EA Strikes Tentative Deal In Football Video Game Case

Law360, New York (May 9, 2012, 3:50 PM EDT) -- Electronic Arts Inc. has reached a tentative settlement in an antitrust class action accusing EA of using exclusive agreements to sack competition in the market for football video games and drive up the price of its popular "Madden NFL" game, EA told a California federal court Tuesday.

EA and the class of video game purchaser plaintiffs told the court that they had reached a "settlement in principle" and asked that all existing deadlines in the litigation be pushed back for 60 days to give them a...
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