Electronic Arts and WarnerMedia have announced the completion of EA’s acquisition of Playdemic, Ltd. For Warner Bros. games. for $1.4 billion.
Playdemic is a leading mobile game company known for its award winning Golf Clash that allows players from all over the world to compete with each other in real time. With over 80 million downloads globally to date, Golf Clash is one of the leading mobile games in the US and UK. This acquisition is part of Electronic Arts’ mobile growth strategy, which is focused on bringing new interactive entertainment to its network of nearly half a billion players worldwide.
“We are pleased to officially welcome the Playdemic team to Electronic Arts, adding to our growing mobile portfolio by expanding our leadership in sports,” said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts. “Adding the amazing Playdemic team not only adds resources to our mobile teams globally, it also continues our expansion and investment in British talent. With Playdemic now part of Electronic Arts, we are thrilled to bring more amazing and innovative mobile games to a diverse audience around the world.”“This is an exciting day for Playdemic as we become part of the Electronic Arts family,” said Paul Gogg, president of Playdemic Studio. “I am proud to bring the extraordinary talent rooted in Playdemic to the EA business, to continue building the incredible success of Golf Clash and creating new games, which we believe will be even more successful in entertaining and engaging audiences on an equally global level.”
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