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This is the list of the 20 best-selling games released on both the Nintendo Entertainment System and Famicom Disk System that have sold over one million copies worldwide. Super Mario Bros. has sold over 40 million copies which is the system's best-selling game and holds the record as one of the best-selling games of all time.

The NES/Famicom systems have sold 61.91 units combined globally.[1]

List

# Cover Title Release date(s) Sales (millions) Developer(s) Publisher Ref(s)
1 Super Mario Bros. (NA) Super Mario Bros. JP: September 13, 1985

NA: Q4 1985
EU: May 15, 1987
AU: 1987

40.24 Nintendo R&D4 Nintendo [2]
2 DuckHunt box Duck Hunt JP: April 29, 1984

NA: October 18, 1985
EU: August 15, 1987

28.3 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [3]
3 Super Mario Bros 3 (NA) Super Mario Bros. 3 JP: October 23, 1988

NA: February 12, 1990
EU: August 29, 1991

17.28 Nintendo R&D4 Nintendo [4]
4 Super Mario Bros 2 (NA) Super Mario Bros. 2 NA: October 9, 1988

EU: April 28, 1989
AU: May 4, 1989
JP: September 14, 1992

7.46 Nintendo R&D4 Nintendo [4]
5 The Legend of Zelda (NA) The Legend of Zelda JP: February 21, 1986

NA: July 14, 1987
EU: November 15, 1987

6.51 Nintendo R&D4 Nintendo [5]
6 Tetris nes Tetris JP: December 22, 1988

NA: November 1989
EU: February 23, 1990

5.58 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [6]
7 Dr. Mario (NES) (NA) Dr. Mario JP: July 27, 1990

NA: October 14, 1990
PAL: June 27, 1991

4.85 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [6]
8 Zelda II The Adventure of Link (NA) Zelda II: The Adventure of Link JP: January 14, 1987

PAL: September 26, 1988
NA: December 1, 1988

4.38 Nintendo R&D4 Nintendo [5]
9 Excitebike (NA) Excitebike JP: November 30, 1984

USA: October 18, 1985
CAN: February 3, 1986
EU: September 1, 1986

4.16 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [7]
10 GolfNESBox Golf JP: May 1, 1984

NA: October 18, 1985
EU: November 15, 1986

4.01 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [7]
11 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES) (NA) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles JP: May 12, 1989

NA: June 1989
PAL: August 17, 1990

4 Konami Konami and Ultra Games [8]
12 Dragon Warrior III NES Dragon Warrior III NA: March 12, 1992

JP: February 10, 1988

3.89 Chunsoft Enix [9]
13 KungFu Kung Fu JP: December 1984

NA: October 18, 1985

3.5 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [7]
14 Baseball (NES) (NA) Baseball JP: December 7, 1983

NA: October 18, 1985
EU: September 1, 1986

3.2 Nintendo R&D1 Nintendo [10]
15 Dragon Warrior IV (NA) Dragon Warrior IV JP: February 11, 1990

NA: October 1992

3.18 Chunsoft Enix [9]
16 Stadium Events Stadium Events/World Class Track Meet JP: December 23, 1986

NA: September 1987
EU: 1988

3.08 Human Entertainment Bandai (SE)

Nintendo (WCTM)

[7]
17 Punchout Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! / Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream NA: October 4, 1987

JP: November 21, 1987
EU: December 15, 1987

3.02 Nintendo R&D3 Nintendo [7]
18 Metroid (NES) (NA) Metroid JP: August 6, 1986

NA: August 15, 1987
EU: January 15, 1988

2.73 Nintendo R&D1

Intelligent Systems

Nintendo [7]
19 Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels (FC) (JP) Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels JP: June 3, 1986 2.65 Nintendo R&D4 Nintendo [7]
20 Icehockey Ice Hockey JP: January 21, 1988

NA: March 1988
EU: April 15, 1988

2.42 Nintendo R&D4

Nintendo R&D2

Nintendo [11]

References

See also

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