Wildfire tipped us off about a new Avault article that talks about Electronic Arts' purchase of the PlayNation company. Below is a quote from the article that is yet another hint of things to come. You can find the complete text here.
Electronic Arts today announced the acquisition of PlayNation, a developer of online entertainment, headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif. Under the agreement, PlayNation becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Electronic Arts. ... The acquisition is part of Electronic Arts' strategy to create new online entertainment and extend its brands and franchise properties to the Internet.