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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NA)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the series' best-selling game with over 60 million copies sold, and among one of the best-selling video games of all time.

This is the list of all the best-selling games in the entire Mario series. The Super Mario series is the best-selling video game franchise. Over 85 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.

Please note: some of the games listed may not be up-to-date and are subject to change overtime.

Million sellers[]

Title(s) Year(s) System(s) Sales (millions) Ref(s)
Logo EN - Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo
2014-2017 25Wii U 28Nintendo Switch 70.43 [1][2]
Super Mario Bros Logo 1985 04Nintendo Entertainment System 40.24 [3]
Mario Kart Wii logo 2008 20Wii 37.38 [4]
New Super Mario Bros. 2006 17Nintendo DS 30.80 [5]
New Super Mario Bros. Wii logo 2009 20Wii 30.32 [4]
Super Mario Odyssey logo 2017 28Nintendo Switch 27.96 [2]
New Super Mario Bros. U logo New Super Luigi U
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe logo
2012-2019 25Wii U 28Nintendo Switch 26.34 [1][2]
Mario Kart DS logo 2005 17Nintendo DS 23.60 [5]
Super Mario World 1990 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 20.61 [6]
Super Mario Party 2018 28Nintendo Switch 20.66 [2]
Super Mario 3D World logo Super Mario 3D World Bowser's Fury logo 2013-2021 25Wii U 28Nintendo Switch 19.36 [1][7]
Mario Kart 7 logo 2011 23Nintendo 3DS 18.99 [8]
Super Mario Land Logo 1989 06Game Boy 18.14 [6]
Mariobros3-0 1988 04Nintendo Entertainment System 17.28 [6]
Super Mario Bros Wonder logo 2023 28Nintendo Switch 13.44 [7]
New Super Mario Bros 2 2012 23Nintendo 3DS 13.42 [8]
Mario Party Superstars logo 2021 28Nintendo Switch 12.89 [7]
Super Mario 3D Land 2011 23Nintendo 3DS 12.88 [8]
Super Mario Galaxy Logo 2007 20Wii 12.80 [4]
Super Mario All Stars
(SNES) (Wii)
1993-2011 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 20Wii 12.79 [6][9]
Super Mario 64 official logo 1996 11Nintendo 64 11.91 [6]
Gbsupermarioland2 1992 06Game Boy 11.18 [6]
SM64DS 2004 17Nintendo DS 11.06 [5]
Dr Mario Logo 1990 04Nintendo Entertainment System 06Game Boy 10.19 [10][11]
Mario Kart 64 1996 11Nintendo 64 9.87 [6]
Mario Party DS logo 2007 17Nintendo DS 9.31 [6]
Super Mario 3D All-Stars logo 2020 28Nintendo Switch 9.07 [12]
Mario Party 8 Logo 2007 20Wii 8.85 [6]
Super Mario Kart 1992 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 8.76 [6]
Super Mario Maker 2 logo 1 2019 28Nintendo Switch 8.42 [12]
Super Mario Maker - Logo 01 Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS 2015-2016 25Wii U 23Nintendo 3DS 7.78 [1][13]
Super Mario Bros. 2 1988 04Nintendo Entertainment System 7.46 [6]
Super Mario Galaxy 2 logo 2010 20Wii 7.41 [6]
Mario Kart Double Dash 2003 16Nintendo GameCube 6.96 [6]
Super Mario Sunshine NA logo 2002 16Nintendo GameCube 6.28 [6]
Mario Kart Super Circuit logo 2001 14Game Boy Advance 5.91 [6]
Super Mario Advance 2 2001 14Game Boy Advance 5.69 [6]
Super Mario Advance 2001 14Game Boy Advance 5.57 [14]
Super Mario Advance 4 2003 14Game Boy Advance 5.43 [14]
WLSML3 logo 1994 06Game Boy 5.19 [14]
SMBDX logo 1999 13Game Boy Color 5.07 [14]
MandLBISlogo 2009 17Nintendo DS 4.56 [15]
Mario Tennis Aces logo 2018 28Nintendo Switch 4.50 [12]
Super Paper Mario 2007 20Wii 4.32 [16]
Super Mario World 2 Yoshi's Island Logo 1995 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 4.12 [17]
Mario Tennis original logo
(N64) (GBC)
2000 11Nintendo 64 13Game Boy Color 3.50 [14]
OrigamiKingLogo 2020 28Nintendo Switch 3.47 [12]
Super Mario RPG 29 2023 28Nintendo Switch 3.31 [7]
Mario Party 9 Logo 2012 20Wii 3.11 [16]
MarioRabbidsSparksOfHope logo 2022 28Nintendo Switch 3 [18]
MPIT Logo 2013 23Nintendo 3DS 2.93 [13]
Super Mario Advance 3 2002 14Game Boy Advance 2.83 [14]
Mario Party original logo 1998 11Nintendo 64 2.7 [14]
Mario and Luigi - Dream Team Logo 2013 23Nintendo 3DS 2.7 [19]
SMB2 JP English logo 1986 04Nintendo Entertainment System 2.65 [14]
MSCLogo 2007 20Wii 2.60 [16]
Mario Strikers Battle League logo 2022 28Nintendo Switch 2.54 [20]
MRKB Logo 2017 28Nintendo Switch 2.50 [21][22]
Mario Golf Super Rush logo 2021 28Nintendo Switch 2.48 [23]
Mario Party 2 logo 1999 11Nintendo 64 2.48 [14]
Paper Mario Sticker Star 2012 23Nintendo 3DS 2.48 [13]
Mario Party 4 2002 16Nintendo GameCube 2.46 [16]
Mario Super Sluggers 2008 20Wii 2.32 [16]
MarioPaint logo 1992 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 2.31 [14]
Mario Bros logo 1983 04Nintendo Entertainment System 2.28 [14]
Classic NES SMB 2004 14Game Boy Advance 2.27 [14]
Mario Party 10 2015 25Wii U 2.26 [1]
Mario Party 5 2003 16Nintendo GameCube 2.17 [16]
Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga original 2003 14Game Boy Advance 2.15 [24]
Super Mario RPG Logo 1996 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 2.14 [14]
Mario Party 7 logo 2005 16Nintendo GameCube 2.08 [16]
Mario Sports Mix logo 2011 20Wii 1.98 [16]
Mario Party 3 Transparent 2000 11Nintendo 64 1.91 [14]
Paper Mario 1000 Year Door 2004 16Nintendo GameCube 1.91 [16]
MarioPowerTennisWiimakelogo 2009 20Wii 1.79 [16]
Mariovsdonkeykong-minilandmayhem 2010 17Nintendo DS 1.78 [9]
Mario and Luigi Partners in Time logo 2005 17Nintendo DS 1.73 [25]
Mario kart live home circuit 2020 28Nintendo Switch 1.73 [26]
Mario Party 6 Logo 2004 16Nintendo GameCube 1.63 [16]
Super Mario Strikers Logo 2005 16Nintendo GameCube 1.6 [16]
Mariotennisopenlogo 2013 23Nintendo 3DS 1.57 [16]
Mario Hoops 3 On 3 Logo 2006 17Nintendo DS 1.5 [27]
Mario Golf Logo (N64) 1999 11Nintendo 64 1.47 [14]
Paper Mario 1 Logo 2000 11Nintendo 64 1.37 [14]
Mario vs. Donkey Kong GBA logo 2004 14Game Boy Advance 1.37 [14]
Mario Golf Toadstool Tour logo 2003 16Nintendo GameCube 1.27 [16]
Mariovsdonkeykong2-marchoftheminis 2006 17Nintendo DS 1.24 [27]
Paper Mario Color Splash logo 2020 25Wii U 1.19 [16]
Mario Power Tennis logo 2004 16Nintendo GameCube 1.16 [16]
Mario vs Donkey-Kong logo Switch 2024 28Nintendo Switch 1.12 [7]
Mario Luigi Paper Jam logo 2015 23Nintendo 3DS 1.08 [28]
Mario Superstars Baseball 2005 16Nintendo GameCube 1.05 [16]

By sub-series[]

Super Mario[]

Super Mario

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

Title Year Platform Sales (millions) Ref(s)
Super Mario Bros Logo 1985 04Nintendo Entertainment System 40.24
New Super Mario Bros. 2006 17Nintendo DS 30.80
New Super Mario Bros. Wii logo 2009 20Wii 30.32
Super Mario Odyssey logo 2017 28Nintendo Switch 27.96
Super Mario World 1990 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 20.61
Super Mario Land Logo 1989 06Game Boy 18.14 [6]
Mariobros3-0 1988 04Nintendo Entertainment System 17.28 [6]
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe logo 2019 28Nintendo Switch 17.45
Super Mario 3D World Bowser's Fury logo 2021 28Nintendo Switch 13.47 [7]
Super Mario Bros Wonder logo 2023 28Nintendo Switch 13.44 [7]
New Super Mario Bros 2 2012 23Nintendo 3DS 13.42 [8]
Super Mario 3D Land 2011 23Nintendo 3DS 12.88 [8]
Super Mario Galaxy Logo 2007 20Wii 12.80 [4]
Super Mario 64 official logo 1996 11Nintendo 64 11.91 [6]
Gbsupermarioland2 1992 06Game Boy 11.18 [6]
SM64DS 2004 17Nintendo DS 11.06 [5]
Super Mario 3D All-Stars logo 2020 28Nintendo Switch 9.07 [26]
Super Mario Maker 2 logo 1 2019 28Nintendo Switch 8.42 [26]
Super Mario Bros. 2 1988 04Nintendo Entertainment System 7.46 [6]
Super Mario Galaxy 2 2010 20Wii 7.41 [6]
Super Mario Sunshine 2002 16Nintendo GameCube 6.28 [6]
Super Mario 3D World logo 2013 25Wii U 5.89 [1]
New Super Mario Bros. U logo 2012 25Wii U 5.82 [1]
Super Mario Maker - Logo 01 2015 25Wii U 4.02 [1]
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS 2016 23Nintendo 3DS 3.68 [16]
SMB2 JP English logo 1986 04Nintendo Entertainment System 2.65 [14]

Mario Kart[]

Mario Kart Logo

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

Title Year Platform Sales (millions) Ref(s)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe logo 2017 28Nintendo Switch 61.97 [2]
Mario Kart Wii logo 2008 20Wii 37.38 [4]
Mario Kart DS logo 2005 17Nintendo DS 23.60 [5]
Mario Kart 7 logo 2011 23Nintendo 3DS 18.99 [8]
Mario Kart 64 1996 11Nintendo 64 9.87 [6]
Super Mario Kart 1992 08Super Nintendo Entertainment System 8.76 [6]
Logo EN - Mario Kart 8 2014 25Wii U 8.46 [1]
Mario Kart Double Dash 2003 16Nintendo GameCube 6.96 [6]
Mario Kart Super Circuit logo 2001 14Game Boy Advance 5.90 [6]
Mario kart live home circuit 2020 28Nintendo Switch 1.73 [26]

Mario Party[]

Mario Party Logo

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

Title Year Platform Sales (millions) Ref(s)
Super Mario Party 2018 28Nintendo Switch 20.66 [2]
Mario Party Superstars logo 2021 28Nintendo Switch 12.89 [7]
Mario Party DS logo 2006 17Nintendo DS 9.31 [29][6]
Mario Party 8 Logo 2007 20Wii 8.85 [29][6]
Mario Party 9 Logo 2012 20Wii 3.11 [16]
MPIT Logo 2013 23Nintendo 3DS 2.9 [16]
Mario Party original logo 1998 11Nintendo 64 2.7 [14]
Mario Party 2 logo 1999 11Nintendo 64 2.48 [14]
Mario Party 4 2002 16Nintendo GameCube 2.46 [16]
Mario Party 10 2015 25Wii U 2.26 [1]
Mario Party 5 2003 16Nintendo GameCube 2.17 [16]
Mario Party 7 logo 2005 16Nintendo GameCube 2.08 [16]
Mario Party 3 Transparent 2000 11Nintendo 64 1.91 [14]
Mario Party 6 Logo 2004 16Nintendo GameCube 1.63 [16]

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