Shares of Digital Arts Inc.
soared 14% in premarket buying and selling on Friday following stories that Amazon.com Inc.
is planning to announce a deal to purchase the videogame maker. In keeping with USA In the present day, which broke the information, rumors have been circling on-line a couple of potential acquisition for EA, with Amazon, Apple Inc.
and Walt Disney Co.
among the many potential suitors. A deal for EA would observe Microsoft Company’s
deal to purchase Activison Blizzard
for $69 billion, one other main deal within the video-game area. It additionally comes on the heels of Amazon’s deal to buy Roomba-maker iRobot
Amazon could announce the deal in a while Friday. The worth of the deal has but to be reported.