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Hackers hit EA, steal source code for FIFA 21 and more


The source code for Frostbite, the engine that powers the game Battlefield 2042, was reportedly among the hacked files.

Hackers tapped into the servers at Electronic Arts Thursday, making off with key game files for popular titles, including FIFA 21. The data is now reportedly up for sale on the dark web.

First reported by Vice, the hackers claim to have made off with 780GB of data from EA servers, including the source code for FIFA 21 and the code for its matchmaking server. Also snatched: the source code for Frostbite, the engine that powers popular EA titles like Battlefield.

EA confirmed the hack when we reached out, and noted that this was not a ransomware attack, and that no player data or personal info was included in the breached files.

"We are investigating a recent incident of intrusion into our network where a limited amount of game source code ...


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