Rumors That Amazon Is Looking To Acquire EA Have Been Shot Down

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Over the past few weeks, rumors have been circulating around the gaming community that Amazon was looking to acquire Electronic Arts. As it turns out, they were just rumors after all and have been debunked by insider sources.

“There’s nothing going on,” sources told CNBC. “EA definitely has been out there in the past, but no, this is not going to happen today, unless the people previously involved have no idea.”

The rumors started when Good Luck Have Fun, a Swedish gaming media company, reported that several big name video companies, including Apple, Disney, and Amazon, have put in bids for EA. This ties in with earlier reports that the publisher is actively pursuing mergers with multiple companies. And with several other high profile companies having changed hands this year, the rumors aren’t actually hard to believe.