Unopened “Legend of Zelda” Game from 1987 Sells for $870,000

Legend Of Zelda Auction

This photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda. (Heritage Auctions via AP)

An unopened copy of Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda that was made in 1987 has sold at auction in Dallas for $870,000.

Heritage Auctions says the video game sold Friday. The auction house says it was a rare version that was created during a limited production run that took place during a few months in late 1987.

The Legend of Zelda is a popular fantasy adventure game that was first released in 1986.

In April, the auction house sold an unopened copy of Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. that was bought in 1986 and forgotten about in a desk drawer for $660,000.

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