Super Mario Bros.. With a rare copy of ‘s selling for $2 million, it’s been proven once again that old games can make an insane amount of money. The new sale also broke the previous record of Super Mario 64, which took place in July and sold for 1.56 million.
The cartridge for the 1985 classic game was produced for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game is in very good condition with the seal intact and has been reviewed by video game rating agency Wata. 9. Rated 8 A+. The New York Times highlights that while the previous record holder was sold through an auction, the latest transaction is a bit more unique.
The game, Owned by a collectible asset company called Rally. This company buys valuable pieces and then lets people get a share of those items. When someone makes an offer to buy a particular product, investors vote among themselves to accept or reject the offer.
In this case, Rally is Super Mario Bros. cartridge in April 2020 140. Bought it for $1,000. That same year, an offer of $300,000 came to the company. But investors turned down the offer and kept the copy for more than a year. Finally, a buyer who wanted to remain anonymous offered to pay $2 million. This time around 75 percent of investors gave the green light to the deal.
Rally company deals with various items such as vintage cars, comics, books, games, historical documents and books. Among the valuables that the firm currently has are a copy of the Declaration of Independence, 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster, 1977 Star Wars #1 Comic Book and a 1976 Apple I computer signed by Wozniak.