Elevation Partners, the VC firm that sold BioWare/Pandemic to EA, tells Next-Gen that it was approached by other companies about buying the mega-studio.
Now the big question is: Will those guys expertise in gaming will bring the overall EA quality up, or is the big fat company will just swallow those guys and they will only make average games from now on...
Sadly, I can hear EA's management saying (for all games in progress): "quick, quick, finish your game, we have to make 860 millions more this year otherwise our bottom line will look bad"
Also, I'm wondering how much Peter Moore had to do with this. He's been so long with Microsoft, he must be used to: "Hmmmm, these guys are good, let's buy them". If it's the case, then this is not the last good developer EA is buying : )
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