An original packed "super mario bros."-computer game from 1985 is a record in the usa for a record amount of 660.000 us dollars (about 561.000 euro) has been auctioned. This is a world record for a video game in auction, the auktionshaus heritage auctions announced on friday (local time) in texan dallas.
Located in drawer for 36 years
Heritage had a comparable game last july for the then record amount of 114.000 us dollars auctioned. A copy of part 3 of the same game series was auctioned a few months later even for a more high amount. The japanese company nintendo had the now world-famous video game "super mario bros." 1985 launched.
The auctioned on friday nintendo classics had been in extremely good condition, heritage said. The video game was bought in 1985 as a christmas present and then disappeared in a drawer for 36 years. "It was all the time down in my burel desk," said the game owner who wanted to stay anonymous, according to communication. Only this year he was back to it.