- Westwood merges with Virgin Interactive Entertainment enabling Westwood to become a software publisher in its own right and to enjoy Virgin's superior worldwide distribution network
Aug 17, 1998:
- Bought by Electronic Arts from Virgin Interactive for $122,5 million alongside the studio Burst in Irvine, California that was subsequently renamed to Westwood Pacific.
Dec 31, 2002:
- EA moves out 100 Westwood employees to EALA branch in order to down size the company. As of 2003 and beyond, EA won't be using the Westwood brand anymore.