Video games are a huge industry, with over 59 billion USD in sales in 2015. The process of making a video game is much more complex than you might think, involving a number of different disciplines and cross-generational teamwork. We’ve broken down the process into its component pieces so that you can see what roles each team member plays in order to make something like Overwatch possible.
The first stage of game development takes place. This is known as the pre-production phase, and it’s where all the work on a video game is done before the actual design work can begin.