Electronic Arts Tries to Snatch Take-Two

The video game giant throws a $2.1 billion pitch for the maker of the smash-hit Grand Theft Auto series and exclusive MLB titles

It's all about the games. Electronic Arts' (ERTS) $2.1 billion gambit to acquire Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) is a bid to further expand its portfolio of lucrative games by taking control of the blockbuster Grand Theft Auto series as well as popular sports titles including games based on the exclusive Major League Baseball franchise.

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