Unopened Legend of Zelda game from 1987 sells for US$870,000

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DALLAS: An unopened transcript of Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda that was made successful 1987 has sold astatine auction for US$870,000.

Heritage Auctions successful Dallas said the video crippled sold connected Friday (Jul 10).

The auction location said it was a uncommon mentation that was created during a constricted accumulation tally that took spot during a fewer months successful precocious 1987. The Legend of Zelda is simply a fashionable phantasy escapade crippled that was archetypal released successful 1986.

“The Legend of Zelda marks the opening of 1 of the astir important sagas successful gaming; its humanities value can’t beryllium understated ... it is simply a existent collector’s piece,” Valarie McLeckie, Heritage’s video crippled specialist, said successful a statement.

In April, the auction location sold an unopened transcript of Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros that was bought successful 1986 and forgotten astir successful a table drawer for US$660,000.

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