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This is the list of the best-selling games for the Nintendo 3DS systems that have sold over one million copies worldwide, as of October 31, 2019. Mario Kart 7 is the system's best-selling game with 18.47 million copies sold. Sales includes games bundled with the systems upon release. Sales number are updated every three months.

All sales are according to Nintendo's IR financial report (unless otherwise noted).

List

# Logo Title Release date(s) Sales (millions) Developer(s) Publisher
1 Mario Kart 7 logo Mario Kart 7 JP: December 1, 2011
EU: December 2, 2011
AU: December 3, 2011
NA: December 4, 2011
18.47 Nintendo EAD (No. 1)
Retro Studios
Nintendo
2 Pokémon X (Logo - NA)Pokémon Y (Logo - NA) Pokémon X and Y WW: October 12, 2013 16.42 Game Freak Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
3 Pokémon Sun logoPokémon Moon logo Pokémon Sun and Moon WW: November 18, 2016
EU: November 23, 2016
16.17 Game Freak Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
4 Pokemon-Omega-Ruby-and-Alpha-Sapphire-logos-640x208 Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire WW: November 21, 2014
EU: November 28, 2014
14.23 Game Freak Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
5 New Super Mario Bros 2 New Super Mario Bros. 2 JP: July 28, 2012
EU: August 17, 2012
AU: August 18, 2012
NA: August 19, 2012
13.27 Nintendo EAD (No. 4) Nintendo
6 Super Mario 3D Land Super Mario 3D Land JP: November 3, 2011
NA: November 13, 2011
EU: November 18, 2011
AU: November 24, 2011
12.60 Nintendo EAD Tokyo (No. 2) Nintendo
7 Animal Crossing New Leaf logo Animal Crossing: New Leaf JP: November 8, 2012
NA: June 9, 2013
EU: June 14, 2013
AU: June 15, 2013
12.36 Nintendo EAD (No. 2) Nintendo
8 Logo EN - Super Smash Bros. 3DS Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS JP: September 13, 2014
NA/EU: October 3, 2014
AU: October 4, 2014
9.54 Bandai Namco
Sora Ltd.
Nintendo
9 Logo EN - Pokémon Ultra SunLogo EN - Pokémon Ultra Moon Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon WW: November 17, 2017 8.57 Game Freak Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
10 Tomodachi Collection Series - Tomodachi Life - Logo Tomodachi Life JP: April 18, 2013
NA/EU: June 6, 2014
AU: June 7, 2014
6.51 Nintendo SPD (No. 1) Nintendo
11 Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon logo Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon JP: March 20, 2013
NA: March 24, 2013
EU/AU: March 28, 2013
5.45[1] Next Level Games Nintendo
12 Monster Hunter Generations logo Monster Hunter Generations JP: November 28, 2015
NA: July 15, 2016
EU: July 16, 2016
4.30[2] Capcom Capcom
13 Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate logo Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate JP: October 11, 2014
NA/EU: February 13, 2015
AU: February 14, 2015
4.20[2] Capcom Capcom
14 Monster Hunter 4 logo Monster Hunter 4 JP: September 14, 2013 4.10[2] Capcom Capcom
15 The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D logo The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D JP: June 16, 2011
EU: June 17, 2011
NA: June 19, 2011
AU: June 30, 2011
4.00[3] Grezzo
Nintendo EAD (No. 3)
Nintendo
16 Yo-kai Watch 2 Bony SpiritsYo-kai Watch 2 Fleshy Souls Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Fleshy Souls JP: July 10, 2014
NA: September 30, 2016
AU: October 15, 2016
EU: April 7, 2017
3.10 Level-5 Nintendo
17 Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer JP: July 2, 2015
NA: September 25, 2015
EU: October 2, 2015
3.04 Nintendo EAD Nintendo
18 Yo-kai Watch 2 Psychic Specters Yo-kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters JP: December 13, 2014
NA/EU: September 29, 2017
AU: September 30, 2017
2.61 Level-5 Nintendo
19 Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate JP: December 10, 2011
NA: March 19, 2013
EU: March 22, 2013
2.60 Capcom Capcom
20 The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds NA/EU: November 22, 2013
AU November 23, 2013
JP: December 26, 2013
2.51 Nintendo EAD Nintendo
21 Paper Mario Sticker Star Paper Mario: Sticker Star NA: November 11, 2012
JP: December 6, 2012
EU: December 7, 2012
AU: December 8, 2012
2.21 Intelligent Systems Nintendo
22 Yo-kai Watch Blasters Red Cat CorpsYo-kai Watch Blasters White Dog Squad Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps and White Dog Squad JP: July 11, 2015
NA/EU: September 7, 2018
AU: September 8, 2018
2.20 Level-5 Nintendo
23 Mario & Luigi Dream Team Mario & Luigi: Dream Team EU: July 12, 2013
AU: July 13, 2013
JP: July 18, 2013
NA: August 11, 2013
2.08 AlphaDream and Good-Feel Nintendo
24 The Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask 3D The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D NA/EU: February 13, 2015
JP/AU: February 14, 2015
2.03 Nintendo EAD and Grezzo Nintendo
25 Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS JP: December 1, 2016
NA/EU: December 2, 2016
AU: December 3, 2016
2.01 Nintendo EAD Nintendo
26 Fire Emblem Fates BirthrightFEF Conquest logo Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Conquest JP: June 25, 2015
NA: February 19, 2016
EU: May 20, 2016
AU: May 21, 2016
1.84 Intelligent Systems and Nintendo SPD Nintendo
27 Monster Hunter XX Monster Hunter XX JP: March 18, 2017 1.80 Capcom Capcom
28 Fire Emblem Awakening Fire Emblem Awakening JP: April 19, 2012
NA: February 4, 2013
EU: April 19, 2013
AU: April 20, 2013
1.79 Intelligent Systems and Nintendo SPD Nintendo
29 Kirby Triple Deluxe Kirby: Triple Deluxe JP: January 11, 2014
NA: May 2, 2014
EU: May 16, 2014
AU: May 17, 2014
1.78 HAL Laboratory Nintendo
30 Dragon Quest XI Echoes of an Elusive Age Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age JP: July 29, 2017 1.74 Square Enix Square Enix
31 Nintendogs + Cats Nintendogs + Cats JP: February 26, 2011
EU: March 25, 2011
NA: March 27, 2011
1.71 Nintendo EAD Nintendo
32 Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D NA/EU: May 24, 2013
AU: May 25, 2013
JP: June 13, 2013
1.52 Retro Studios and Monster Games Nintendo
33 Puzzle & Dragons Z Puzzle & Dragons Z JP: December 12, 2013 1.50 GungHo Online Entertainment GungHo Online Entertainment
34 Kirby Planet Robobot Kirby: Planet Robobot JP: April 28, 2016
NA/EU: June 10, 2016
AU: June 11, 2016
1.36 HAL Laboratory Nintendo
35 Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance JP: March 29, 2012
EU: July 20, 2012
AU: July 26, 2012
NA: July 31, 2012
1.32 Square Enix Square Enix
36 Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition JP: February 26, 2011
EU: March 25, 2011
NA: March 27, 2011
AU: March 31, 2011
1.30 Capcom and Dimps Capcom
37 Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi and Tempura JP: July 16, 2016 1.30 Level-5 Level-5
38 Yo-kai Watch JP: July 11, 2013
NA: November 6, 2015
AU: December 5, 2015
EU: April 29, 2016
1.29 Level-5 Nintendo
39 Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past JP: February 7, 2013
NA/EU: September 16, 2016
AU: September 17, 2016
1.23 Heartbeat and ArtePiazza Square Enix and Nintendo
40 Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon JP: September 17, 2015
NA: November 20, 2015
EU: February 19, 2016
AU: February 20, 2016
1.22 Spike Chunsoft Nintendo and The Pokémon Company

References

  1. Best-Selling Nintendo 3DS games as of September 30, 2017 (archived)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Capcom Platinum Titles
  3. Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Is The Best-Selling Zelda Game Of All Time, Kind Of (Nintendo Life) Date: April 26, 2018. Author: Damien McFerran.

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