Developing Games

As games become bigger and more elaborate, they also become more costly to produce, with development teams in the hundreds. The figures below are approximate, according to the source, but are well worth considering the next time you think £50 is a lot to ask for the latest blockbuster.

Project (Estimated Cost in million USD)

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Final Fantasy VII (26)
Final Fantasy X (40)
Final Fantasy XII (52)
Killzone 2 (20)
Halo 3 (30)
Gears of War (10*)
Metal Gear Solid 4 (45)
GTA 4 (100)

* – plus the cost of licensing Unreal Engine III.

Source, via TalkPlaystation.

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