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EA has reportedly been approached by private equity firms KKR and Providence Equity Partners, the latter of which owns a partial stake in Bethesda parent company Zenimax. The discussions are supposedly in "early days."

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Hopefully they buy EA then close it
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Hopefully they buy EA then close it

Rofl.....
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One can only hope. I no longer buy EA games after all the mess they have done.
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Hopefully they buy EA then close it

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If anything you'd want new owners to make it better. EA has plenty of great games out, regardless of peoples view on the company.
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doh.gif
If anything you'd want new owners to make it better. EA has plenty of great games out, regardless of peoples view on the company.

Yeah, I was only fooling around. But, I think they'd probably have to scrap every single manager and rebuild the company from the ground up.
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I seriously doubt it'll happen. EA pockets way too much easy cash off its yearly-release franchises like Madden/FIFA/etc. titles, and BF3. With upcoming games like MOH and BF4, I seriously doubt they'd let go of that future reserve of cash.
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post #8 of 69
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Hopefully they buy EA then close it

 

Hahahaha

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We can all hope, i don't see it happening though.
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Hopefully they buy EA then close it

Not close it, EA make good games. They just over charge for it and then take things out of the finished game and release it as £3.99 DLC the same day the game is released. I hopefully they do buy EA and then run it properly.
    
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