Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American computer game firm headquartered in Redwood City, California. It is the second-largest pc gaming company in the Americas as well as Europe by profits and market capitalization after Activision Snowstorm as well as ahead of Take-Two Interactive, and also Ubisoft since May 2020. Started as well as integrated on Might 27, 1982, by Apple worker Journey Hawkins, the business was a leader of the very early personal computer game industry and advertised the designers and also developers in charge of its games as software application musicians. EA published many video games as well as some software for computers, every one of which were established by external individuals or teams till 1987 s Skate or Die!. The firm changed toward interior video game workshops, usually with purchases, such as Distinct Software program ending up being EA Canada in 1991.
Presently, EA creates and also publishes games of recognized franchise business, including Battlefield, Demand for Speed, The Sims, Medal of Honor, Command & Conquer, Dead Space, Mass Impact, Dragon Age, Military of 2, Titanfall, as well as Star Wars, along with the EA Sports titles FIFA, Madden NFL, NBA Live, NHL, and also EA Sports UFC. Their desktop computer titles appear on self-developed Beginning, an on the internet gaming electronic distribution system for Computers as well as a straight competitor to Valve s Steam as well as Legendary Gamings Store. EA likewise owns and operates major video gaming studios such as EA Tiburon in Orlando, EA Vancouver in Burnaby, EA Romania in Bucharest, DICE in Stockholm and also Los Angeles, BioWare in Edmonton and Austin, as well as Respawn Home Entertainment in Los Angeles and Vancouver.
Publisher Electronic Arts has expanded its portfolio by a new mobile developer studio. Thus, today the conclusion of the acquisition of Playdemic was announced. The team, which was previously in the hands of Warner Bros. Games and AT & T, has changed the owner for a total of 1.4 billion US dollars. PlayDemic is known for Golf Clash. The real-time multiplayer title has been downloaded over 80 million times worldwide for mobile devices.
According to a statement of Andrew Wilson (CEO of Electronic Arts), the publisher wants to develop further innovative mobile games together with Playdemic. The responsible persons did not go to detail, but it seems to be a new sports projects. Already in February 2021 EA has strengthened its position in the mobile market with the acquisition of Glu Mobile. A total of 2.1 billion US dollars paid the Publisher for the developer studio of Kim Kardashian Hollywood or Restaurant Dash with Gordon Ramsey. In addition, Codemasters and Metalhead software were taken this year.
From Dominik Zwingmann
20.09.2021 at 14:00