Elder Scrolls Online - Development Cost?
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January 3rd, 2014, 01:47
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Recouping 200m will be a cakewalk for them anyway.
Guys this is easy Math. They have over 4 Million Beta sign ups. Let's say 1/2 buy it at Full retail $50 a box. That is $100 Million (yes I know they do not get it all the revenue). Then 1/2 those subscribers stay 1 year ( 2MX 12 months x 1/2) That is 15M per month over 12 months = 180M. There is 280M the first year-- couple that with the downsizing that will occur to reduce overhead and the rest will be gravy.
I actually think the first year sales will move as many units as Skyrim-- so we may be talking close to a Billion in Sales. And every one of those sales that stays more than 1 month is gravy.
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