Australian smartphone game developer Firemint invested $2 million in building its high-end mobile game Real Racing 2, the studio has said.
And, in further resemblance of the triple-A console project model, Firemint said the Real Racing sequel also took 18 months to finish.
The revelations come with the games development scene more factionalised than ever. In the last three years, developers have poured into the mobile games space as triple-A studios close down and release talent.
To the demonstrable annoyance of some platform holders, games have now generated over $2 billion in revenues on Apple's App Store.
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