Another one bites the dust.
The CEO of Elevation Partners (the previous holders of Bioware/Pandemic) recently became the CEO of EA so that could most probably be the catalyst to all of this.
Check out the former Macromedia's website if you don't believe me. At first, I didn't believe it either.
Two giants of multi-OS and online content have merged. Apparently $3.4 billion can get quite a bit done. =o