Grand Theft Auto V Is The Most Expensive Video Game Ever Made

By Spencer Pressly on September 8, 2013, 10:18PM EST

Many AAA games released over the past few years this generations have had a budgets so large that making a profit on some of these titles seems almost impossible. That didn't stop Rockstar Games over the past five years when developing Grand Theft Auto V. Now that the game has gone gold, we now know more information about the game's budget and you might be surprised to learn that the game has already made it's money back release.

Grand Theft Auto V had a $265 Million budget and this is not only the most expensive video game ever made by over $100 million. It is in second for most expensive big budget Hollywood movie right behind Pirates of the Carribean: At Worlds End which had a budget of $300 million. Rockstar is not worried about making their money back, GTAV is not only the most anticipated video game this year, but has already been pre-ordered 2.5 million times.

Some more interesting facts related to Grand Theft Auto is that GTAIV had a $100 million budget and went on to sell over 25 million copies. Grand Theft Auto V releases September 17th on PS3 and Xbox 360. Let us know what you think of GTAV's revealed budget in the comments below.

Source: The Scotsman

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