An unopened copy of Nintendo The legend of Zelda which was made in 1987 has sold at auction for $ 870,000. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said the video game sold out Friday.
The auction house said it was a rare version created during a limited production run that took place over a few months in late 1987. The legend of Zelda is a popular fantasy adventure game first released in 1986.
“The legend of Zelda marks the beginning of one of the most important sagas in gaming; its historical significance cannot be underestimated … it is a true collector’s piece, “said Valarie McLeckie, Heritage’s video game specialist, in a statement.
In April, the auction house sold an unopened copy of Nintendo Super Mario Bros.. which was purchased in 1
‘Legend of Zelda’ breaks world record to $ 870,000 to kick off Heritage Auctions Video Games event.
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