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Rift (Rift)
Trion Worlds | Official Site
MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 03/01/11)  | Pub:Trion Worlds
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Budget Set at $50 Million Plus

Posted by Suzie Ford on Aug 31, 2010  | Comments

Budget Set at $50 Million Plus - Rift - MMORPG.com

Trion Worlds has revealed that the budget to date for its inaugural title, Rift: Planes of Telara, is already hovering around the fifty-million dollar mark. According to a statement made to Develop-Online.net, Trion's CEO Lars Buttler says that spending this type of money indicates just how much Trion wants to get into the MMO business.

Trion CEO Lars Buttler told Develop the game’s exorbitant budget - parly due to the engineering of Trion's own development platform - signals how serious the company is...

“Rift: Planes of Telara is already very ambitious because it is over $50 million in development,” he said.

Read more at Develop-Online.net.

Thanks, Cyphers, for the tip!

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom