EA: 'Apple paid us truckloads of money' quote "taken out of context"

Games publisher clarifies situation
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EA has clarified Frank Gibeau's quote that implied Apple paid the publisher "truckloads of money" to hold off on launching Plants vs Zombies 2 on Android. 

The games publisher says that the quote was "taken out of context" and caused an "unfortunate misunderstanding". 

In a statement sent to PCR, an EA spokesperson said: "A comment from an internal meeting taken out of context has created an unfortunate misunderstanding. Reports of a paid relationship between Apple and EA are factually inaccurate, and we apologise for any confusion.”

Plants vs Zombies 2 is available on Apple iOS devices and will launch on Android at a later date. It has been downloaded more than 25 million times to date.