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EA is an interactive entertainment software company that delivers games, content and online services. Read more

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EA

EA is an interactive entertainment software company that delivers games, content and online services. Read more

Andrew Wilson's photo - CEO of EA

CEO

Andrew Wilson

CEO Approval Rating

85/100

Founded:

1982

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Ubisoft is seen as one of EA's top competitors. Ubisoft was founded in 1986, and is headquartered in Carentoir, Brittany. Like EA, Ubisoft also competes in the Gaming industry. Ubisoft generates $3.1B less revenue vs. EA.

Nintendo is a top competitor of EA. Nintendo was founded in 1889, and its headquarters is in Minami-ku, Kyōto Prefecture. Like EA, Nintendo also competes in the Gaming field. Nintendo has 3,500 fewer employees than EA.

Activision Publishing is EA's #3 rival. Activision Publishing was founded in Santa Monica, California} in 1979. Like EA, Activision Publishing also works within the Gaming industry. Compared to EA, Activision Publishing generates $1.8B more revenue.

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EA Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$5.7B

EA's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.4B. Over the last four quarters, EA's revenue has grown by 20.6%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $1.7B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.2B; in Q2 2020, it was $1.5B; in Q1 2020, EA's revenue was $1.4B.

EA Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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May 2021

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undisclosed
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Glu Mobile Inc

Feb 2021

Source »
$2.4B
Glu is a gaming studio that develops and publishes video games for smartphones and tablets.
The Codemasters Software Company Limited

Dec 2020

Source »
$1.2B
Codemasters is a game development studio that designs and publishes interactive games for computers, consoles and smartphones.
Industrial Toys

Jul 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Industrial Toys is a software company that designs, develops and publishes mobile-based video games.

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Gaming Assets and Associated Personnel, GameFly Inc

May 2018

Source »
undisclosed
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These are all the companies that EA has acquired. EA has acquired 43 companies and its latest acquisition was in May 2021.

EA Funding History

Since EA was founded in 1982, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total EA has raised $2.2M. EA's last funding round was on Sep 1989 for a total of $0

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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IPO
Sep 1989
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Seed
Dec 1982
$2M
Self
May 1982
$200K
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Since EA was founded in 1982, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total EA has raised $2.2M. EA's last funding round was on Sep 1989 for a total of $0

EA Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

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EXIT DATE

Bunch is a group video chat mobile application that allows users to play online multiplayer games.
$20M
Sep 16, 2020
Series A
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These are all the companies that EA has invested in. EA has invested 43 companies and its latest investment was in May 2021.

EA News

May 6, 2021Game Informer

Mass Effect Legendary Edition PS5, Xbox Series X, And PC Performance Details Revealed

EA has recently shared details regarding Mass Effect Legendary Edition PS5 and Xbox Series X (and S) ... See more »
May 6, 2021Engadget

EA acquires 'Super Mega Baseball' developer Metalhead

Electronic Arts has acquired Metalhead Software, the Canada-based video game developer behind the Sup... See more »
May 6, 2021IGN Entertainment

EA Buys Super Mega Baseball Developer Metalhead Software

For the first time since 2013, EA Sports is getting back into baseball by acquiring Super Mega Baseba... See more »
May 6, 2021News Break

EA Adds Critically Acclaimed Baseball Series To Its Lineup - News Break

Electronic Arts is finally getting back into baseball. The publisher announced its acquisition of Met... See more »
May 6, 2021TechFinancials

Apex Legends Beginner's Guide and Essential Tips

Launched in 2019, Apex Legends quickly rose to prominence in the gaming world with players trooping i... See more »
May 6, 2021SlashGear

Mass Effect Legendary Edition custom art creator gives your favorite characters top billing

With Mass Effect Legendary Edition just over a week out from release, BioWare and Electronic Arts hav... See more »
May 6, 2021EuroGamer

Mass Effect deluxe edition comics, art books, soundtracks made free

Ahead of Mass Effect: Legendary Edition's launch on 14th May, BioWare has made a treasure trove of bo... See more »

EA Blogs

July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 McLaren Update Available Now

Get ready to push your racing to the limit with some of McLaren's most prestigious ...... See more »
July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 Le Mans: Pursuit of Victory Update Available Now

Get ready, get set and get back to Le Mans - where it all began. ...... See more »
July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 Race Teams Update Available Now

More tracks, more cars, more friends in the Race Teams Update! Willkommen am Nürburgring - ...... See more »
July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 Lions of Leipzig Update Available Now

Lap up Leipzig! Take on exciting challenges and experience the iconic Porsche test track, Leipzig, ..... See more »
July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 Ford Update Available Now

Brand new Ford cars join the Real Racing roster. It's time to flex your Mustang ...... See more »
July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 Venom Update Available Now

The Hennessey Venom GT comes to Real Racing 3! Strap in, take the wheel and ...... See more »
July 7, 2016Firemonkeys Blog

Real Racing 3 Hypercars Update Available Now

Race in four of the most exclusive cars on the planet - Get behind the ...... See more »

EA Press Releases

February 10, 2021PR Newswire

Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Glu Mobile, Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential securities law viol... See more »
December 11, 2020StreetInsider

Above and Beyond

Fully Featured AAA Game Featuring Expansive Campaign, Multiplayer, Historical Gallery and More Now Av... See more »
December 4, 2020Business Wire

EA SPORTS Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 Available Worldwide Today on Next Generation Consoles

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Players Can Upgrade Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 on Xbox One and ... See more »
November 17, 2020Business Wire

The National Football League and EA Sports Transform the 2021 Pro Bowl Presented by Verizon

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the National Football League (NFL) and Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA)... See more »
November 13, 2020econotimes

EA confirms 'holiday 2021' launch; new maps could include 128-player mode

EA has finally confirmed that the next game for the “Battlefield” franchise, dubbed by many as “Battl... See more »
October 15, 2020Business Wire

EA to Release Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Results on November 5, 2020

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) will release its financial r... See more »
October 2, 2020PressReleasePoint

EA SPORTS Celebrates FIFA 21 World Premiere With Music Performances and More Around the Globe

FIFA 21 World Premiere kicks off on October 1 with more than 40 global artists featured on the FIFA 2... See more »

EA Videos

October 9, 2020EA Youtube Channel

"Motive-The Reason We Play" on YOUTUBE

September 19, 2019Electronic Arts Youtube Channel

"FIFA 20 - Play First with EA Access" on YOUTUBE

May 22, 2019Electronic Arts Youtube Channel

"EA PLAY 2019 Live Stream" on YOUTUBE

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EA Headquarters

209 Redwood Shores Parkway

Redwood City, California94065

650-628-1393

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EA Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Electronic Arts, Inc. is a developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video games. Bing Gordon and Alain Tascan founded the company in 1982 and headquartered in Redwood City, California with 8,400 employees. It is a leading global interactive e...

CEO

EA's CEO, Andrew Wilson, currently has an approval rating of 85%. EA's primary competitors are Ubisoft, Nintendo & Activision Publishing.

Website

ea.com

Frequently Asked Questions about EA

  1. When was EA founded?

    EA was founded in 1982
  2. Who is EA's CEO?

    EA's CEO is Andrew Wilson
  3. How much revenue does EA generate?

    EA generates $5.7B in revenue
  4. How much funding does EA have?

    EA has historically raised $2.2M in funding
  5. Where is EA's headquarters?

    EA's headquarters is in Redwood City California, USA
  1. How many employees does EA have?

    EA has 9,700 employees
  2. What sector does EA operate in?

    EA is in Gaming
  3. Who are EA's competitors?

    EA's top competitors are Ubisoft, Nintendo, Activision Publishing
  4. Who has EA invested in?

    EA's has invested in companies such as Bunch Live, Inc.