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On Friday, when I expounded on how a fixed duplicate of The Legend of Zelda for the NES sold for an eye-popping $870,000 at closeout and set another standard for the most costly computer game at any point sold, I pondered which game would be quick to sell for in excess of 1,000,000. Only two days after the fact, I have my answer: a fixed duplicate of the Nintendo 64 exemplary Super Mario 64 sold for a surprising $1,560,000 at Heritage Auctions on Sunday, crushing the record that had quite recently been asserted by The Legend of Zelda.
In the course of recent months, the record for the most costly computer game at any point has risen drastically. Here’s the course of events of the record, the extent that I am mindful:
July tenth, 2020: duplicate of Super Mario Bros. sells for $114,000
November 23rd, 2020: duplicate of Super Mario Bros. 3 sells for $156,000
April second, 2021: duplicate of Super Mario Bros. sells for $660,000
July ninth, 2021: duplicate of The Legend of Zelda sells for $870,000
July eleventh, 2021: duplicate of Super Mario 64 sells for $1,560,000
It’s difficult computer games that have soar. The worth of Pokémon cards has been on a tear, as well, and eBay even declared a component for its application to make it simpler to examine exchanging cards to sell on the closeout site. The costs of NFTs, a type of computerized collectibles, is by all accounts dropping, however.