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Wii U Reaches 9.5 Million Sold, As Best-Selling Games Revealed

Mario Kart 8 leads the pack with more than 5 million copies sold.


As part of Nintendo's rosy earnings report today, the company also announced a new lifetime Wii U system sales figure and updated its list of best-selling games for the console.

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After selling 3.38 million systems during Nintendo's latest fiscal year, the Wii U has now sold 9.54 million systems worldwide as of March 31.

By comparison, the current market-leader--Sony's PlayStation 4--has shipped 22.3 million units.

In terms of software, Nintendo has a handful of games that have sold more than 1 million copies. Leading the pack is Mario Kart 8, which has eclipsed 5 million units sold since its release in May 2014.

The top-selling Wii U Nintendo games are listed below. All figures are accurate as of March 31, and include bundled copies and digital sales.

  1. Mario Kart 8 -- 5.11 million
  2. New Super Mario Bros. U -- 4.81 million
  3. Nintendo Land -- 4.68 million
  4. Super Mario 3D World -- 4.10 million
  5. Super Smash Bros. Wii U -- 3.65 million
  6. New Super Luigi U -- 2.25 million
  7. Wii Party U -- 1.55 million
  8. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD -- 1.52 million

For the fiscal year ended March 31, Nintendo returned to a profit for the first time in four years. Check out the full report here.

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