June 19, 2021

Key E.A. Hack: FIFA 21 and Frostbite engine source code allegedly stolen

Hackers are said to have stolen the source code for the FIFA 21 and Frostbite engine amid a major intrusion into the EA. As Wise originally announced, about 780GB of data has been stolen and is now being advertised for sale.

E.A. A statement confirmed the violation Wise, Which claims to be investigating a “recent intrusion incident” on their network.

“We are investigating a recent intrusion into our network where a certain amount of game source code and related tools have been stolen. No player data has been accessed and we have no reason to believe that there is any risk to player privacy. We don’t consider it necessary to comment on such fabrications. “We are actively working with law enforcement officials and other experts as part of this criminal investigation.”

The Frostbite engine is the technology that powers most of EA’s games from the Madden NFL to Battlefield 2042.

In addition to the source code for FIFA 21 and the Frostbite engine, hackers have been using EA. Software development tools and development tools are also said to have been stolen. While Capcom and CD Project have been plagued by major intrusions over the past year, the latest publisher, E.A.

IGN has reached EA and will update this story with any new information.

Kate Bailey is a senior news editor at IGN