June 1, 2023

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Sealed copy of Super Mario 64 sells for record-breaking $1.56m

A pristine sealed copy of Super Mario 64 has sold for $1.56m (£1.12m), setting a record for the highest amount anyone has paid for a video game at auction.

Heritage Auctions, which handled the sale, has shifted numerous rare games in the past, but nothing with a price close to this.

Still, interest in rare or vintage video games is on the rise. The previous record was set only last week, for an unopened NES copy of the original Legend of Zelda. That went for $878k (£633k).

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