You want to make a few of your old things to make money? Then look for retro games in any case – because they are currently worth a real asset. Who calls the right games his own, can dust hundreds of euros at once.

Pokémon & Co: Old games are becoming more valuable

Anyone who got rather late into gaming and now later in Lockdown wants to catch up on a few old classics, who must grab deep into the bag. Not only old consoles are now on eBay and Co. traded on moon prices, even retro games have become damn expensive.

Especially old Nintendo games seem to have won properly in recent months. The perfect occasion to take a look at the loft of the parents and look for the lost estimates of their own childhood. Well-preserved pokémon games of the first generation with original packaging are now traded for around 150 euros . Even more valuable are the games of the second generation: Collectors create around 180-200 euros for this purpose.

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But SNES classics are incredibly valuable. For Super Metroid with OVP prices are called from 250 to 300 euros , Secret of Mana costs proud 90 to 120 euros (Source: BusinessInsider).

If you are already in the attic for treasure hunting anyway, then look for the following things: _

Retro games will appreciate: demand is high, the offer small

But not only old Nintendo games have become more valuable over the last few years. The site calculates an average sales value of all vintage games and represents the development in an interesting graph:

While the relevant games only more than 10 years ago brought on average about 7 US dollars, the purchase price has risen to more than 27 US dollars . No wonder: Finally, the game offer is always smaller over time. The age sets the modules and packages so strongly with non-professional storage so that they are breaking. Added to this is the increased interest of the Corona pandemic, which also ensures a price increase (Source:

So if you have a few old Nintendo or Sega games in stock, you can do it rightly ashes. A look in the old nursery cabinet could be worthwhile – and your parents are certainly happy when they come past them.