As time passes, the costs of retro video video games has been climbing. Despite the value rising, the demand to buy them has largely remained the identical. Unfortunately, this has resulted in a state of affairs the place value gouging has turn into extra noticeable or, within the case of a sport that launched greater than 20 years in the past, they’ve sold for very irregular costs.
Popular auction home Heritage Auctions just lately concluded an auction of a sealed copy of Super Mario 64. In truth, the sealed copy was in such an wonderful situation that the WataGames gave it a 9.eight ranking on their scale. There is lower than 5 sealed copies of this sport on this situation, and it resulted within the copy promoting within the auction for $1,500,000.
This value has damaged a brand new document for a single online game auction. Amazingly, the earlier record-holder had managed to do this only some days in the past. On July ninth, a uncommon copy of The Legend Of Zelda on the NES sold for $870,000. The record-holder from earlier than that was an NES copy of Super Mario Bros that sold in April for $660,000.