If you need a pristine copy of Super Mario Bros. 3, hope you’re saving coins as the sealed version of the game is on sale at auction for $ 156k (£ 117k)-the most expensive Video titles have been won The game has been sold at auction so far.
The sealed variant of the NES game was sold by Texas-based auctioneer Heritage Auctions last Friday, and a copy of it was sold for $ 114,000 (£ 85,000) in July before the title owner’s Super Mario Bros. Defeated Mario Bros.
The copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 was not only in good condition, but also had a good package layout. “Sealed copies with the word” broth “are very rare. Formatted on the left, covering one of Mario’s signature white gloves, “Heritage Auctions explained. “Collectors have spent years looking for such a version, the earliest version of Super Mario Bros. 3 in production history, but it usually comes empty-handed.”
The bid started at $ 62.5k (£ 46.8k), but 20 bidders participated, pushing the copy to a record final.
At the same auction, a sealed copy of Pokemon Red sold for $ 84,000 (£ 62.8 thousand), which itself broke the record for the highest price paid for a Pokemon title. I think Team Rocket has once again proved that they will do anything to get Pikachu.