After being a popular game on PCs and mobile devices alike, Plants vs. Zombies is finally out with its sequel, Plants vs. Zombies 2 and it’s already on the fame train. Plants vs. Zombies 2 is an award winning strategy game where you grow plants to protect your house from zombies. And this time, it gets bigger. The game introduces a map concept, and consist of three chapters. In this article, however, we’ll show you how to install Plants vs. Zombies 2 on PC / Mac.
How to get Plants vs. Zombies 2 for PC
There’s still no official PC version of Plants vs. Zombies 2 available. Only iOS and Android users can officially install the game on their devices for now. Before the official Android version hit the Store, some Chinese developers had already released their own version. The Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2 has the same gameplay but only has Chinese language support. The Android app is now available for download from Google Play too. If you want to download the entire game within the APK, the Chinese version is more suitable. The Play Store version of the game initially downloads as a small app and downloads additional game data later on. Once the game is downloaded, we can then use a suitable Android emulator to run the game on PC / Mac.
Download Plants vs. Zombies 2 for PC
The APK file can be downloaded from Baidu via the link given below. You can also get the app from Google Play, now that the official Android version is out.
Download Plants vs. Zombies 2 (Chinese APK file)
How to install Plants vs. Zombies for PC
Out of the numerous Android emulators out there, BlueStacks App Player is one of the most popular ones because it emulates nearly all Android touch and sensor controls through PC or Gamepad. To install and play Plants vs. Zombies 2 on PC, you need to install BlueStacks App Player. You can then install the game inside BlueStacks by just double clicking on the APK file.
- Download and install BlueStacks for PC / Mac..
- Double click on the APK file downloaded earlier. BlueStacks will automatically install the (Chinese version) app.
The official English version of Plants vs. Zombies 2 can be directly downloaded from Play Store in BlueStacks. However, you may not be able to find a shortcut to the Google Play App. We need to install ADW Launcher first to get access to the Google Play. Follow the steps below to install the official Plants vs. Zombies 2 (English) app in BlueStacks.
- Download and install ADW Launcher in BlueStacks.
- Launch ADW Launcher.
- Browse through the app list and open Google Play.
- Sign in and setup your Google Account for the Play Store.
- After setup is complete, search for Plants vs. Zombies 2.
- If the search does not show relevant results, launch the Android Browser from within BlueStacks and search for the app in Google.
- The Play Store link in Google Results should open in Google Play app. Click the install button.
- Plants vs. Zombies 2 will be installed within BlueStacks.
Play Plants vs. Zombies 2 on PC
To launch the game, just click on the icon on BlueStacks Home screen. In the start screen, type your name (or any other text) and proceed into the game.
Gameplay is quite simple and actions can be performed on point and click, though Gamepad might also be supported. If you have downloaded the Chinese version, you might have difficulty with instructions. We suggest you just click through them. If some dialog box pops up along with buttons, the blue colored button is generally the one you would click in order to proceed in the game.