A rare copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 sold for 20 156,000 on November 20. The popular Nintendo Entertainment System game has been sealed since 1990, and featured special prints on its cover.
Despite being released in 1990, many critics and fans still consider Super Mario Bros. 3 to be the best anteater of the series. The genre-defining title began at the tail end of NES’s life cycle, and has been described as a masterpiece.
Decades later, after a player spent a record-breaking $ 156k to buy a game at auction, it was back in the spotlight again. The rare Nintendo Integration that was sealed for 30 years is now the most expensive game of all time.
Sealed Super Mario Bros. 3 sells for a mind-blowing sum
In 2020, the value of past video game items has exploded. 90s kids are now adults and willing to give an absurd amount of cash to recapture their childhood sorrows. For example, a copy of Pokકેmon Red and Yellow sold for over 162k at a November 21 auction.
The sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 has now set a new world record and has become the most valuable game ever sold at 6 156,000 at the Heritage Auction. On November 20, a fan of the groundbreaking NES title stripped home-storageable.
Before digging up your old Nintendo games in the garage, it should be pointed out that the collection has been sealed since 1990 and is in an ancient condition. Popular grading company Wata took a look at the item, giving it a rating of 9.2 – or A +.
The item was also a sacred grail for Mario collectors as it featured a rarely printed version of the artwork. “Copies of the game” Bros. “Also rarely seen in a sealed position, formatted on the left side and above Marion’s glove,” the auction list read.
According to some reports, many did not even know the sealed version of the unique printed game that existed. The fact that the unknown can be found from a repository is interesting, to say the least. Who knows what the next title will be to break the record.
It should also be said that Super Mario Bros. 3 is now the most valuable game on record in terms of selling at auction. There are many other rare games like the infamous Gold Nintendo World Championship cartridge that might get more if any collector is willing to part with the scary thing.
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