Updated August 26, 2022: USA Today has since updated the original article.
It reads: “This morning, GLHF – a gaming/e-sports outlet and content partner of For The Win – posted a version of this story on our website that violates our editorial standards regarding the use of uncredited and unverified Sources violated. We have updated the report.”
Updated August 26, 2022: CNBC’s David Faber, however, does not believe that Amazon is making a bid for Electronic Arts, citing his own sources.
“No, as far as I know, that’s not going to happen today,” he says. “Unless the people who have been involved so far have no knowledge of it.”
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) August 26, 2022
Original message:According to the latest rumours, Amazon is planning to take over publisher Electronic Arts.
A corresponding deal is said to be announced today, reports USAToday citing sources from GLHF.
It has been speculated before
There had already been speculation about a possible sale of Electronic Arts in May. At that time, in addition to Amazon, Disney, Apple and Comcast-NBCUniversal were also under discussion.
It would be the next big takeover in the industry after Microsoft is currently in the process of acquiring Activision Blizzard.
more on the subject
Amazon could thus secure numerous brands and not only produce video games, but of course also further expand its film and series business.
We’ll let you know if anything else happens in this regard today.