9850 2.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 640
AMD Radeon HD 7730
DirectX 11 compatible

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>/1922560/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1922560) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. "The PC version of this Software uses Origin Online Activation and Sony DADC Austria AG’s Denuvo content protection technology" Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 EULA.
  2. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-12
    Took screenshots of 1920x1080 and 2560x1080 and compared.