Analyst: Ubisoft a Renewed EA Target

Edge writes: "EA said Sunday that it has walked away from acquisition talks with Grand Theft Auto maker Take-Two.

But analyst Arvind Bhatia with Stern Agee believes EA is still very much interested in other acquisitions.

"It should be noted that [EA] currently owns approximately 19 percent of Ubisoft ... and we feel the likelihood of a full acquisition is now higher given the termination of discussions with "Take-Two," he said.

A possible Ubisoft acquisition by EA has been a subject of speculation for the past few years, ever since EA bought around a 20 percent share in Ubisoft in late 2004."

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Raoh3744d ago

why not, ubisoft is already on track with cod4, cod5, cod6 year after..

they are already operating EA-like... might as well learn from the master directly.........

tocrazed4you3744d ago

Are you talking about Raoh. Ubisoft doesn't make the call of duty franchise... The closest game that is quality that Ubisoft has is prince of persia...