Rumors are circulating that Amazon is said to have bought the publisher EA. MeinMMO explains what’s behind it.
Rumors are currently circulating that Amazon is said to have bought the game publisher Electronic Arts (EA). After Microsoft’s purchase of Activision Blizzard, this would be the next big deal in the gaming world.
Electronic Arts has been looking for buyers for some time
The publisher is said to have been looking for possible buyers or the option of a merger for some time. Apple has reportedly been in talks with the company to buy EA, such as the online site puck reported. Disney and Amazon have also been in talks to buy the video game company.
What are these current rumours? Allegedly Amazon has now bought Electronic Arts. This news is scheduled to be announced later today. There is no official confirmation of the purchase yet.
The online site reports about the takeover us today. Buying EA could mean a lot of potential for Amazon. EA owns the rights to large series such as Mass Effect, Dragon Age or Dead Space.
We at MeinMMO have asked EA for a statement on the rumours. We’ll update the article when we know more.