Rupture

EA buys ThreeSF and Rupture

As previously rumoured, EA’s gone ahead and bought gamer social networking site Rupture and parent company ThreeSF. ThreeSF was set up by Shawn Fanning, one of the original Napster guys. No financial terms were disclosed, but $30 million is the figure that refuses to go away. Read more on the LA Times.

Rupture headlines

  • EA buying Rupture, says report

    According to this TechCrunch report, EA is about to buy Shawn Fanning’s social-network-gaming startup Rupture for $30 million, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. Fanning is best known as the creator of Napster. From the site: Electronic Arts is buying the company for its technology, since it doesn’t have a lot of users […]