Unlike the film industry (where months of editing, color correction, and releasing the film is involved), postproduction in the game industry is a relatively short period (when compared to the actual production phase, anyway). The game, for all practical purposes, is pretty much finished at this point. Postproduction in the video game industry is more about wrapping up the production and preparing for the next project. There are also some inescapable necessities that must be performed at the end of the production cycle to ensure that your product will be available throughout the world, that it will sell, and that you will be in a position to launch your next title—such as setting up a customer support network and being prepared ...

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