EA Bright Light reportedly in closure process

Friday, 14 October 2011 20:59 GMT By Andrew Groen

According to new information, EA has apparently entered into a consultation process that seems to indicate it will be closing EA Bright Light in the UK.EA Bright Light is most well known for its games based on the Harry Potter films: Order of the Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince, and Deathly Hallows. It was also well-known for its previous games when it was known as Bullfrog Productions before coming under the EA label: Populous, Syndicate, and Dungeon Keeper.

GamesIndustry.biz is reporting that EA has entered into the formal consultation process that is required by law before closing a studio.

“Employees that are impacted will be considered for positions at other EA Studios including those in the UK,” EA said in a release today. “The UK is a vital centre of game development for EA and we intend to maintain a strong presence here.”

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