Glass Bottom Games turns a profit on Skatebird, shares insight into early costs

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Jeffrey Rousseau

Studio founder Megan Fox provides details on skateboarding title’s finances and funding

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Today, independent game developer Glass Bottom Games revealed that Skatebird has become profitable.

In a twitter thread, studio founder and lead developer of the game Megan Fox discussed the game’s costs and finances.

Fox said that the skateboarding game had a budget of $201,000.

Fox further explained that the funds for the game weren’t available to the studio at the beginning of its three-year development cycle.

Funding was raised over the years from pre-sales on Kickstarter, platform advances, Patreon, and Fox’s personal savings.

“I’m not sitting on some huge

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