Electronic Arts has added Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare to its Game Time program on Origin. Your first 72 hours with the genre-busting shooter won’t cost you a thing (the time you need to download and install the game is not counted in the 72 total hours).
The timing couldn’t be better. Because that Suburbination, Garden Warfare’s newest free DLC, has just landed on Origin. Your experience will include tons of great new content: a brand new map (Crash Course), a brand new game mode (Suburbination, a zany take on the Domination-like “capture the waypoints” challenge), a brand new character (a community-choice custom take on the Pea Shooter) and much more. If you haven’t jumped into the war yet, this is a fantastic opportunity.
To take advantage of the deal, you just need to go to the official Origin Game Time page, and add Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare to your Origin game library. You have until August 25th to add the game to your Game Library, and once it’s there you can download and play whenever you want.
Start playing when you’re ready, because your Game Time clock doesn’t begin ticking down until you launch the fully-installed Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare for the very first time. Remember, Origin Game Time is a real-time clock: your Game Time will continue to run whether or not you’re actually playing the game. Origin will automatically save all your progress during Game Time. If you decide to buy the game, you’ll be able to pick up right where you left off with all of your unlocks and levels intact.
Alongside Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, users can also play a free, 48-hour trial of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning with Origin Game Time!
For those who don’t know, Origin Game Time is a new promotional service that lets you play full version EA games for free, albeit only for a limited time. So how is this service different from the demo? Demos typically only let you play a specific slice of a game but the “Origin Game Time” program gives you full access to the entire gameplay experience.