View Single Post


June 3rd, 2012, 08:58
Originally Posted by RPGFool View Post
Note that we have differing figures of 20% (chart) and 30% (Indie development article). I don't know which is correct. But it is clear that the console manufacturers do get a big cut off the top.

Here's another source that says $12/$60 (20%) to console maker…h-attack/64278
jump to 3 min 20 sec on video.

As I understand it, and I might be wrong, the 30% indie cut is off sold units. The ca. 20%, nowadays probably slightly less because we're near the end of the console cycle, have to be paid up-front. Every DVD has to be ordered through certified replicators.
Now do the math how much money Bethesda invests when they ship 5M units at release.
Gorath is offline


Gorath's Avatar
Prime Evil
RPGWatch Team Original Sin 1 & 2 Donor


Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 7,592