Electronic Arts has completed the acquisition of Playdemic: this is the official news coming from the US factory. The transaction closed for $ 1.4 billion in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
Electronic Arts and Playdemic: the points of view of the two management
“We are thrilled – says EA CEO Andrew Wilson – to officially welcome the Playdemic team to Electronic Arts, adding to our growing mobile portfolio by expanding our leadership in sports, ”said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts. “The addition of Playdemic’s incredible team not only adds resources to our mobile teams globally, but also continues our expansion and investment in UK talent. With Playdemic now part of Electronic Arts, we are thrilled to bring even more amazing and innovative mobile games to a diverse audience around the world. “
“This is an exciting day for Playdemic as we become part of the EA family”, said Paul Gouge, Playdemic’s Head of Studio. “I am proud to bring the extraordinary talent inherent in Playdemic into EA’s business, to both continue building the incredible success of Golf Clash and to create new games, which we believe will be even more successful in entertaining and engaging audiences at the level. global.”
Electronic Arts: an important addition
With the addition of Playdemic, the EA portfolio now includes more than 18 premium mobile live services in rapidly growing “genres”, including lifestyle, casual, sports and mid-core games. Playdemic’s successful track record of creating innovative gameplay and live services, combined with EA’s industry-leading IP in sports and beyond, will create exciting growth opportunities.