Largest gaming collection sold at auction for US$750,250 | La mayor colección de juegos vendida en una subasta a US$ 750.250

The largest collection of video games
The largest collection of video games

[EN]: The largest collection of video games verified by the Guinness Book of World Records, which consists of over 11,000 games for multiples platforms, has been sold at an auction for US$750,250.

The collection, made by Michael Thomasson, was put on sale on June 11 and ended on Sunday, June 15, 2014. It took 56 bids for a bidder, peeps_10091970, to win to become the new owner of the biggest gaming collection ever.

There are important reasons for the sale of this unique collection, according to Thomasson: “I simply have an immediate family and extended family that have needs that need to be addressed. While I do not wish to part with these games, I have responsibilities that I have made to others and this auction is how I will help meet them. No worries, I’ve sold my collection many times in the past and still managed to capture Guinness’ attention, and it is entirely possible that I may again.”

[ES]: La mayor colección de videojuegos verificada por el Libro de Récords Guinness y que consta de más de 11.000 juegos para múltiples plataformas, se ha vendido en una subasta a US$750,250.

La colección, hecha por Michael Thomasson, fue puesta en venta el 11 de junio y finalizó el domingo, 15 de junio de 2014. Se tardaron 56 ofertas para que un postor, peeps_10091970, de ganar para convertirse en el nuevo propietario de la colección de videojuegos más grande.

Hay razones importantes por la venta de esta colección única, según Thomasson:. “Yo simplemente tengo una familia inmediata y extensa que tienen necesidades que deben abordarse. Mientras que yo no quiero separarme de estos juegos, tengo responsabilidades que he hecho a otros y esta subasta es cómo voy a ayudar a satisfacer a ellos. No te preocupes, he vendido mi colección muchas veces en el pasado y aún he logrado captar la atención de Guinness, y es muy posible que se me permite de nuevo”.

[Source/Fuente]: Polygon.com: The world’s largest video game collection sells for $750K at auction [http://www.polygon.com/2014/6/17/5818970/worlds-largest-video-game-collection-750k-auction] via GameGavel.com: The World’s Largest Video Game Collection recognized by Guinness – 11,000+ Games [http://www.gamegavel.com/item.cgi?show_item=958029#images].

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