EA buys social network site

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Electronic Arts has officially acquired social network for gamers ThreeSF, as well as its Rupture service.

San Francisco-based ThreeSF was founded by Shawn Fanning, best known as the creator of file-sharing service Napster.

According to the LA Times, a person familiar with the deal said EA had paid approximately $30 million for the company.

However, in a statement, EA said it would not disclose any financial terms, adding that ‘More information about EA's plans for ThreeSF will be available in the weeks ahead.'

said only that it would release additional information about its plans for ThreeSF in the weeks ahead.