What bizarre budget did they have to the point that 2.5m sales is considered bad?
Well, back when Tomb Raider launched in 2013 and sold 3 Million copies - Square Enix made a statement saying that it underperformed in sales. Video games are more expensive than people think. The average cost of a video game is $25 Million, and that's not including advertising. Landmark AAA games like Grand Theft Auto and Fallout, for example, cost upwards of $100 Million...