GTA 5 is #1 but what are the most expensive video games of all time

Upcoming title in the GTA franchise is expected to cost around $265 million - more than most blockbusters

Rose Troup Buchanan
Monday 16 September 2013 15:26

With a rumoured budget of $265 million (that's £170m), Grand Theft Auto 5 is set to be the most expensive videogame ever made. Analysts are suggesting that this budget might be close to a 50/50 split between production and marketing, but others are less surprised.

The games industry is increasingly geared towards producing blockbuster titles with budgets to rival (and beat) Hollywood and here's a list to prove it: the most expensive videogames of all time.

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