Here s a top 10 list for most expensive video game to develop, Some games are old but really costly:
10- Final Fantasy XII
Final Fantasy XII is a console role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2 platform. Released in 2006, it is the twelfth title in the mainline Final Fantasy series and the last to be released exclusively on the PlayStation 2.
The game released on PS2 in 2006 and cost: 48,000,000$
9- L.A. Noire
L.A. Noire is a 2011 action-adventure third-person shooter neo-noir crime video game developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games. It was released for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. L.A. Noire is set in Los Angeles in 1947 and challenges the player, controlling a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer, to solve a range of cases across five departments.
The game released on PS3, Xbox360, PC in 2011 and cost: 50,000,000$
8- Halo 3
Halo 3 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie for the Xbox 360 console. The third installment in the Halo franchise, the game concludes the story arc begun in Halo: Combat Evolved and continued in Halo 2.
The game released on Xbox360 in 2007 and cost: 55,000,000$
7- Metal Gear Solid 4
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console. The game was directed by Hideo Kojima, and is seventh title in the Metal Gear series.
The game released on PS3 in 2008 and cost: 60,000,000$
6- Too Human
Too Human is an action role-playing game developed by Canadian developer Silicon Knights and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 console.
The game released on Xbox 360 in 2008 and cost: 60,000,000$ to 65,000,000$
Shenmue is a 1999 adventure video game developed by Sega AM2 and published by Sega for the Dreamcast, produced and directed by Yu Suzuki. Suzuki coined a genre title for its nonlinear gameplay, for the game, based on the interactivity and freedom he wanted to give to the player.
The game released on Dreamcast in 1999 and cost: 70,000,000$
4- Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 5 is the fifth game in the Gran Turismo sim racing video game series. Developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, it was released for PlayStation 3 on November 24, 2010.
The game released on PS3 in 2010 and cost: 80,000,000$
3- Red Dead Redemption, Halo 4 and Grand Theft Auto 4
Sorry i can’t take one of them they are 3 amazing games.
Grand Theft Auto IV is a 2008 open world action-adventure video game, developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 29 April 2008, and for Microsoft Windows on 2 December 2008.
The game released on PS3, Xbox360 and PC in 2008 and cost: 100,000,000$
Red Dead Redemption is a 2010 Western action-adventure video game, developed by Rockstar San Diego and published by Rockstar Games. It was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on May 18, 2010.
The game released on PS3, Xbox360 in 2010 and cost: 100,000,000$
Halo 4 is a first-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 video game console. The game was released in most territories worldwide on November 6, 2012.
The game released on Xbox360 in 2012 and cost: 100,000,000$
2- Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V, is an upcoming open world action-adventure video game being developed by Rockstar North in the United Kingdom and published by Rockstar Games.
The game will release on PS3 and Xbox360 in 17 Sep 2013 and cost: 137,000,000$
1- Star Wars: The Old Republic
Star Wars: The Old Republic is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) based in the Star Warsuniverse.Developed by BioWare Austin and a supplemental team at BioWare Edmonton, the game was first announced on October 21, 2008, at an invitation-only press event.
The game released on PC in 2011 and cost: 200,000,000$
So it seems that Rockstar have the most expensive video games here, this list will update when we have a new expensive game, Hope you enjoyed the list.