Nintendogs + Cats sells 1.7 million, Pokemon Black & White top 11.5 million

Nintendo reveals Super Mario Galaxy 2 has moved 6.36 million; Donkey Kong Country Returns reaches nearly 5 million, Super Mario All-Stars hits 2.2 million.

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Following its earnings report yesterday, Nintendo has released supplementary information that reveals sales of some of its biggest titles. Among the data are sales figures for Nintendogs + Cats, which is now officially the first platinum game for the 3DS with 1.71 million units sold. Of those, 460,000 were bought in Japan and 1.25 million were picked up in other territories. The game's three versions--French Bulldog, Golden Retriever, and Toy Poodle--are counted as a single title by Nintendo.

Nintendogs + Cats is the 3DS's first million-seller.
Nintendogs + Cats is the 3DS's first million-seller.

The information sheet also revealed sales for a number of new titles on Nintendo's other platforms. During Nintendo's last fiscal year, which ran from April 2010 to March 2011, the top DS games were Pokemon Black and Pokemon White. The twin titles, counted as a single game, sold a combined 11.51 million units globally.

Other notable DS best-sellers released during Nintendo's 2011 fiscal year included Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem (1.78 million units), Professor Layton and the Unwound Future (1.97 million units), and Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (1.05 million units). The latter two games' figures reflect only international sales as the pair are published by Level-5 and Square Enix (respectively) in Japan.

On the Wii side, the top newcomer was Super Mario Galaxy 2 with 6.36 million units sold. Wii Party invited 5.77 million to its fiesta, while Donkey Kong Country Returns sold nearly 4.98 million. Meanwhile, the compilation Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition sold 2.24 million units, beating out Kirby's Epic Yarn (1.59 million units) and Mario Sports Mix (1.54 million units).

DS
Title / FY2011 sales / Life-to-date sales
1) Pokemon Black & White / 11.51 million / 11.51 million
2) New Super Mario Bros. / 4.39 million / 26.88 million
3) Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver / 3.5 million / 11.90 million
4) Mario Kart DS / 3.14 million / 21.04 million
5) Professor Layton and the Unwound Future / 1.97 million / 1.97 million (int'l sales only)
6) Art Academy / 1.90 million / 1.90 million
7) Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem / 1.78 million / 1.78 million
8) Mario Party DS / 1.13 million / 8.21 million
9) Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies / 1.05 million / 1.05 million (int'l sales only)
10) Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story / 1.05 million / 4.13 million
11) Super Mario 64 DS / 1.02 million / 9.65 million

3DS
Title / FY2011 sales / Life-to-date sales
1) Nintendogs + Cats / 1.71 million / 1.71 million

WII
Title / FY2011 sales / Life-to-date sales
1) Wii Sports / 13.30 million / 76.76 million
2) Wii Sports Resort / 11.54 million / 27.68 million
3) New Super Mario Bros. Wii / 7.23 million / 21.94 million
4) Super Mario Galaxy 2 / 6.36 million / 6.36 million
5) Wii Fit Plus / 5.83 million / 18.49 million
6) Wii Party / 5.77 million / 5.77 million
7) Donkey Kong Country Returns / 4.98 million / 4.98 million
8) Mario Kart Wii / 4.45 million / 27.00 million
9) Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition / 2.24 million / 2.24 million
10) Kirby's Epic Yarn / 1.59 million / 1.59 million
11) Mario Sports Mix / 1.54 million / 1.54 million

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