"Video game development is notoriously difficult, costly, and time consuming. A typical game takes roughly two years and $20 million to make. Which explains the $60 price tag many game carry. How is that $60 bucks split?" - Feedvibe
not understanding why a publisher should make more than the developers. Otherwise, this shines some light on this info.
Because the publishers typically fund the development of a game.
Yep. Publishers pony up millions to the developers, so developer's costs are covered and they get to take 15% of the sales.
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