The Financial Reality Behind Great Ideas [Infographic]

Many of use enjoy playing video games, but do you ever stop to think how much it cost for that very video game to be produced and marketed? Probably not.

A very popular game, Halo 3, cost $60 million to produce and market. That’s a lot of money for just one video game. Another question one might ask is what is the breakdown of the budget for gaming development? Well, it makes sense that a good chunk, 25 percent, goes towards design and art. Engineering and programming takes up a good piece of the budget as well, 20 percent to be exact.

Check out the infographic below presented by ProfitBricks to learn more the financial reality behind gaming development.