How Much Does It Cost to Develop a Mobile Game?

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  • Mini or casual mobile app games are simple and solitary games that do not need any specific skill to play. These simple games can cost around $10,000. Moreover, if you want to elevate the game by adding extra graphics then the cost will go up accordingly.
  • Casual 2D games are small budget games because it uses basic 2D graphics. Despite simple graphics, these games offer excellent engagement rates and scale-up opportunities. 2D games like Stack are in this category and can cost around $25, 000 to $50,000.
  • Social games are played by multiple users on popular social sites. These games use limited user data and are almost the same as browser games. The cost of social media games like Farmville can range from $50,000 to $100,000.
  • Mid-level games have different levels, characters, storylines, and high-quality graphics. Popular game Angry Birds is the best example of mid-level games. The depth in content increases the chances of keeping the players engaged. A mid-level game can cost you from $250,000 to $700,000.
  • Business game applications are developed to engage a group of people. They are multilayered games and have exciting graphics, storyline, levels, soundtrack, and animation. It requires expert mobile app developers to create such games and can cost from $250,000 to $550,000.
  • High-level games are expensive. These games need careful strategies, detailed comprehension, and an exceptional design. Developing a high-level game can take more than a year. The development cost of such games can be from $400,000 to $1,000,000.





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