35-year-old sealed copy of Super Mario Bros sold for $114,000
New Delhi : Super Mario Bros is one of the games most 90s kids have grown playing off and this happens to be one of the most popular games in the history as well. It was first launched in 80s and since then the game has evolved too much but the gamers are still crazy about the one originally launched.
The Nintendo developed and published game’s 1985 mint copy was sold for a whopping 114,000 dollars at Heritage Auctions.
The record-breaking bid for the US version of Super Mario Bros bettered the bid that was called last year. The previous bid was 100,150 dollars for a similar copy of one of the greatest games of all time. When converted to Indian currency, the winning bid was a shocking Rs 85,72,287.
According to a journalist, this is the costliest bid ever made for a game copy. The buyer who made the winning bid chooses to remain anonymous.
The legendary arcade game was not only a fan-favorite but helped to revive the gaming industry in its prime. You could play this side-scrolling two-dimensional genre game either as Mario or his younger brother Luigi if you opt for the multiplayer option. The objective of the protagonist is to save Princess Toadstool from Bowser after fighting his army of soldiers and avoiding traps.