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Electronic Arts announced the acquisition of PopCap Games in a deal’s whose value could rise to $ 1.3 billion.

For the studios responsible for Bejewelled, Zuma and Plants Vs Zombies go under the umbrella of EA games industry will have to pay $ 650 million cash in August and $ 100 million in shares, and if the next two years income from PopCap games will be amounted to $ 343 million will have to pay another $ 550 million.
PopCap was founded in 2000, has about 500 employees and last year had revenues of over $ 100 million. About 3 million Facebook members play Bejeweled Blitz daily, while 792,019 prefer Zuma Blitz.

With this acquisition Electronic Arts strengthens its position as the second publisher on the Facebook, with 10 million players. The first position remains Zynga, its games are preferred by 53.6 million players.