Electronic Arts Takes Over PopCap For $750M [Headlines]

Electronic Arts Takes Over PopCap For $750M [Headlines]
Gaming & Play

EA's purchase of online casual and social games company PopCap will most likely be the biggest videogame takeover of the year.

Adrian Lai
  • 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

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