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EA completes acquisition of PopCap

Friday, 12th August 2011 23:00 GMT By Johnny Cullen

EA’s announced tonight that its completed the take over of PopCap Games. The news comes via way of a Form 8k the company has sent out. The buyout was announced last month, with EA buying PopCap for $750 million: $650 million in cash and $100 million in stock options. The pricetag could get as high as $1.3 billion, though. Find some analysis in the wake of the takeover from Nathan here.

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  1. Jackie

    one more dev in the evil claws of satan!

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Noodlemanny

    Well PopCap hadn’t really been doing anything recently. Maybe EA will make them actually make something new… Then ruin it by making them make it too ‘accessible’.

    #2 3 years ago