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EA Acquires Phenomic Game Development

Electronic Arts today announced the acquisition of Phenomic Game Development, makers of acclaimed strategy game franchises The Settlers and SpellForce. EA Phenomic, based in Ingelheim, Germany, now becomes EA’s newest studio in Europe, with a creative team dedicated to developing Real Time Strategy (RTS) games for the PC, console and online.

“The team at Phenomic is an outstanding group of developers,” said Paul Lee, President of EA’s Worldwide Studios. “Their track record for building quality RTS games and creating original IP is impressive, and we share a strong common vision for the future of the strategy gaming market. We’re looking forward to working with them on a new project that will be announced at a later date, and are delighted to welcome them to the EA family.”

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