Electronic Arts Buys Digital Illusions

EA reserves the right to acquire additional shares in DICE in the market
Electronic Arts announced the completion of its offer to the shareholders of Digital Illusions, the developers of the popular Battlefield series. The company headquartered in Redwood City, California, now holds a total of 6,044,720 shares, a controlling interest representing 59.8% of the capital and votes in DICE. Payment of the offer price to shareholders who have tendered their shares pursuant to the offer will commence and the transaction will be completed on or about January 27, 2005.