As we all know, video game cartridges are now being sold for gold. Collectors of all kinds who knew or wanted to keep these precious treasures of the past (or those who will be later) are now considered informed businessmen and not just fans of video games. A new “affair” reminds us in a devastating way.
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This is what The Verge revealed that got wind of a version of Super Mario Bros. NES completely solid and under “bell”, and therefore for the trifle of … $ 600,000 !
The next for a million?
The tweet in question even speaks of the “most expensive game ever”. So far this has undoubtedly been the case, but it is easy to imagine that the sequel will be very successful even for some discerning collectors.
– The Verge (@verge) April 2, 2021
A gold cartridge
Nintendolife It rightly reminds us that last year another sealed cartridge from Super Mario Bros. NES was auctioned for $ 114,000. The new cartridge in question with the same title, which was in great demand due to its rarity, was all at once $ 310,000 at auction
When we know that there are no less than 40 million copies of in total Super Marios Bros. NES, we imagine some people still have in their box (without knowing it?) A “sealed” treasure of war that only begs to leave its long-term home to get on the shelf of a potential wealthy collector . .
Finally, remember that the Nintendo PlayStation sold for $ 310,000, even at auctions, despite a bid turned down $ 1.2 million …