A multiplayer beta for Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is to begin on PS4 and Xbox One next Thursday, January 14, EA has announced.

The beta will be open to all PS4 and Xbox One players and run until Monday, January 18. It does not appear to be coming to PC.

During the beta, players will be given the chance to try out four multiplayer maps - Moon Base Z, Frosty Creek, Z-Tech Factory, and Seeds of Time - across the game's King of the Hill-inspired mode Flag of Power, and get to grips with Garden Warfare 2's Backyard Battleground.

You can take a look at what to expect in the trailer below.

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 launches on PS4, Xbox One and PC on February 25.

Source: EA