These Are the Best-Selling Wii U and 3DS Nintendo Games

Mario Kart 8 leads the way on Wii U, with Pokemon X/Y on top for 3DS.

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Alongside its earnings report today, Nintendo updated its sales charts for Wii U and 3DS software, revealing the first-party games that have sold the best worldwide as of December 31, 2015.

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On Wii U, Mario Kart 8 leads the way with 7.24 million copies sold. This includes copies sold as part of bundles, as well as digital games. Rounding out the top five were New Super Mario Bros. U (5.08 million), Nintendo Land (5.02 million), Super Mario 3D World (4.63 million) and Super Smash Bros. (4.61 million).

On the 3DS side, Pokemon X/Y unsurprisingly stands on top with 14.46 million copies sold across both versions.

You can see the top-selling Nintendo game charts below.

In terms of business performance, for the nine-month period ended December 31, Nintendo revenue declined 3.9 percent while profit slumped by a significant 36.5 percent.

Best-Selling Wii U Nintendo Games (as of December 31):

  1. Mario Kart 8 -- 7.24 million
  2. New Super Mario Bros. U -- 5.08 million
  3. Nintendo Land -- 5.02 million
  4. Super Mario 3D World -- 4.63 million
  5. Super Smash Bros. -- 4.61 million
  6. Splatoon -- 4.06 million
  7. Super Mario Maker 3.34 million
  8. New Super Luigi U -- 2.42 million
  9. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD -- 1.69 million
  10. Mario Party 10 -- 1.65 million

Best-Selling 3DS Nintendo Games (as of December 31):

  1. Pokemon X/Y -- 14.46 million
  2. Mario Kart 7 -- 13.03 million
  3. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire -- 11.46 million
  4. Super Mario 3D Land -- 10.63 million
  5. New Super Mario Bros. 2 -- 10.04 million
  6. Animal Crossing: New Leaf -- 9.86 million
  7. Super Smash Bros. -- 7.92 million
  8. Tomadachi Life -- 4.89 million
  9. Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon -- 4.75 million
  10. Nintendogs + Cats -- 3.96 million

Any surprises here? Let us know in the comments below!

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