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Top 10 Consoles’ second-hand games that had the highest sales during lockdown

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.

1PlayStation 2$5,896,979
2PlayStation 1$5,256,639
3Super Nintendo$4,879,727
4PlayStation 4$4,873,166
5Nintendo Switch$4,342,392
6Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)$4,310,967
8Xbox 360$3,734,129
9PlayStation 3$3,700,497
10Nintendo 64$3,400,332

* 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. 


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Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy
I am a computer guy by profession and a sports fanatic by choice.



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