Over the years, Electronic Arts has gained a reputation for many things: exorbitant season passes, exploitative business practices, and microtransactions in full-price games. The list of terrible faults goes on and on. However, they’ve also become known as a killer of development studios. Over the years, many popular studios have been acquired by EA, milked for all they’re worth, and then shut down when they no longer seem to be useful. With the unfortunate closure of Visceral Games fresh in gamers’ minds, let’s look at five popular development houses that have long since fallen prey to EA.
Top 5 Game Studios Killed by EA