Mario is arguably probably the most influential franchise in all of gaming. The unique recreation not solely revolutionized platformers, however your entire medium. The sequence has held cultural significance for over three a long time, with completely different entries defining the period of gaming.
The perfect-selling Mario video games of all time
These are the best-selling video games within the Mario franchise as of 2023.
|title||launch date||platforms||Copies offered|
|Tremendous Mario Bros.||October 18, 1985||NES||58 million|
|New Tremendous Mario Bros.||Might 15, 2006||DS||30.8 million|
|New Tremendous Mario Bros. Wii||November 15, 2009||Wii||30.2 million|
|Tremendous Mario Odyssey||October 27, 2017||Switches||25.1 million|
|New Tremendous Mario Bros. u||November 18, 2012||WiiU/Swap||23.6 million|
|Tremendous Mario World||August 23, 1991||SNES/Recreation Boy Advance||20 million|
|Tremendous Mario Land||July 31, 1989||Gameboys||18 million|
|Tremendous Mario Bros 3.||July 15, 1989||NES Recreation Boy Advance||17 million|
|Tremendous Mario 3D World||November 22, 2013||WiiU/Swap||16.7 million|
|New Tremendous Mario Bros. 2||August 19, 2012||3DS||13.4 million|
Tremendous Mario Bros., the primary recreation within the sequence, stays the best-selling recreation within the franchise with a staggering 58 million copies offered. It is also one of many best-selling video video games of all time, coming in at quantity seven on that checklist. It is a stark distinction to Nintendo’s different flagship franchise, The Legend of Zelda; the best-selling recreation in that franchise is the most recent one, Breath of the Wild. That stated, the final mainline Mario recreation, Tremendous Mario Odyssey, is sort of excessive up on this checklist.
It is vital to notice that this checklist solely consists of Mario platformers. The franchise is wealthy with spin-offs, however sub-franchises like Mario Kart need to be handled as their very own sequence at this level.
These are the best-selling video games within the Mario franchise. On the time of this writing, no new recreation within the Mario sequence has been introduced. We’ll be updating this checklist sooner or later if the gross sales rankings change.