US games company behind Fifa 2021 and Harry Potter games makes offer for F1 2020 maker
The UK video games maker Codemasters has accepted a £945m bid from its bigger Californian rival Electronic Arts, breaking up the planned deal between Codemasters and the US firm Take-Two Interactive.
A deal with EA would bring together its Fifa, Harry Potter and Star Wars games with Codemasters’ Formula One racing simulators. EA is one of the biggest video games companies in the world, with a market value of almost $40bn (£30bn).
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