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2022-05-24 6:56:33 AM  
4 votes:
And the people that turned EA into the shiattiest of gaming companies will walk away with 8- or 9- figure paydays.
 
2022-05-24 1:47:14 AM  
2 votes:
Gee does this mean Apple might actually build Macs that are capable of playing games?
 
2022-05-24 2:22:03 AM  
1 vote:
If they buy EA they're going to be shocked when they discover they have to buy and download 12 other companies afterwards to get the full EA.
 
2022-05-24 6:59:10 AM  
1 vote:

RolandTGunner: Gee does this mean Apple might actually build Macs that are capable of playing games?


No I assume they will just host everything and do streaming ala Nvidia, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google (though I think stadia is dead).

Microsoft is probably going to release a low end streaming stick for their gamepass this fall. They are also planning on offering a gamepass family plan. This will be a way to boost Apple TV. And still sell pc games.
 
2022-05-24 9:48:20 AM  
1 vote:
If i was Elon or Bezos or Zuckerbot level rich, I'd buy EA. Then I'd part it out, keeping Maxis and maybe the teams that did Mass Effect. Really i dgaf about the stupid sports games or mobile games. I just want more SimCity and to not overcharge the shiat out of the Sims with those ridiculous expansions.
 
2022-05-24 12:47:42 PM  
1 vote:

sensitive yet dangerous: I just want more SimCity


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Who needs EA for that?
 
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