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.

List[edit]

Super Nintendo Entertainment System games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies
Title Release year Copies sold
Super Mario World 1990 20.6 million[1][2]
Donkey Kong Country 1994 9 million[3]
Super Mario Kart 1992 8.76 million[4]
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior 1991 6.3 million[5]
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 1991 4.61 million[6]
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest 1995 4.37 million approximately: 2.21 million in Japan,[7] 2.16 million in US[8]
Street Fighter II Turbo 1992 4.1 million[5]
Star Fox 1993 4 million[9]
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island 1995 4 million[1]
Killer Instinct 1995 3.2 million[10]
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie 1995 3.2 million in Japan[7][11]
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! 1996 2.89 million approximately: 1.77 million in Japan,[7] 1.12 million in US[8]
Dragon Quest V: Bride of Heaven 1992 2.8 million in Japan[7][11]
F-Zero 1990 2.85 million
Chrono Trigger 1995 2.7 million;[12] may include PlayStation version
Final Fantasy VI 1994 2.55 million in Japan[7]
Final Fantasy V 1992 2.45 million in Japan[7]
Super Mario All-Stars 1993 2.12 million in Japan[7]
Pilotwings 1990 2 million[13]
Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers 1993 2 million[5]
Secret of Mana 1993 1.83 million[11]
Aladdin 1993 1.75 million[14]
Kirby's Avalanche 1995 1.7 million in Japan[7]
Super Puyo Puyo 1993 1.7 million in Japan[7]
Mortal Kombat II 1993 1.51 million in US[8]
Romancing SaGa 2 1993 1.49 million[11]
Final Fight 1990 1.48 million[5]
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars 1996 1.47 million in Japan[7]
Dragon Ball Z: Super Fighting Story 1993 1.45 million in Japan[7]
Final Fantasy IV 1991 1.44 million in Japan[7]
Kirby Super Star 1996 1.44 million
Dragon Warrior III 1996 1.4 million in Japan[7]
Romancing SaGa 1992 1.32 million[11]
Romancing SaGa 3 1995 1.3 million in Japan[7]
The Lion King 1994 1.27 million in US[8]
Mortal Kombat 3 1995 1.22 million in US[8]
NBA Jam 1994 1.22 million in US[8]
The Magical Quest 1992 1.21 million[5]
Derby Stallion III 1995 1.2 million in Japan[7]
Dragon Warrior I & II 1993 1.2 million in Japan[7]
Mega Man X 1993 1.16 million[5]
Dragon Ball Z: Super Fighting Story II 1993 1.15 million in Japan[7]
Derby Stallion '96 1996 1.1 million in Japan[7]
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 1991 1.09 million[5]
Final Fight 2 1993 1.03 million[5]
Super Metroid 1994 1 million[15]

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

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Mario Sales Data". 
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  6. ^ Parton, Rob (2004-03-31). "Xenogears vs. Tetris". RPGamer. Retrieved 2006-11-26. 
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  9. ^ "The Argonaut Group". Argonaut Games. Archived from the original on 1998-05-12. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
  10. ^ "Ex-Rare devs talk Killer Instinct, Perfect Dark - Interview". Eurogamer. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "February 2, 2004 - February 4, 2004" (PDF). Square Enix. 2004-02-09. p. 27. Retrieved 2008-11-30. 
  12. ^ "Gaming Enthusiasts Reunited with Chrono Trigger Today" (Press release). Square Enix. 2008-11-25. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  13. ^ "New Games: Pilotwings 64". Computer and Video Games (Future Publishing) (177): p. 93. August 1996. 
  14. ^ "Company Profile" (PDF). Capcom. May 2002. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 
  15. ^ "Super Metroid". N-Sider. 2007-01-01. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  16. ^ "Consolidated Sales Transition by Region". Nintendo. 2010-01-27. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-14. Retrieved 2010-02-14.