Previously, an electronic tape The Legend of Zelda set a record with an auction of $ 870,000.
Last Friday, an unsealed NES tape The Legend of Zelda sold at auction for a record $870,000, setting the record for the highest-selling video game in history. history. However, just two days later, this record was broken with the price almost doubled.
An unsealed copy of Nintendo 64 Super Mario 64 has been auctioned on the Heritage Auctions platform. The final price that this electronic tape was paid for was $1.5 million, officially breaking the previous record two days ago.
In the past 12 months alone, collectors have successively broken records for video games sold for the highest prices in history.
July 10, 2020: a copy of Super Mario Bros. sold for $114,000.
November 23, 2020: a copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 sold for $156,000.
April 2, 2021: Super Mario Bros. sold for $660,000.
July 9, 2021: copy of The Legend of Zelda sells for $870,000.
July 11, 2021: Super Mario 64 copy sells for $1.56 million.