Electronic Arts Takes Over PopCap For $750M [Headlines]
EA's purchase of online casual and social games company PopCap will most likely be the biggest videogame takeover of the year.
- 14 july 2011
Video game publisher Electronic Arts is to acquire the social and casual gaming specialist PopCap in a deal worth $750m. The move, which has been rumoured for several weeks within the games industry, will see EA paying $650m, plus $100m in stock. The deal is expected to be closed in August. Guardian