Super Mario Bros. is the series' best-selling game with over 40.24 million copies sold, and among one of the best-selling video games of all time.

The Super Mario series is the best selling video game franchise. Over 84 of the games within the series have managed to sell over 1 million copies, and this doesn't include titles from the Yoshi, Wario, or Donkey Kong games which take place within the Mario universe.

Million sellers

# Title Year Platform(s) Sales Ref(s)
01 Super Mario Bros Logo.png 1985 NES platform icon.png 40.24 [1]
02 Mario Kart Wii logo.png 2008 Wii platform icon.png 37.38 [2]
03 New Super Mario Bros..svg 2006 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 30.80 [3]
04 New Super Mario Bros. Wii logo.svg 2009 Wii platform icon.png 30.32 [2]
05 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo.png 2017 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 28.99 [4]
06 Mario Kart DS logo.png 2005 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 23.60 [3]
07 Super Mario World.svg 1990 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 20.61 [5]
08 Super Mario Odyssey logo.png 2017 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 18.99 [4]
09 Mario Kart 7 logo.png 2011 3DS platform icon.png 18.92 [6]
10 Super Mario Land Logo.png 1989 Game Boy platform icon.png 18.14 [5]
11 Mariobros3-0.png 1988 NES platform icon.png 17.28 [5]
12 New Super Mario Bros 2.png 2012 3DS platform icon.png 13.37 [6]
13 Super Mario Galaxy Logo.png 2007 Wii platform icon.png 12.80 [2]
14 Super Mario 3D Land.png 2011 3DS platform icon.png 12.77 [6]
15 Super Mario Party.svg 2018 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 12.10 [4]
16 Super Mario 64 logo.png 1996 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 11.91 [5]
17 Gbsupermarioland2.png 1992 Game Boy platform icon.png 11.18 [5]
18 SM64DS.png 2004 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 11.06 [3]
19 Super Mario All-Stars 1993 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 10.55 [5]
20 Mario Kart 64 1996 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 9.87 [5]
21 Mario Party DS logo.png 2007 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 9.31 [5]
22 Mario Party 8 Logo.png 2007 Wii platform icon.png 8.85 [5]
23 Super Mario Kart 1992 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 8.76 [5]
24 Logo EN - Mario Kart 8.png 2014 Wii U platform icon.png 8.45 [7]
25 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe logo.png 2019 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 8.32 [4]
26 Super Mario Bros. 2.png 1988 NES platform icon.png 7.46 [5]
27 Super Mario Galaxy 2.png 2010 Wii platform icon.png 7.41 [5]
28 Mario Kart Double Dash.png 2003 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 6.96 [5]
29 Super Smash Sunshine.png 2002 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 6.28 [5]
30 Mario Kart Super Circuit logo.png 2001 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 5.91 [5]
31 Super Mario 3D World logo.png 2013 Wii U platform icon.png 5.86 [7]
32 New Super Mario Bros. U logo.png 2012 Wii U platform icon.png 5.81 [7]
33 Super Mario Advance 2.png 2001 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 5.69 [5]
34 Super Mario Advance.png 2001 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 5.57 [8]
35 Super Mario Maker 2 logo 1.svg 2019 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 5.48 [9]
36 Super Mario Advance 4.png 2003 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 5.43 [8]
37 Dr Mario Logo.png 1990 Game Boy platform icon.png 5.34 [10]
38 Super Mario 3D All-Stars logo.png 2020 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 5.21 [11]
39 WLSML3 logo.png 1994 Game Boy platform icon.png 5.19 [8]
40 SMBDX logo.png 1999 Game Boy Color platform icon.png 5.07 [8]
41 Dr Mario Logo.png 1990 NES platform icon.png 4.85 [12]
42 MandLBISlogo.png 2009 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 4.13 [13]
43 Super Mario World 2 Yoshi's Island Logo.png 1995 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 4.12 [14]
44 Super Mario Maker - Logo 01.svg 2015 Wii U platform icon.png 4.02 [7]
45 Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS.svg 2016 3DS platform icon.png 3.68 [15]
46 New Super Luigi U.png 2013 Wii U platform icon.png 3.06 [7]
47 Super Mario Advance 3.png 2002 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 2.83 [8]
48 OrigamiKingLogo.png 2020 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 2.82 [11]
49 Mario Tennis Aces logo.png 2018 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 3.06 [15]
50 MPIT Logo.png 2013 3DS platform icon.png 2.9 [15]
51 Mario Party 9 Logo.png 2012 Wii platform icon.png 2.73 [16]
52 Mario Party original logo.png 1998 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 2.7 [8]
53 SMB2 JP English logo.png 1986 NES platform icon.png 2.65 [8]
54 Mario and Luigi - Dream Team Logo.png 2013 3DS platform icon.png 2.65 [15]
55 MRKB Logo.png 2017 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 2.5 [17][18]
56 Mario Party 2 logo.png 1999 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 2.48 [8]
57 Mario Tennis original logo.png 2000 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 2.32 [8]
58 MarioPaint logo.png 1992 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 2.31 [8]
59 Super Paper Mario.png 2007 Wii platform icon.png 2.28 [19]
60 Super Mario All Stars.png 2011 Wii platform icon.png 2.24 [13]
61 Mario Bros logo.png 1983 NES platform icon.png 2.28 [8]
62 Classic NES SMB.png 2004 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 2.27 [8]
63 Mario Party 10.png 2015 Wii U platform icon.png 2.22 [7]
64 Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga original.png 2003 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 2.15 [8]
65 Super Mario RPG Logo.png 1996 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 2.14 [8]
66 Mario Party 4.png 2002 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 2 [20][21]
67 Paper Mario 1000 Year Door.png 2004 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.63 [20][22]
68 Paper Mario Sticker Star.png 2012 3DS platform icon.png 1.97 [23]
69 Mario Party 7 logo.png 2005 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.86 [24]
70 Mario Party 3 Transparent.png 2000 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 1.91 [8]
71 Mariovsdonkeykong-minilandmayhem.svg 2010 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 1.78 [13]
72 MSCLogo.jpg 2007 Wii platform icon.png 1.77 [19]
73 Mariotennisopenlogo.png 2013 3DS platform icon.png 1.57 [15]
74 Mario Sports Mix logo.png 2011 Wii platform icon.png 1.54 [13]
75 Mario Party 5.png 2003 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.5 [25][21]
76 Mario Hoops 3 On 3 Logo.png 2006 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 1.5 [26]
77 Mario Golf Logo.png 1999 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 1.47 [8]
78 Mario and Luigi Partners in Time logo.png 2005 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 1.39 [26]
79 Paper Mario 1 Logo.png 2000 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 1.37 [8]
80 Mario vs. Donkey Kong GBA logo.png 2004 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 1.37 [8]
81 Mario Super Sluggers.svg 2008 Wii platform icon.png 1.26 [27]
82 Mario vs Donkey Kong 2 logo.png 2006 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 1.24 [26]
83 Mario Golf Toadstool Tour logo.png 2003 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.22 [20][21]
84 Super Mario Strikers Logo.png 2005 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.2 [24]
85 Mario Tennis original logo.png 2000 Game Boy Color platform icon.png 1.18 [8]
86 Mario Luigi Paper Jam logo.png 2015 3DS platform icon.png 1.06 [15]
87 Mario Party 6 Logo.png 2004 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1 [28]

By sub-series

Super Mario

Super Mario.svg

The following lists the best-selling Super Mario games. This list does not include remakes and spin-offs.

# Title Year Platform(s) Sales Ref(s)
01 Super Mario Bros..png 1985 NES platform icon.png 40.24 [1]
02 New Super Mario Bros..svg 2006 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 30.80 [3]
03 New Super Mario Bros. Wii logo.svg 2009 Wii platform icon.png 30.32 [2]
04 Super Mario World Logo.png 1990 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 20.61 [5]
05 Super Mario Odyssey logo.png 2017 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 18.99 [4]
06 Super Mario Land Logo.png 1989 Game Boy platform icon.png 18.14 [5]
07 Super Mario Bros. 3.png 1988 NES platform icon.png 17.28 [5]
08 New Super Mario Bros 2.png 2012 3DS platform icon.png 13.37 [6]
09 Super Mario Galaxy Logo.png 2007 Wii platform icon.png 12.80 [2]
10 Super Mario 3D Land Logo.png 2011 3DS platform icon.png 12.77 [6]
11 Super Mario All Stars.png 1993 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 12.70 [5]
12 Super Mario 64 Logo.png 1996 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 11.91 [5]
13 Super Mario Land 2 6 Goldend Coins Logo.png 1992 Game Boy platform icon.png 11.18 [5]
14 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe logo.png 2019 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 8.32 [4]
15 Super Mario Bros. 2.png 1988 NES platform icon.png 7.46 [5]
16 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Logo.png 2010 Wii platform icon.png 7.41 [5]
17 Super Smash Sunshine.png 2002 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 6.28 [5]
18 Super Mario 3D World logo.png 2013 Wii U platform icon.png 5.86 [7]
19 New Super Mario Bros. U logo.png 2012 Wii U platform icon.png 5.81 [7]
20 Super Mario Maker 2 logo 1.svg 2019 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 5.48 [9]
21 Super Mario 3D All-Stars logo.png 2020 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 5.21 [11]
22 Super Mario Maker - Logo 01.svg 2015 Wii U platform icon.png 4.02 [7]
23 Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS.svg 2016 3DS platform icon.png 3.68 [15]
24 SMB2 JP English logo.png 1986 NES platform icon.png 2.65 [8]
25 Super Mario All Stars.png 2011 Wii platform icon.png 2.24 [13]

Mario Kart

Mario Kart Logo.png

This is the list of best-selling games in the Mario Kart sub-series.

# Title Year Platform(s) Sales Ref(s)
01 Mario Kart Wii logo.png 2008 Wii platform icon.png 37.38 [2]
02 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo.png 2017 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 28.99 [4]
03 Mario Kart DS logo.png 2005 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 23.60 [3]
04 Mario Kart 7 logo.png 2011 3DS platform icon.png 18.92 [6]
05 Mario Kart 64.png 1996 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 9.87 [5]
06 Super Mario Kart.png 1992 Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon.png 8.76 [5]
07 Logo EN - Mario Kart 8.png 2014 Wii U platform icon.png 8.45 [7]
08 Mario Kart Double Dash.png 2003 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 6.96 [5]
09 Mario Kart Super Circuit logo.png 2001 Game Boy Advance platform icon.png 5.90 [5]

Mario Party

Mario Party Logo.png

This is the following list of best-selling games in the Mario Party spin-off series.

# Title Year Platform(s) Sales Ref(s)
01 Super Mario Party.svg 2018 Nintendo Switch platform icon.png 12.10 [4]
02 Mario Party DS logo.png 2006 Nintendo DS platform icon.png 9.31 [29][5]
03 Mario Party 8 Logo.png 2007 Wii platform icon.png 8.85 [29][5]
04 MPIT Logo.png 2013 3DS platform icon.png 2.9 [15]
05 Mario Party 9 Logo.png 2012 Wii platform icon.png 2.73 [16]
06 Mario Party original logo.png 1998 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 2.7 [8]
07 Mario Party 2 logo.png 1999 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 2.48 [8]
08 Mario Party 10.png 2015 Wii U platform icon.png 2.25 [7]
09 Mario Party 4.png 2002 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 2 [20][21]
10 Mario Party 3 Transparent.png 2000 Nintendo 64 platform icon.png 1.91 [8]
11 Mario Party 7 logo.png 2005 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.86 [24]
12 Mario Party 5.png 2003 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1.5 [25][21]
13 Mario Party 6 Logo.png 2004 Nintendo GameCube platform icon.png 1 [28]

References

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Best-Selling Wii Games
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Best-Selling Nintendo DS Games
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 30 Best-Selling Super Mario Games of All Time on the Plumber's 30th Birthday
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  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22 CESA Games White Papers. Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association.
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  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 The Magic Box - US Platinum Chart Games Mario Party 4 US sales - 1.10 million; Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door US sales - 1.23 million; Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour US sales - 1.03 million
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 GrlD S111 - GCN all - Garaph (archived) Mario Party 4 JP sales - 902,348; Mario Party 5 JP sales - 697,462; Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour JP sales - 192,802
  22. Nintendo GameCube Japanese ranking Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door JP sales - 409,600
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