Just a week after it was released, Plants vs Zombies 2 is already breaking records. The video game released on August 15 has already hit 16 million downloads, and that's only from Apple users.

The sequel to the phenomenally successful video game, Plants vs Zombies 2 was exclusively released to iOS users a few days ago. Just seven days from its release, the game has already posted more than 16 million downloads - breaking records in Apple's App Store.

During EA Games' Gamescom press conference, Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore revealed that "11.4 billion suns have been collected in the game, and over 2 billion zombie waves have been fought with over 4 billion rooted plants. In total, Plants vs Zombies 2 players have sunk 15,071,541,100 hours into the game," noted Joystiq.com.

Phone Arena also noted that the game has broken records, not only on Apple's App Store, but also for EA Games. Released as a Free-To-Play game, Plants vs Zombies 2 is at the top the download charts in 137 countries, and has a 4.5 out of 5 star rating.

During the Gamescon, EA's Tony Leamer also revealed that the "first major content update" to the video game is already in the works, Joystiq noted. The update will be called "Far Future," but so far, no word on when the update will be released or if it will cost gamers.

Plants vs Zombies 2 follows Crazy Dave as he fights off zombies from his lawn through plants he grows in his backyard. Pop Cap describes the game:

The sequel to the hit action-strategy adventure with over 30 Game of the Year awards is here. Join Crazy Dave on a crazy adventure where you'll meet, greet and defeat legions of zombies from the dawn of time to the end of days. Amass an army of powerful new plants, supercharge them with Plant Food and power up your defenses with amazing new ways to protect your brain.