After the shooter series last a little came to a standstill, with Halo 4, Microsoft has not spilled, but padded properly. According to a senior executive, Halo 4 is in fact the most expensive by far video game from Redmond has become ever.
Halo 4 will know, on 6 November 2012. 343 Industries was in the development of the Ego Shooters wasted by far the highest budget that Microsoft has ever made for a video game. The now betrayed Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer colleagues of Polygon.com. In the same interview he called Halo 4 as the "most important Entertainmnet product" from Redmond and indeed of all time. Can not elicit, Spencer wanted but that sum, then, Microsoft had to shell out just for Halo 4th.
Halo 3 is, official figures do not exist even for this purpose, according to industry estimates have cost about $ 60 million. Taking Spencer at his word, can not be excluded that even Halo 4 could have landed in the hundreds of millions. Would be an economic success but almost guaranteed: Halo 3 generated in just the first 24 hours after release sales of $ 170 million.