Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Update Today Adds New Map, New Characters

May 31, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

Announced earlier this month, the new Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 update, Trouble in Zombopolis: Part One, is now available to download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

According to reports, it’s a 6.2GB download on PS4, 5.2GB on Xbox One, and 3.05GB on PC.

Adding a new map, two new characters, over 1,200 new customization items, and more, here’s the full list of patch notes for today’s update:

New Features

  • Added the new Herbal Assault Map and capital city for the zombies, Zombopolis – now featuring an all-new Mini-Boss Battle
  • Added two new characters to collect: Breakfast Brainz: He smells as good as he fights! and Toxic Citron: Rolls into battle with his toxic toxicity!
  • Numerous tuning and balancing updates, including improving Sunflowers’ damage output, damage reductions for Electro Brainz and more
  • Added a Zany Zombopolis Pack with over 1,200 all-new crazy customization items
  • Added Leaderboard improvements to keep track of your friends’ accomplishments, as well as your own
  • Updates to the Boat Blast Mini-Game. Head to the docks in the Backyard Battleground to check out the updates, including the improved Boat Blast Leaderboards: Compete with friends for the highest score in Boat Blast (Note: you still need to qualify for the Mini-Game by completing the three initial Boat Blast quests)
  • Added Legendary Background to Legendary Items in the Customization Menu
  • Added item rarity to borders in the sticker book
  • Story Quests no longer appear in the Players Quest Log when all Story Quests have been completed: Allows players to hold two extra Quests
  • Added some audio stingers during reloads for some Party Characters
  • AI now runs back to defend the flag if enemies are capturing it in Flag of Power Mode
  • Added wave number information to HUD between waves
  • Legendary Characters get some health back when triggering their Legendary Mode in low health
  • Added a bind key on PC for Drone Self Destruct
  • Added Aqua Center Quests to Quest Board

Critical Fixes

  • Numerous stability improvements
  • Fixed issue where players in game groups would occasionally not hear music upon joining Ops Mode
  • Fixed issue where Infinity Time Match would not start due to Privacy Settings
  • Fixed issue where players would lose functionality in Infinity Time looting area if time was destabilized by the Gnome King
  • Additional stability improvements to Infinity Time Mode
  • Fixed some latency conditions when players would enter the server
  • Fixed rare issue where Quest Board would sometimes leave players in a hang after accepting Quests
  • Fixed issue where players would sometimes lag in the Backyard Battleground when Gnome Cave would open
  • Fixed occasional crash when accessing Leaderboards

PopCap has yet to date Part Two of the Trouble in Zombopolis update.

[Source: Reddit, Plants vs Zombies]