EA CCO: Battlefield 4 budget was $100 million

EA's Chief Creative Officer reveals the massive budget for Battlefield 4

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ZodTheRipper958d ago

What? It's basically BF3 with more bugs and prettier graphics, they must be joking.

Pandamobile958d ago (Edited 958d ago )

It still takes 2 years and the effort of 300+ people to get to that point though. Not to mention marketing, and other internal production costs.

Godmars290957d ago

So the question is how much went directly into production? What went towards marketing concerns.

Detoxx957d ago

According to your logic, Fallout and The Elder Scrolls should be $10 games.

ZodTheRipper957d ago

That's certainly not what I was implying. I'm just saying that I can't believe that those 100 million bucks went into game production (and quality assurance). It's 100 million dollar, just think about how much 1 million is already.

Detoxx957d ago

DICE only failed on the QA part.

The game is fine now and it has the best FPS multiplayer.

Sevir957d ago

Makes plenty sense that this was a hundred million dollar budget game, 5 platforms, R&D in pushing a newer engine 300+ developers, marketing, distribution, publisher-platform holder partnerships and post release work from rushing DICE to compete with COD and IW... Makes perfect sense

OwNizzleD957d ago

It's way better than bf3 stop kidding yourself.

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voodoochild346957d ago (Edited 957d ago )

This the reason so many huge companies end up abruptly dying. The development costs are so high that they can't afford to have AAA games fail which leads to a lot less chances taken. Ubisoft could be next if watchdogs and ac 5 sell poorly.

linkenski957d ago

So many money wasted on one of the worst campaigns I've ever seen in recent shooters. Useless mo-cap acting and an asinine script.

hello12957d ago

100 million on the game or perhaps lot of it was spend on wages and marketing.

brich233957d ago

100 Million$ beta that may or may not be getting any better after the updates. Fix one thing, Break another.

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