It should come as no surprise that video games are expensive to produce. There’s hundreds of people, thousands of hours and millions of dollars to create the massive AAA games that we lose ourselves in. And, in the end, all they can hope is that their investment is worth it. In most cases, it is.
The numbers you see here are based on estimates that developers and publishers have released, so give ’em a grain of salt. Still though, that’s a lot of cheddar being thrown around on our favourite pastime.