Random: Fake Nintendo Soundtracks Are Apparently Being Sold At Rip Off Prices

Banjo would be so disappointed.

Nintendo hasn’t had the best track record when it comes to making music readily available to the masses, with the publisher issuing strikes against multiple YouTube users for using (or even just covering) its music online. This latest piece of news, however, signals more than ever that it to make some huge strides in distributing its various soundtracks far better than it’s been doing so far.

As reported by VGC, it’s been claimed that bootleg copies of soundtracks from games like Super Mario 64 and Banjo-Kazooie are being sold online for up to hundreds of dollars to users in the UK and Japan. This comes from a collector of Rare merchandise called CaptainBreegull on Twitter, who bought a copy of the Banjo-Kazooie soundtrack from a user on eBay for $30 to verify its authenticity. Turns out the CD is entirely fake, with key differences in the cover art and CD itself.

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