List of best-selling Super Nintendo Entertainment System video games

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This is a list of Super Nintendo Entertainment System video games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies, sorted in order of copies sold. Super Mario World is the highest selling game, however this was a pack-in launch title.


Super Nintendo Entertainment System games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies
Title Copies sold
Super Mario World 20.60 million[1][2]
Donkey Kong Country 9 million[3]
Super Mario Kart 8.76 million[4]
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior 6.3 million[5]
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 4.61 million[6]
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest 4.37 million approximately: 2.21 million in Japan,[7] 2.16 million in US[8]
Street Fighter II Turbo 4.1 million[5]
Star Fox 4 million[9]
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island 4 million[1]
Killer Instinct 3.2 million[10]
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie 3.2 million in Japan[7][11]
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! 2.89 million approximately: 1.77 million in Japan,[7] 1.12 million in US[8]
Dragon Quest V: Bride of Heaven 2.8 million in Japan[7][11]
F-Zero 2.85 million
Chrono Trigger 2.7 million;[12] may include PlayStation version
Final Fantasy VI 2.55 million in Japan[7]
Final Fantasy V 2.45 million in Japan[7]
Super Mario All-Stars 2.12 million in Japan[7]
Pilotwings 2 million[13]
Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers 2 million[5]
Secret of Mana 1.83 million[11]
Aladdin 1.75 million[14]
Kirby's Avalanche 1.7 million in Japan[7]
Mortal Kombat II 1.51 million in US[8]
Romancing SaGa 2 1.49 million[11]
Final Fight 1.48 million[5]
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars 1.47 million in Japan[7]
Dragon Ball Z: Super Fighting Story 1.45 million in Japan[7]
Final Fantasy IV 1.44 million in Japan[7]
Dragon Warrior III 1.4 million in Japan[7]
Romancing SaGa 1.32 million[11]
Romancing SaGa 3 1.3 million in Japan[7]
The Lion King 1.27 million in US[8]
Mortal Kombat 3 1.22 million in US[8]
NBA Jam 1.22 million in US[8]
The Magical Quest 1.21 million[5]
Derby Stallion III 1.2 million in Japan[7]
Dragon Warrior I & II 1.2 million in Japan[7]
Mega Man X 1.16 million[5]
Dragon Ball Z: Super Fighting Story II 1.15 million in Japan[7]
Derby Stallion '96 1.1 million in Japan[7]
Kirby Super Star 1.1 million in Japan[7]
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 1.09 million[5]
Final Fight 2 1.03 million[5]
Super Metroid 1 million[15]

Total Super Nintendo Entertainment System games sold as of December 31, 2009: 379.06 million.[16]


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