According to BSG's public
Tarkov's main operating costs are from gun/gun part licensing fees and not maintaining servers.
That's why ARMA/COD and countless games all opt for fake gun names like M416, PM5, PM7, etc – to cut down on unnecessary costs.
It's apparently very expensive, and usually it's not worth the cost just for the added accuracy in names for the guns.
I do fully appreciate not having to see fake names for the guns, but I can see why BSG struggles to hire better developers and use more expensive servers – because licensing fees a bitch, and Nikita has taken 7,140,000£ for himself at the end of 2019(