Another Top 10 MOST EXPENSIVE Video Games Ever Made!


It cost HOW MUCH to make?? These are the games that companies spent the most money to develop and promote, the games that took an entire country’s GDP to produce, the ones that were so insanely expensive we just had to make another list for them! Welcome to and today we’re counting down ANOTHER of the Top 10 Most Expensive Video Games Ever Made!

00:33 #10. “World of Warcraft” (2004)
01:28 #9. “Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain” (2015)
02:22 #8. “The Witcher Wild Hunt” (2015)
03:11 #7. “Defiance” (2013)
03:58 #6. Cancelled Halo MMO
04:51 #5. “Disney Infinity” (2013)
05:48 #4. “Tomb Raider” (2013)
06:41 #3, #2 & #1:???

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Author ( ago)
Help these games make their money back!
World of Warcraft
Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition - PlayStation 4 Complete Edition
Tomb Raider – PS3

Author Aimash Baghel ( ago)
Um GTA V, $265 million????
Call of Duty:Modern Warfare 2, $279 million??

Author Anandhu Vinod ( ago)
GTA 5 is the MOST EXPENSIVE Video Games Ever Made!

Author Anandhu Vinod ( ago)
1.GTA 5 budget-265 million
2.Star citizen budget -137 million

Author gamer 123 ( ago)
AC 4 cost 100 million$

Author gamer 123 ( ago)
where is ac4

Author Grand Theft Auto V Awesome Moments ( ago)
In MGS V TPP you have to buy insurance with real money. What. The. Fuck.

Author Reinhard Ecker ( ago)
Star Citizen will flop so hard

Author Zag Zagzag ( ago)
star citizen is not even a game it is a scam

Author Zag Zagzag ( ago)
witcher is the best^^

Author Joseph Sweeney ( ago)
E.T spent sixty million dollars to make a crap game like that.

Author TheAmazing Kebab ( ago)
oh what a good video

Author Codsmic ( ago)
Destiny cost a staggering $500 million (£310 million) to make and is the world's most expensive video game. Grand Theft Auto V, which launched last year, cost $265 million (£165 million).Sep 9, 2014

Author TheZelda360 ( ago)
Lara Croft is British? i thought she was Australian

Author JZL Laitho ( ago)
WOW !!! What an interesting video

Author Harkness78 ( ago)
Star Wars The Old Republic should 100% be on this list. Pretty sure it is the most expensive game ever made besides GTAIV. Star Citizen doesn't count because they havent spent nearly any of that money.

Author Bill Fusion ( ago)
I have never played any of these games before!

Author Miki Miki ( ago)
How did Konami lose money and Cd red get awesome profit when they invested each 80 mill and sold each 6 mill copies?

Author Mr. Gamer ( ago)
775th comment!!!

Author Mr. Gamer ( ago)

Author Spencer Thorpe ( ago)
Y is destiny not in this didnt it have like 500 mil budget

Author chickenleg505mc ( ago)
What about destiny. It cost around 500 million to make

Author Julian González Soria ( ago)
you said number 3 on tomb raider

Author Kvvng Kvnnie ( ago)
Did anyone notice he said 3 on #4

Author DeadHead's Room of Rants ( ago)
I got GTA 4 for 8 Fucking Dollars, I'm not kidding
Also The car Physics were ass for me

Author MoviesNGames007uk ( ago)
MGSV $80 million for a unfinished game!

Author frederick alston ( ago)
hey mister watchmojo do you ever play these games

Author hereiam2005 ( ago)
No Call of Duty ($200+ millions)? FF7? SW: KOTOR? Man the list missed so many titles.

Author DPM ( ago)
"Konami's desire for a change" mean turning top tier franchises into Pachinko machines?

Author Musicrecords10 ( ago)
Didn't understand a thing this guy said, besides the costs

Author EElectric_M ( ago)
And then we have Nintendo who makes the same shit since the N64 and still charges full price for their games. *smh*.

Author Hector Sauceda ( ago)
hows gta5 not here

Author Bobblaguen ( ago)
guys, we should all play defiance and bring the game back to life

Author Rhino IV ( ago)
APB was probably one of the worst games I've ever played.

Author AiDenSGAP ( ago)
love your videos so much i can't miss any
but why 720p.?
it's time for an upgrade at least to 1080p

Author BFKAnthony817 ( ago)
Shenmue was the most expensive game until GTA IV came out. Why not even a mention of it?

Author Rinsablesnowy ( ago)
Guys I've got an idea for a video ten most expensive porn videos

Author Captain Jakemerica ( ago)
Damn all GTA games are expensive to make wow

Author Captain Jakemerica ( ago)
Damn wow some of these games were with the investment and others not so much

Author Alexandru Carjan ( ago)
$50-$60 million dolars on a pixel game??? WHAT THE FUCK???

Author Hazey ( ago)
Top 10 expensive things in video games.

Author Anirudh Chirala ( ago)
destinys budget was much hight than 200million

Author MTN 927 ( ago)
I thought SWTOR was the most expensive game ever made?

Author Maurice ( ago)
Before you place a comment: It's ANOTHER most expensive games...

Author Jude Huntley ( ago)
At the start it sounded like he said Fuck em to😂

Author MooMoo 960 ( ago)
WATCH DOGS CAN'T COST 70 000 000$ BECAUSE I GOT IT FOR 20€ (about 22$)

Author GPkeep ( ago)
So no destiny?

Author WTF I LOOK LIKE ( ago)

Author Ethan Ashby ( ago)
What about top 10 most expensive games to play

Author ( ago)
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Author TheEpicPotatoe - Random stuff and more ( ago)
who came here thinking it meant how much it costs to buy the game from steam or gamestop

Author Jeffrey Hargrove ( ago)
You picked these virtually at random from a collection of games you likely heard about, or played yourself. There are over two dozen titles above 80 million a modicum of research would have turned up. (especially since we get to count canceled games) As I do not have time to list them all I will only list titles above the cost of your number #1.

PS. These are NOT scaled to inflation. And in no particular order.
1. Final fantasy 7 --- 145 million.
2. Star Wars The old republic -- 200+ million
3. Grand Theft Auto 5 -- 265 Million.
4. Destiny --142 million
5. Call of Duty Modern warfare 2 -- 250 million.

This is a corporate channel not an individual. You should be able to afford a researcher. But if not, the 16 year old nephew of one of your secretaries could have used google on his phone and turned up more accurate results in under an hour.

Author Perpetuousdreamer92 ( ago)
God Rockstar knows how to make a game...damn

Author Robbie Flynn ( ago)
I hate you WatchMojo Narrator

Author Bigyan Gautam ( ago)
Are you kidding me? Barely a negative comment about GTA IV? You should play the PC version. It's an unoptimized Piece of Shit, to say the least.

Author moonking192020 ( ago)
a freind of mine made me and 6 others down abp saying its gta x10 turns out it was x10 the first ever gta

Author Greg A ( ago)
Where's gta5

Author Joshua Forkell ( ago)
Aye I have Star citizen, there's just not much to do lol but it's fun to just fly around!

Author The Vigilante ( ago)
Hey Niko, you wanna go bowling?

Author NotMuch Gaming ( ago)
lol at number 4 he says number 3

Author Skulley Playz ( ago)
Okay just to get this straight Defience was so bad that now on xbox 360 its free and the TV show had nothing to do with the actual game it was kinda western so who ever mede Defience dont make any games

Author Reconcile mE ( ago)
Gta4 is so expensive but trash

Author Thunder Kat ( ago)
Star citizen was no surprise.

Author Brad Greiner ( ago)
GTA V was way more expensive than GTA IV

Author immortalis1001 ( ago)
WTF? Star Wars the Old Republic was reported to cost 150-200 million (conservative estimate)....shitty job Mojo.

Author Chris Andino ( ago)
When exactly is star citizen coming out?

Author David 2035 ( ago)
ET was a waste

Author Alejo Epico ( ago)
what about Destiny from Bungie, $400.000.000

Author current rex 17 ( ago)
gta 5 cost 270,000,000$ to make

Author Antonny Berry ( ago)
Destiny cost 500 million

Author Thecharizard1051 ( ago)
5:45 is that ezio?

Author Brian Brewster ( ago)
I can't believe you guys didn't include the $50 million Rockstar 2008 epic, L.A. Noire. That still ranks as my Top 10 game of all time. That employed state-of-the-art 3D mapping of actors' faces onto players, fully dynamic playability of its environment, quality story lines, and an open world concept. Oh, and it was set back in the '40s and '50s. It's a shame you never mentioned this as Rockstar is considering a sequel to this classic game.

Author Mk Nk ( ago)
1 destiny

Author frankmoolah ( ago)
prepare to weap Star Citizen backers

Author The Computer ( ago)
2 seconds from making this a 10 min video with ads.

I liek you.

Author Lewis Harbo ( ago)
It is jut me or will Red dead redemption pay for itself before release?

Author Milica Krnjaić ( ago)

Author Gabriela ( ago)
seeing ET as an honorable mention breaks my heart and makes me laugh at the same time. that's the game that caused the game crash on the 80's.

Author Chupeke A ( ago)

Author Devil-D-X ( ago)
300 million were spent by rockstar to make gta v

Author TrytzyHD ( ago)
Cod ghost is expensive as shet

Author Chase Simering ( ago)
Bru what about gta5 they spent around 1bil on dat game

Author The Swedish Moose ( ago)
Gta 4 100 million dollar budget runs at 15 fps on i7-6950X and GTX 1080

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Author david gold ( ago)
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Author Dregs ( ago)

Author Vaeoen Invictus ( ago)
destiny IS the most expensive game ever made and then GTA5 but not starcitizen, end of the story

Author SpookyLaban ( ago)
Train simulator with all dlcs? 4K€ 😂

Author clash with ruda ( ago)
whers gta 5

Author Joseph Nett ( ago)
I bet Breath of the Wild was probably Nintendo's most expensive game ever, right?

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Author Damian Camacho ( ago)
I miss GTA 4

Author GorlodeTheDwarf ( ago)
Why isn't Tetris on the list?

Author Alessio Fodera ( ago)
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Author Garrett Beatty ( ago)
Uh destiny cost 500 million to make, why wasn't it on the list?

Author Kudo Shinichi ( ago)
Roman reigns sucks ass.

Author zotpot ( ago)
If there wasn't so much pirating on the internet i think we would get more frequelty high budget games

Author Shikuma ( ago)
Did anyone notice on number 4 he said number 3

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