A Copy Of Super Mario Bros. For NES Just Smashed World Records, AGAIN

We’re still waiting for Beanie Babies to be worth something.

Hey, remember last month when a sealed copy of Super Mario 64 sold for a record-breaking $1.56 million? The previous record of most expensive video game was set just days earlier, when an ultra-rare copy of The Legend of Zelda on NES reached a (then) record-breaking $870,000 at auction. That copy of Zelda beat out the previous record, which was set in March 2021, when a copy of Super Mario Bros. sold for $660,000, which in turn beat the previous record of $156,000 set by Super Mario Bros. 3 in November, 2020.

You can probably guess what’s coming next. The record has been set once again by a never-been-opened copy of Super Mario Bros. for the NES, which was sold on collectibles site Rally for a moustache-watering $2 million — which, for anyone keeping track, is over ten times the amount that was world-record-setting in 2020.

Read the full article on nintendolife.com