EA Acquires Firemint, Maker of Flight Control and Real Racing

Posted by at 10:26 am on May 3, 2011

Firemint the maker of iOS, Android, and WP7 device games such as Flight Control and Real Racing has been purchased by EA an undisclosed amount. Firemint will be placed into EA’s EA Interactive division which focuses on digital business and includes EA Mobile, Playfish, and Pogo.

If you recall, EA purchased Angry Birds, Predators  published, Chillingo, for a reported $20 million. Chillingo currently serves as EA’s publishing branch of more independent titles, while leaving big name titles such as NBA JAM and Dead Space up to EA to publish themselves.

As of now, no other information regarding the purchase was given by either EA or Firemint.

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