Electronic Arts, also known as EA Games, develops and distributes video games.
The company was founded in 1982 as a computer games publisher by Trip Hawkins. In the late 1980′ EA began developing games in-house.
Today Electronic Arts is a leading global interactive entertainment software publisher. Its most popular games include The Sims, Bejeweled, Battlefield, FIFA, and Madden NFL.
At the end of October 2019, the company stated that it would be investing heavily in live online gaming. It’s live game Apex Legends hit 70 million players, a 22 percent increase over last year.
Electronic Arts trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol EA, is a member of the S&P 500, is #620 in the Fortune 1000, has 9,300 employees, and had $5.15 billion in revenue in 2018.
Company headquarters are located in Redwood City, California.