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Starbreeze working on Bourne game for EA

Electronic Arts acquires rights to works of Robert Ludlum

The Chronicles of Riddick developer Starbreeze is working on a new game based on the Jason Bourne character, to be published by Electronic Arts.

EA has picked up the rights to create games based on the works of Robert Ludlum, previously held by Vivendi.

"Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne is the most exciting action hero to emerge in decades, thrilling audiences around the world," said Mike Quigley, group VP of marketing for EA Games.

"EA is excited to enter into a long-term relationship with Ludlum Entertainment, bringing the action, intrigue and intensity of Robert Ludlum's fiction to life for casual and core gamers around the globe."

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