EA purchases Battlefield web and mobile app developer

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 17:29 GMT By Nick Akerman

Electronic Arts has snapped up the company that produced the Battlelog web and mobile app for Battlefield. While terms of the deal are yet to be announced, its clear the company is looking to increase the amount of online connectivity in its games.

ESN are based in Sweden, and produced the Battlefield 3 Battleog that has proven so popular over the past year. It allows access to voice chat, matchmaking, forums, statistics and leaderboards on PC and mobile devices.

The service is to be used in EA’s upcoming Medal of Honor and future titles. ESN will now focus all of its energy on working with DICE.

Thanks, Gamasutra.