The gaming press is reporting that GTA V is the most expensive game ever made, with a marketing and development budget of around £170 million (or $265 million). The source is a Scottish newspaper called The Scotsman. There’s no way this information could be verified, but given the big budgets we’ve heard of lately, this is entirely possible.
The first questions that come to mind when you read this are something along the line of exactly how many units they intend to sell and how much money they are going to make this year. Lots of it, sure, but still let's see how much.