Thursday, July 18th has been an exciting day for fans of the Plants vs. Zombies franchise, as EA and PopCap Games officially revealed that Plants vs. Zombies 3 is in development. 

Beginning today, interested individuals can jump into the world of Plants vs. Zombies 3 thanks to the launch of the game's Pre-Alpha on the Google Play Store. This testing will aid the title's developers in the development of the highly anticipated game and allow players to give their feedback on Plants vs. Zombies 3. 

At the time of this writing, the Pre-Alpha for Plants vs. Zombies 3 is only available on Android devices. It was also revealed that there will only be a limited amount of downloads available for players which will go out in various phases. This means you might not be able to get into the Pre-Alpha testing on your first try and may need to check back again in the future. 

Plants vs. Zombies 3 will be free to play. No microtransactions are present in the current build of the game. 

More information regarding the Pre-Alpha and future development of Plants vs. Zombies 3 can be found on the official FAQ page for the newly announced title.