EA Pacific

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EA Pacific
Industry Video games
Fate Dissolved
Founded 1995
Defunct 2003
Headquarters Irvine, California
Owner Virgin Interactive Entertainment (1995-1998)
Electronic Arts (1998-2003)
Parent Virgin Interactive Entertainment North America (1995-1998)
Westwood Studios (1998-2003)

EA Pacific (formerly known as Burst Studios and Westwood Pacific) was a developer formally owned by Virgin Interactive's North American operations, and was based in Irvine, California. Burst Studios was acquired by Electronic Arts together with Westwood Studios and Virgin's North American publishing operations in August 1998.[1] The company was later renamed to Westwood Pacific, under that name, the company developed or co-developed games like Nox and Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2.

It was later renamed to EA Pacific. Some actual Westwood Studios employees were still working with the studio. One of the senior modelers, who worked on Command & Conquer (1995), was part of the Command & Conquer: Generals team.[2]

EA Pacific was absorbed into EALA in 2003.




  1. ^ Morris, Chris (August 17, 1998). "Electronic Arts buys Westwood Studios". CNNMoney. CNN. Archived from the original on May 29, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  2. ^ Chris Remo: Interview: Inside The Heritage Of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Gamasutra, October 24, 2008