List of best-selling Nintendo 3DS video games

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This is a list of Nintendo 3DS video games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies, sorted in order of copies sold. This includes games sold at retail locations and digitally on the Nintendo eShop. Additionally, games that were included in bundle packs with Nintendo 3DS systems are also counted.

List[edit]

Nintendo 3DS games which have sold or shipped at least one million copies
Title Total copies sold Sales Breakdown Release date Genre Developer Publisher
Pokémon X and Y 13.70 million[1] 5.31 million in Japan[2]

8.39 million overseas[2]

  • WW October 12, 2013
Role-playing Game Freak Nintendo
Mario Kart 7 11.42 million[2] N/A JP 20111201December 1, 2011
EU 20111202December 2, 2011
AUS 20111203December 3, 2011
NA 20111204December 4, 2011
Racing Nintendo EAD and Retro Studios Nintendo
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire 9.35 million[3] N/A
  • JP November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
  • NA November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
  • EU November 28, 2014 (2014-11-28)
  • AUS November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
Role-playing Game Freak Nintendo
Super Mario 3D Land 9.27 million[4] 1.88 million in Japan[5]

3.85 million in US[6]

JP 20111103November 3, 2011
NA 20111113November 13, 2011
EU 20111118November 18, 2011
AUS 20111124November 24, 2011
Platform Nintendo EAD Tokyo Nintendo
New Super Mario Bros. 2 9.01 million[2] N/A JP 20120728July 28, 2012
EU 20120817August 17, 2012
AUS 20120818August 18, 2012
NA 20120819August 19, 2012
Platform Nintendo Nintendo
Animal Crossing: New Leaf 8.73 million [2] N/A JP 20121108November 8, 2012
KOR 20130207February 7, 2013
NA 20130609June 9, 2013
EU 20130614June 14, 2013
AUS 20130615June 15, 2013
Life simulation Nintendo EAD and Monolith Soft Nintendo
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 6.19 million[7] N/A JP 20140913September 13, 2014
NA 20141003October 3, 2014
EU 20141003October 3, 2014
AUS 20141004October 4, 2014
Fighting game Sora Ltd. and Namco Bandai Nintendo
Monster Hunter 4 4.10 million[8] 4.00 million in Japan[9] JP 20130914September 14, 2013
KOR 20131214December 14, 2013
Action role-playing Capcom and Eighting Capcom
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 3.98 million[2] 0.83 million in Japan

1.92 million overseas[10]

NA 20130324March 24, 2013
JP 20130320March 20, 2013
EU 20130328March 28, 2013
AUS 20130328March 28, 2013
Action-adventure Next Level Games Nintendo
Tomodachi Life 3.96 million[7] N/A JP 20130418April 18, 2013
NA 20140606June 6, 2014
EU 20140606June 6, 2014
Life simulation Nintendo SPD Nintendo
Nintendogs + Cats 3.50 million[4] N/A JP February 26, 2011[11]
EU March 25, 2011[12]
NA 20110327March 27, 2011
Pet-raising simulation Nintendo EAD Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 3.36 million[4] 1 million in US[6] JP 20110616June 16, 2011
EU June 17, 2011[13]
NA 20110619June 19, 2011
AUS June 30, 2011[14]
Action-adventure Nintendo EAD and Grezzo Nintendo
Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke 3.10 million[15] 3.10 million in Japan JP 20140710July 10, 2014
Role-playing Level-5 Level-5
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate 3 million[16] N/A JP 20141011October 11, 2014
Action role-playing Capcom Capcom
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 2.51 million[2] 0.47 million in Japan[2]

2.04 million overseas[2]

NA 20131122November 22, 2013
EU 20131122November 22, 2013
AUS 20131123November 23, 2013
JP 20131226December 26, 2013
Action-adventure Nintendo EAD Group No. 3
Development support:
Monolith Soft[17]
Nintendo
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Shinuchi 2.50 million[18] 2.50 million in Japan JP 20141213December 13, 2014
Role-playing Level-5 Level-5
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 2.40 million[8] N/A JP 20111210December 10, 2011
NA 20130319March 19, 2013
EU 20130322March 22, 2013
Action role-playing Capcom Capcom
Paper Mario: Sticker Star 2.21 million[4] 0.54 million in Japan[19]

1.28 million overseas[19]

NA 20121111November 11, 2012
JP 20121206December 6, 2012
EU 20121207December 7, 2012
AUS 20121208December 8, 2012
Role-playing Intelligent Systems and Vanpool Nintendo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team 2.08 million[2] 0.47 million in Japan[2]

1.61 million overseas[2]

EU 20130712July 12, 2013
AUS 20130713July 13, 2013
JP 20130718July 18, 2013
NA 20130811August 11, 2013
Role-playing game AlphaDream and Good-Feel Nintendo
Kirby: Triple Deluxe 1.70 million[2] N/A NA 20140502May 2, 2014
EU 20140516May 16, 2014
JP 20140111January 11, 2014
Platform HAL Laboratory Nintendo
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D 1.52 million[2] 0.37 million in Japan[2]

1.16 million overseas[2]

NA 20130524May 24, 2013
EU 20130524May 24, 2013
AUS 20130525May 25, 2013
JP 20130613June 13, 2013
Platform Monster Games, Nintendo Nintendo
Puzzle & Dragons Z: Pazudora Z 1.50 million[20] N/A JP 20131212December 12, 2013
Puzzle GungHo Online Entertainment GungHo Online Entertainment
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance 1.32 million[21] N/A JP August 11, 2011[22]
NA 20120731July 31, 2012
EU July 31, 2012[22]
Role-Playing Square-Enix Square-Enix
Yo-Kai Watch 1.29 million[23] 1.29 million in Japan JP 20130711July 11, 2013
Role-playing Level-5 Level-5
Dragon Quest VII 1.23 million[24] 1.23 million in Japan JP 20130207February 7, 2013
Role-playing Heartbeat and ArtePiazza Square Enix
Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins 1.20 million[2] 1.19 million overseas[2] NA 20130421April 21, 2013
EU 20130426April 26, 2013
AUS 20130427April 27, 2013
Action-adventure TT Fusion Nintendo
Kid Icarus: Uprising 1.18 million[25] N/A NA 20120323March 23, 2012
JP 20120322March 22, 2012
EU 20120323March 23, 2012
AUS 20120329March 29, 2012
Third-person shooter, shoot 'em up Project Sora and Sora Ltd. Nintendo
Mario Party: Island Tour 1.14 million[2] 0.82 million overseas[2] 0.32 million in Japan[2] NA 20131122November 22, 2013
EU 20140117January 17, 2014
AUS 20140118January 18, 2014
JP 20140320March 20, 2014
Party Nd Cube Nintendo
Mario Tennis Open 1.11 million[19] 0.34 million in Japan[19]

0.74 million overseas[19]

NA 20120520May 20, 2012
JP 20120524May 24, 2012
AUS 20120524May 24, 2012
EU 20120525May 25, 2012
Sports Camelot Software Planning Nintendo
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition 1.10 million[8] N/A JP February 26, 2011[26]
EU March 25, 2011[26]
NA March 27, 2011[26]
AUS 20110331March 31, 2011
Fighting Capcom and Dimps Capcom
Bravely Default 1 million[27] 0.4 million in Japan

0.6 million overseas

NA 20140213February 13, 2014
JP 20121011October 11, 2012
EU 20131206December 6, 2013
AUS 20131207December 7, 2013
Role-playing Silicon Studio and Square Enix Square Enix (Japan) and Nintendo

Total Nintendo 3DS games sold as of January 28, 2015:215.96 million.[28]


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