Sealed Super Mario Bros. sells for $660,000, shattering record for most expensive game ever – Jay Peters

Image: Heritage Auctions

A sealed copy of the NES classic Super Mario Bros. sold for an incredible $660,000 at Heritage Auctions on Friday, more than quadrupling the previous record for the most expensive game ever.

This isn’t the first time Super Mario Bros. has held the record: a mint copy of the US version of the game sold for $114,000 in July 2020 (which broke the record of $100,150 set by another copy of Super Mario Bros. in February 2019). In November, however, a different title set a new record: a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 sold for $156,000, making it the most expensive video game ever sold until today.

Here is what makes the version of Super Mario Bros. that sold today so special, according to Heritage Auctions:

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