Casual Games Heading: EA Announces $ 2 Billion Acquisition of Glu Mobile

Company Electronic Arts announced on the acquisition of a studio for the development of mobile games and applications Glu mobile… The total amount of the deal is estimated at US $ 2.4 billion.

EA CEO Andrew Wilson announced that the deal will bring incredible teams to EA to create exciting casual mobile games and apps. According to him, mobile devices continue to grow and represent the largest gaming segment in the world, and with the acquisition of Glu, EA’s mobile business will double its size.

Game line Glu mobile includes products such as Covet Fashion, Deer hunter, Design Home, Diner dash, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, MLB Tap Sports Baseball and Kim kardashian hollywood… The staff employs about 800 people, including 500 developers. The studio has offices in San Francisco, Foster City, Toronto and Hyderabad.

The deal is now pending consideration by shareholders and regulators. It is expected to be closed until June 31 this year.

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