EA CEO John Riccitiello has confirmed that EA achieved more than $1 billion in digital sales in 2011, and that the publisher’s Interactive division is to be reorganised.
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Zynga’s announced its hired Barry Cottle as the company’s new executive vice president of business and corporate development. Cottle was previously president of EA Interactive. EA has responded to his departure by sending out an internal memo, penned by CEO John Riccitiello that confirms EAi has folded into other parts of the company. Thanks, Gama.
EA has snapped up another casual gaming company, this time acquiring NBA Jam and Fleeced! Shear Terror developer Bight Games.
EA’s announced it’s to stream its gamescom press conference tomorrow afternoon on its website, as well as confirming a public 64-player multiplayer area for Battlefield 3 and hands-on with PvP in The Old Republic.