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.

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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 16.11 million[1] N/A
  • WW: October 12, 2013
Role-playing Game Freak Nintendo
Pokémon Sun and Moon 15.44 million[1] N/A
  • WW: November 18, 2016
  • EU: November 23, 2016
Role-playing Game Freak Nintendo
Mario Kart 7 15.22 million[1] N/A
  • JP: December 1, 2011
  • EU: December 2, 2011
  • AU: December 3, 2011
  • NA: December 4, 2011
Racing Nintendo EAD and Retro Studios Nintendo
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire 13.74 million[1] N/A
  • JP: November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
  • NA: November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
  • AU: November 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)
  • EU: November 28, 2014 (2014-11-28)
Role-playing Game Freak Nintendo
New Super Mario Bros. 2 11.27 million[1] N/A
  • JP: July 28, 2012
  • EU: August 17, 2012
  • AU: August 18, 2012
  • NA: August 19, 2012
Platform Nintendo EAD Nintendo
Super Mario 3D Land 11.27 million[1] 1.88 million in Japan[2]

3.85 million in US[3]

  • JP: November 3, 2011
  • NA: November 13, 2011
  • EU: November 18, 2011
  • AU: November 24, 2011
Platform Nintendo EAD Nintendo
Animal Crossing: New Leaf 10.97 million[1] N/A
  • JP: November 8, 2012
  • NA: June 9, 2013
  • EU: June 14, 2013
  • AU: June 15, 2013
Life simulation Nintendo EAD Nintendo
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 8.72 million[1] N/A
  • JP: September 13, 2014
  • NA: October 3, 2014
  • EU: October 3, 2014
  • AU: October 4, 2014
Fighting Sora Ltd. and Bandai Namco Entertainment Nintendo
Tomodachi Life 5.70 million[1] N/A
  • JP: April 18, 2013
  • NA: June 6, 2014
  • EU: June 6, 2014
  • AU: June 7, 2014
Life simulation Nintendo SPD Nintendo
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 5.31 million[1] 0.83 million in Japan

1.92 million overseas[4]

  • NA: March 24, 2013
  • JP: March 20, 2013
  • EU: March 28, 2013
  • AU: March 28, 2013
Action-adventure Nintendo SPD and Next Level Games Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 4.52 million[1] 1 million in US[3]
  • JP: June 16, 2011
  • EU: June 17, 2011[5]
  • NA: June 19, 2011
  • AU: June 30, 2011[6]
Action-adventure Nintendo EAD and Grezzo Nintendo
Monster Hunter 4 4.1 million[7] 4 million in Japan[8]
  • JP: September 14, 2013
Action role-playing Capcom Capcom
Monster Hunter Generations 4.1 million[9] 3.2 million in Japan
  • JP: November 28, 2015
  • NA: July 15, 2016
  • EU: July 16, 2016
Action role-playing Capcom Capcom
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate 4 million[10] 2.7 million[7] in Japan

1 million overseas[11]

  • NA: February 13, 2015
  • EU: February 13, 2015
  • AU: February 14, 2015
  • JP: October 11, 2014
Action role-playing Capcom Capcom
Nintendogs + Cats 3.96 million[1] N/A
  • JP: February 26, 2011
  • NA: March 27, 2011
  • EU: March 25, 2011
Pet-raising simulation Nintendo EAD Nintendo
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Ganso and Honke 3.1 million[12] 3.1 million in Japan
  • JP: July 10, 2014
Role-playing Level-5 Level-5
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer 3.04 million[13] 1.45 million in Japan

1.48 million overseas

  • NA: September 25, 2015
  • JP: July 2, 2015
  • EU: October 2, 2015
Life simulation Nintendo Nintendo
Yo-Kai Watch 2: Shin'uchi 2.61 million[14] 2.61 million in Japan
  • JP: December 13, 2014
Role-playing Level-5 Level-5
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 2.51 million[15] 0.47 million in Japan[15]

2.04 million overseas[15]

  • NA: November 22, 2013
  • EU: November 22, 2013
  • AU: November 23, 2013
  • JP: December 26, 2013
Action-adventure Nintendo EAD Nintendo
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 2.5 million[7] N/A
  • JP: December 10, 2011
  • NA: March 19, 2013
  • EU: March 22, 2013
Action role-playing Capcom and Eighting Capcom
Paper Mario: Sticker Star 2.21 million[16] 0.54 million in Japan[17]

1.28 million overseas[17]

  • NA: November 11, 2012
  • JP: December 6, 2012
  • EU: December 7, 2012
  • AU: December 8, 2012
Role-playing Nintendo SPD, Intelligent Systems and Vanpool Nintendo
Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team and White Dog Squad 2.2 million[18] 2.2 million in Japan
  • JP: July 11, 2015
Role-playing Level-5 Nintendo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team 2.08 million[15] 0.47 million in Japan[15]

1.61 million overseas[15]

  • EU: July 12, 2013
  • AU: July 13, 2013
  • JP: July 18, 2013
  • NA: August 11, 2013
Role-playing AlphaDream and Good-Feel Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D 2.03 million[19] N/A
  • NA: February 13, 2015
  • EU: February 13, 2015
  • JP: February 14, 2015
  • AU: February 14, 2015
Action-adventure Nintendo EAD and Grezzo Nintendo
Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS 2.01 million[20] 1.04 million in Japan

0.97 million overseas

  • JP: December 1, 2016
  • NA: December 2, 2016
  • EU: December 2, 2016
  • AU: December 3, 2016
Level editor, platform Nintendo EAD Nintendo
Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Conquest 1.84 million[13] N/A
  • JP: June 25, 2015
  • NA: February 19, 2016
  • EU: May 20, 2016
  • AU: May 21, 2016
Tactical role-playing Intelligent Systems and Nintendo SPD Nintendo
Fire Emblem Awakening 1.79 million[21] N/A
  • JP: April 19, 2012
  • NA: February 4, 2013
  • EU: April 19, 2013
  • AU: April 20, 2013
Tactical role-playing Intelligent Systems and Nintendo SPD Nintendo
Kirby: Triple Deluxe 1.78 million[19] N/A
  • NA: May 2, 2014
  • EU: May 16, 2014
  • JP: January 11, 2014
Platform HAL Laboratory Nintendo
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D 1.52 million[15] 0.37 million in Japan[15]

1.16 million overseas[15]

  • NA: May 24, 2013
  • EU: May 24, 2013
  • AU: May 25, 2013
  • JP: June 13, 2013
Platform Retro Studios and Monster Games Nintendo
Puzzle & Dragons Z: Pazudora Z 1.5 million[22] N/A
  • JP: December 12, 2013
Puzzle GungHo Online Entertainment GungHo Online Entertainment
Monster Hunter XX 1.39 million[23] 1.39 million in Japan
  • JP: March 18, 2017
Action role-playing Capcom Capcom
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance 1.32 million[24] N/A
  • JP: March 29, 2012
  • EU: July 20, 2012
  • AU: July 26, 2012
  • NA: July 31, 2012
Action role-playing Square Enix Square Enix
Kirby: Planet Robobot 1.32 million[25] 0.49 million in Japan[25]

0.59 million overseas[25]

  • NA: June 10, 2016
  • EU: June 10, 2016
  • AU: June 11, 2016
  • JP: April 28, 2016
Action, Platform HAL Laboratory Nintendo
Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi and Tempura 1.30 million[26] 1.30 million in Japan
  • JP: July 16, 2016
Role-playing Level-5 Level-5
Yo-kai Watch 1.29 million[27] 1.29 million in Japan
  • JP: July 11, 2013
  • NA: November 6, 2015
  • EU: April 29, 2016
  • AU: December 5, 2015
Role-playing Level-5 Nintendo
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past 1.23 million[28] 1.23 million in Japan
  • JP: February 7, 2013
  • NA: September 16, 2016
  • EU: September 16, 2016
  • AU: September 17, 2016
Role-playing Heartbeat and ArtePiazza Square Enix
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon 1.22 million[13] N/A
  • JP: September 17, 2015
  • NA: November 20, 2015
  • EU: February 19, 2016
  • AU: February 20, 2016
Roguelike Spike Chunsoft Nintendo and The Pokémon Company
Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins 1.2 million[15] 1.19 million overseas[15]
  • NA: April 21, 2013
  • EU: April 26, 2013
  • AU: April 27, 2013
  • JP: March 5, 2015
Action-adventure TT Fusion Nintendo
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition 1.2 million[7] N/A Fighting Capcom and Dimps Capcom
Kid Icarus: Uprising 1.18 million[30] N/A
  • NA: March 23, 2012
  • JP: March 22, 2012
  • EU: March 23, 2012
  • AU: March 29, 2012
Third-person shooter, shoot 'em up Project Sora and Sora Ltd. Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes 1.14 million[13] N/A
  • NA: October 23, 2015
  • JP: October 22, 2015
  • EU: October 23, 2015
  • AU: October 24, 2015
Action-adventure Nintendo and Grezzo Nintendo
Mario Party: Island Tour 1.14 million[15] 0.82 million overseas[15] 0.32 million in Japan[15]
  • NA: November 22, 2013
  • EU: January 17, 2014
  • AU: January 18, 2014
  • JP: March 20, 2014
Party Nd Cube Nintendo
Mario Tennis Open 1.11 million[17] 0.34 million in Japan[17]

0.74 million overseas[17]

  • NA: May 20, 2012
  • JP: May 24, 2012
  • AU: May 24, 2012
  • EU: May 25, 2012
Sports Camelot Software Planning Nintendo
Pokémon Rumble Blast 1.08 million[31] 0.32 million in Japan

0.76 million overseas

  • NA: October 24, 2011
  • EU: December 2, 2011
  • JP: August 11, 2011
Action RPG, beat 'em up Ambrella The Pokémon Company
Bravely Default 1 million[32] 0.4 million in Japan

0.6 million overseas

  • NA: February 7, 2014
  • JP: October 11, 2012
  • EU: December 6, 2013
  • AU: December 7, 2013
Role-playing Silicon Studio and Square Enix Nintendo
Fantasy Life 1 million[33] N/A
  • JP: December 27, 2012
  • NA: October 24, 2014
  • EU: September 26, 2014
  • AU: September 24, 2014
Role-playing Level-5 Nintendo
Monster Strike 1 million[34] 1 million in Japan
  • JP: December 17, 2015
Role-playing Mixi Nintendo

Total Nintendo 3DS games sold as of March 31, 2017: 329.25 million units.[35]

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