EA’s acquisition of Codemasters is officially complete, as the racing game giant has formally joined the publisher and brought with it numerous racing game series in a deal valued at $1.2 billion. To celebrate, EA tweeted the following message that welcomed the company into its ranks:
— Electronic Arts (@EA) February 18, 2021
“This is the beginning of an exciting new era for racing games and content as we bring together the talented teams at Electronic Arts and Codemasters,” Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson said in a press statement. “Our teams will be a global powerhouse in racing entertainment, with amazing games for players on every platform, and we can’t wait to get started.”
“Today is a landmark in Codemasters’ history, and an exciting day for our employees and players,” said Codemasters CEO Frank Sagnier added. “The partnership with EA will enable our teams to take our highly-acclaimed franchises to new heights and reach a huge global audience through their player network. Together we can redefine the landscape of racing games to create even more compelling experiences for racing fans around the world.”
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