With gaming becoming a more popular pastime during the COVID-19 pandemic, some video games have seen a significant rise in value, so now might be a good time to look through your old video games to see if you have a fortune lying around.
Research conducted by Paxful looked at the value of the global resale market for second-hand video games during lockdown to find out which games have been sold for the most money during this time period.
The analysis reveals that over $68,175,904 was spent on second-hand video games during the global lockdown period. Second-hand games for PlayStation 2, originally released in the year 2000, are trading for the most money overall on the open resale market.
|6||Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)||$4,310,967|
* Data represents sales between March 2020 and January 2021. The overall number of sales across both vintage video games and second-hand games was: 3,861,263 sales.
* Sales data for second-hand games are based on loose (used) and complete-in-box (CIB) prices for each video game in our analysis.