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The New York Post is reporting that KKR and Providence Equity Partners have contacted the publishing giant Electronic Arts about a possible acquisition.
The report cites an anonymous source who says the negotiations are in the "early days." One of the companies involved, Providence Equity Partners, became a major investor in Bethesda Softworks' parent company Zenimax Media in 2007.
When contacted by the New York Post, EA said it "does not comment on rumor or speculation.
Source: New York Post
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Please do so!
and then make games (sequels) that the IP's truly deserve.
As long as they make another Syndicate and don't ruin Battlefield.
So they wanna to make a deal with the devil.
o.o ok ?
Stay the heck away EA! Far Far Away!
EA's tends to be bad enough as a corporate entity of their own; serving as an investment to another group wouldn't improve that, I don't think.
Still, the optimist in me wants to think we'll see some bursts of risk and innovation if this gives them access to more funds and investors.