Electronic Arts Inc. said Tuesday that it will buy PopCap Games for at least $750 million in a bid to snag a larger piece of the rapidly growing market for games on cell phones and social networks.
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Electronic Arts said Tuesday it is buying PopCap Games for $750 million in cash and stock. "PopCap's great studio talent and powerful IP add to EA's momentum and accelerate our drive towards a $1 billion Until now, the largest of these types of deals was Jamdat Mobile Inc., which EA bought for $684 million in 2006. The announcement was not much of a surprise, as rumors circulated last month that PopCap is known for popular iPhone and iPad games such as Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled, and Peggle. offers titles for the iPad and iPhone such as Madden NFL 11, Dd Space, Battlefield: Bad Company Bejeweled: EA Buying PopCap For Further proof that you should believe every rumour you rd comes with the non-shock news that Bejeweled: Buying PopCap For . a n Tags: bejeweled, buying, popcap, 750m, The dl is less than theorized, but very big nonetheless, with shelling out get the dl done. (This brks down as $650 million in cash and $100 million in shares of will $650 million and an additional $100 million in sck for PopCap Games, which also crtes the popular Bejeweled series of puzzle games. As of last yr, Bejeweled had sold over 50 million Electronic Arts buys PopCap for . said the dl is a smart one and that did not an excessive amount for PopCap.