The last few months have been eventful on the business side of the gaming industry. microsoft not only does it appear to be moving forward with its massive deal with Activision Blizzard, but Sony has also finalized its acquisition of Bungie in the meantime. This caused a lot of rumors about the acquisition of other big companies and now EA pronounces on the matter of a possible acquisitionsomething in which the company had not intervened until now.
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Andrew Wilsonthe current CEO of Electronic Arts, has finally decided to break the silence and put on record what’s been going on with the publisher lately. This is a significant change of pace for the company’s official stance as they refused to talk about it. According to Wilson, Electronic Arts could not ‘be in a stronger position as an independent business‘ than it is in the present. This information is taken from the last Q1 earnings call, and will surely be bolstered by the fact that EA’s live service games are proving to be very successful.
EA pronounces on the matter of a possible acquisition
Wilson’s latest statements suggest that recent rumors of EA merging with another company are totally false. Still, it’s worth noting that Wilson’s comment leaves enough wiggle room for the company to make big acquisition announcements in the future.