Popcap to Release Chuzzle, Plants vs Zombies on Amazon Market – Will be Free Apps of the Day
May 16, 2011 3:59 PM –
PopCap Games has signed an agreement with Amazon to offer its first, long-awaited, Android games to the U.S. market exclusively on the Amazon Appstore for Android during two different two-week periods. As part of the agreement, Chuzzle will be available beginning tomorrow, May 17, through May 30, and will be followed by Plants vs. Zombies for Android during a second exclusive offer later this month. The games will be entirely free for the first day of their availability as Amazon’s Free App of the Day, after which they’ll be available for purchase and download for a list price of $2.99 each.
“Our relationship with Amazon is pivotal to PopCap’s overall strategy in bringing a growing roster of mobile titles to the ever-widening base of smartphone users,” noted Giordano Bruno Contestabile, PopCap’s senior director of global product and business strategy for mobile. “By making these titles available on the Android platform, we’ll significantly extend the reach of our top franchises to legions of new mobile customers and gaming fans alike.”
“PopCap is a brand synonymous with great mobile games, and we’re thrilled to offer our customers Chuzzle and Plants vs. Zombies for Android exclusively through the Amazon Appstore,” stated Aaron Rubenson, category leader at Amazon.