Despite its incredible technical polish and subsequently immense popularity, Rocket League was produced from start to finish in a mere two years for a shockingly low cost of just less than $2 million.
This was likely a result of the game's team consisting of only around a dozen-or-so members, keeping overheads manageable for its brief development period.
And as we'll get into later, it goes without saying that Psyonix made that investment back many, many, many times over during the last five years.
To give you an idea of the opposite end of the spectrum, Grand Theft Auto V's pure development costs without marketing were a stonking $137 million.
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