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Birth of the most expensive game in history: 2.71 million people reward us $300 million, cost exceeding GTA 5

via:驱动之家     time:2020/6/14 15:32:55     readed:802

When it comes to the most wonderful game development, star citizen of cloud imperial games is nothing else. After so many years of game development, the developers rely on crowdfunding, and now 2.71 million people have awarded 300 million dollars, which means that it has become the most expensive game in the world, compared with GTA, which burns money 5》 "Call of Duty: Modern War 2" is even higher.

"Interstellar citizen" is a space simulation game with a very large setting. It's obviously not easy to develop such a game. So cloud imperial games, the developer, has invited global players to participate in the game in the way of crowdfunding since 2012. The initial goal is just to get 500000 dollars in support, and the result is easy to surpass, and more and more rewards are given.

At the end of 2016, the game gained 140 million dollars from fans' rewards, becoming the second largest crowdfunding in the world. However, this is not the end of the story. Cloud imperial games seems to be addicted to crowdfunding, and the project has been drawing money continuously. At the end of last year, it raised 250 million dollars. Half a year later, it officially exceeds 300 million dollars.

What is the concept of $300 million? GTA 5 has been developed for many years, with a cost of only $291 million. Call of Duty: Modern War 2 of Activision is known as the most expensive game. The development cost is finally calculated as $298 million. Now it is all surpassed by star citizen, which has become the most expensive game in the history of the present.

Looking at Cloud Imperium Games performance over the years, it has been thought that "star citizen" has become a fraud, but the game has been updated, developers have not run away, is expected to release the 3.10 version of the Alpha test by the end of June, but the original commitment of 22 features only 8 have been done, the rest are still in the final stage


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