EA buys Battlefield app studio

EA has bought up ESN, the developer behind the Battlelog web and mobile app.


EA has snatched up ESN, the developer behind the recent Battlelog app for web and mobile devices. With the new corporate backing, the studio says it will focus its energy on Battlefield, Battlelog, and other projects with fellow Swedish studio DICE.

Gamasutra reports that the terms of the acquisition deal were not disclosed. Like Autolog for racing games, Battlelog has become its own brand to be used across various EA properties. It will be used in Medal of Honor: Warfighter this fall. The Battlelog app is free, and keeps track of your friends' activity, leaderboards, and news.


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    September 27, 2012 4:00 PM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, EA buys Battlefield app studio.

    EA has bought up ESN, the developer behind the Battlelog web and mobile app.

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      September 28, 2012 6:51 AM

      No matter what EA is saying this studio, I hope everyone there has another job lined up.

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      September 28, 2012 7:55 AM

      I hope this leads to better integration with the games that use it. The lack of proper of VOIP in BF3 is horrible.

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        September 28, 2012 8:42 AM

        Although battle log works... Why couldn't we just have a simple server browser in game

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          September 28, 2012 9:07 AM

          because this is the very first time finding and joining a server has actually ever worked in a dice game. people don't give it enough credit that though higly imperfect and flawed it actually works, which in my books and given its dice is a reason to be happy.

          i'd rather have a proper working server browser as an option but even valve went full retard with their lobby system and no server browser for a while.