Retro Video Game Values Increase 33% Since the Start of COVID Lockdowns
DENVER, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceCharting.com completed a study of the video game market in the last year and found the average retro video game increased 33% from the start of the pandemic lockdowns in March 2020 until March 2021.
The average game price increased for every single console tracked in the study, which includes all major consoles released before Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
The consoles with the biggest increase in average game value:
The consoles with the smallest increase in average game value:
"Video game collecting became a very popular pandemic past time" said PriceCharting owner JJ Hendricks. "Game collecting is nostalgic, indoors, and isolated but it also has a big online community so collectors can socially distance while still connecting virtually."
PriceCharting.com is the industry standard price guide for video games and has been tracking game prices and game collecting trends since 2007.
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