Anonymous Auction Bidder Breaks Record For Price Of Video Game

Jul 13, 2020
Originally published on July 13, 2020 6:50 am
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NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. An anonymous bidder at a Dallas-based auction paid $114,000 for a video game, not just any video game, an unopened copy of Super Mario Brothers from 1985. That auction bid set a record. But here's something remarkable. The previous record paid at auction for a video game was set by someone buying a different copy of the brothers Mario. '80s babies, maybe check your attics. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.