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Friday, May 08, 2009
Microsoft Buys Canadian Online Game Company


Microsoft announced plans on Thursday to buy BigPark Inc., an interactive online game company based in Vancouver.

Microsoft said that the acquisition will bring BigPark?s developers into Microsoft Game Studios, "where the team will continue development on an exclusive Xbox 360 game."

Financial details of the purchase were not disclosed.

BigPark was founded in 2007 by veterans of Distinctive Software Inc. and Electronic Arts Canada and its founders have been involved in hit franchises such as "Need for Speed," "FIFA Soccer," "NBA Street" and "SSX."

One of its founders, Don Mattrick, recently joined Microsoft as senior vice president of its interactive entertainment business.


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