Wii console with Wii Remote
Wii console with Wii Remote

This is a list of video games for the Wii video game console that have sold or shipped at least one million copies. The best-selling game on the Wii is Wii Sports. First released in North America on November 19, 2006, it was a launch title for the system and was bundled with the Wii console in all regions except Japan and South Korea. The game went on to sell nearly 83 million units worldwide making it the fourth-best-selling video game of all time and is also the best-selling game released on a single console.[1] Mario Kart Wii is the second-best-selling game on the platform with sales of 37.32 million units, it is also the best-selling iteration in the Mario Kart series. The third-best-selling game is Wii Sports Resort, a sequel to Wii Sports, with sales of 33.13 million units. The console's top five is rounded out by New Super Mario Bros. Wii, which sold 30.30 million units and Wii Play, which sold just over 28 million units worldwide.

There are a total of 63 Wii games on this list which are confirmed to have sold or shipped at least one million units. Of these, 21 were developed by internal Nintendo development divisions. Other developers with the most million-selling games include Ubisoft Paris with five games and Capcom and Sega Sports R&D, with three games each in the list of 63. Of the 63 games on this list, 42 were published in one or more regions by Nintendo. Other publishers with multiple million-selling games include Ubisoft with six games and Activision and Capcom with three games each. The most popular franchises on Wii include the Wii video game series (157.3 million combined units), Super Mario (53.75 million combined units), Wii Fit (43.8 million combined units), Mario Kart (37.32 million combined units), and Mario & Sonic (16.02 million combined units).

By March 31, 2021, over 921.85 million total copies of games had been sold for the Wii.[2] By December 31, 2007, sales of Virtual Console games had reached over 10 million copies.[3] As of March 31, 2019, there are a total of 103 Wii games that have sold at least one million units.[1]

List

Key
Game was bundled with Wii consoles during its lifetime
No. Game Copies sold Release date[a] Genre(s) Developer(s) Publisher(s)
1 Wii Sports 82.90 million[4] November 19, 2006 Sports Nintendo EAD (Group 2) Nintendo
2 Mario Kart Wii 37.38 million[4][b] April 10, 2008 Racing Nintendo EAD (Group 1) Nintendo
3 Wii Sports Resort 33.14 million[4][b] June 25, 2009 Sports Nintendo EAD (Group 2) Nintendo
4 New Super Mario Bros. Wii 30.32 million[4] November 12, 2009 Platform Nintendo EAD (Group 4) Nintendo
5 Wii Play 28.02 million[4][b] December 2, 2006 Party Nintendo EAD (Group 2) Nintendo
6 Wii Fit 22.67 million[4][b] December 1, 2007 Exergaming Nintendo EAD (Group 5) Nintendo
7 Wii Fit Plus 21.13 million[4] October 1, 2009 Exergaming Nintendo EAD (Group 5) Nintendo
8 Super Smash Bros. Brawl 13.32 million[4] January 31, 2008 Fighting
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Nintendo
9 Super Mario Galaxy 12.80 million[4] November 1, 2007 Platform Nintendo EAD (Group 1) Nintendo
10 Just Dance 3 9.92 million[5] October 7, 2011 Rhythm Ubisoft Paris Ubisoft
11 Wii Party 9.35 million[4] July 8, 2010 Party Nintendo
12 Mario Party 8 8.85 million[6] May 29, 2007 Party Hudson Soft Nintendo
13 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 7.53 million[7] November 19, 2006 Action-adventure Nintendo EAD (Group 3) Nintendo
14 Super Mario Galaxy 2 7.41 million[6] May 23, 2010 Platform Nintendo EAD (Group 1) Nintendo
15 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games 7.09 million[8] November 6, 2007 Sports Sega Sports R&D
16 Donkey Kong Country Returns 6.53 million[9]
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November 21, 2010 Platform Retro Studios Nintendo
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games 6.53 million[10] November 5, 2009 Sports Sega Sports R&D
18 Link's Crossbow Training 5.79 million[9]
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November 19, 2007 Shooter Nintendo EAD (Group 3) Nintendo
19 Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga 5.51 million[11] November 6, 2007 Action-adventure Traveller's Tales LucasArts
20 Just Dance 2 5 million[12] October 12, 2010 Rhythm Ubisoft Paris Ubisoft
21 Animal Crossing: City Folk 4.32 million[9]
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November 16, 2008 Life simulation Nintendo EAD (Group 2) Nintendo
22 Just Dance 4.3 million[13] November 17, 2009 Rhythm Ubisoft Paris Ubisoft
23 Super Paper Mario 4.32 million[9]
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April 9, 2007 Intelligent Systems Nintendo
24 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword 3.67 million[9]
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November 18, 2011 Action-adventure Nintendo EAD (Group 3) Nintendo
25 Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree 3.34 million[9]
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April 26, 2007 Nintendo EAD (Group 4) Nintendo
26 Mario Party 9 3.11 million[9]
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March 2, 2012 Party Nd Cube Nintendo
27 Wii Music 2.86 million[9]
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October 16, 2008 Music Nintendo EAD (Group 2) Nintendo
28 Mario Strikers Charged 2.6 million[9]
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May 25, 2007 Sports Next Level Games Nintendo
29 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games 2.4 million[14] November 13, 2011 Sports Sega Sports R&D
30 WarioWare: Smooth Moves 2.35 million[9]
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December 2, 2006 Nintendo
31 Mario Super Sluggers 2.32 million[9]
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June 19, 2008 Sports Nintendo
32 Super Mario All-Stars: 25th Anniversary Edition 2.24 million[15] October 21, 2010 Platform Nintendo EAD Nintendo
33 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2 million[16][b] October 28, 2007 Vicarious Visions Activision
Michael Jackson: The Experience 2 million[12] November 6, 2010 Ubisoft Paris Ubisoft
Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition 2 million[17] May 31, 2007 Survival horror Capcom
36 Deca Sports 2 million shipped[18] April 16, 2009 Sports Hudson Soft
Epic Mickey 2 million shipped[19] November 25, 2010 Platform Junction Point Studios Disney Interactive Studios
Game Party 2 million shipped[20] November 27, 2007 Party FarSight Studios Midway Games
39 Mario Sports Mix 1.98 million[9]
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November 25, 2010 Sports Nintendo
40 Pokémon Battle Revolution 1.95 million[9]
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December 14, 2006 Fighting Genius Sonority Nintendo
41 Monster Hunter Tri 1.9 million[17] August 1, 2009 Action role-playing Capcom Production Studio 1 Capcom
42 Kirby's Epic Yarn 1.85 million[9]
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October 14, 2010 Platform Nintendo
43 EA Sports Active 1.8 million[21] May 19, 2009 Fitness EA Canada Electronic Arts
44 Kirby's Return to Dream Land 1.79 million[9]
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October 24, 2011 Platform HAL Laboratory Nintendo
New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis 1.79 million[9]
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January 15, 2009 Sports Camelot Software Planning Nintendo
46 Wii Play: Motion 1.26 million[9]
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June 13, 2011 Minigame collection Various[d] Nintendo
47 Carnival Games 1.5 million[22] August 27, 2007 Party Cat Daddy Games Global Star Software
48 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption 1.41 million[9]
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August 27, 2007 First-person action-adventure Nintendo
49 Guitar Hero World Tour 1.33 million[23][b] October 26, 2008 Vicarious Visions Activision
50 Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles 1.3 million[17] November 13, 2007 Rail shooter
51 PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure 1.25 million[9]
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December 5, 2009 Action-adventure Creatures Inc.
52 Rayman Raving Rabbids 1.2 million[24] November 19, 2006 Party Ubisoft Montpellier Ubisoft
We Ski 1.2 million[25] January 31, 2008 Sports Bandai Namco Games Bandai Namco Games
54 Big Beach Sports 1.2 million shipped[26] June 24, 2008 Sports HB Studios THQ
55 Punch-Out!! 1.14 million[9]
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July 23, 2009 Sports Next Level Games Nintendo
56 Wario Land: Shake It! 1.06 million[9]
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July 24, 2008 Platform Good-Feel Nintendo
57 Active Life: Outdoor Challenge 1.03 million[27] May 29, 2008 Exergaming h.a.n.d. Bandai Namco Games
58 Call of Duty: World at War >1 million[28] November 10, 2008 First-person shooter Treyarch Activision
59 Red Steel 1 million[24] November 19, 2006 First-person shooter Ubisoft Paris Ubisoft
Rock Band 1 million[29] June 22, 2008 Rhythm Pi Studios
Zumba Fitness 1 million[30] November 18, 2010 Fitness Pipeworks Software
Super Mario Bros. 3[e] 1 million[31][32] November 5, 2007 Platform Nintendo EAD Nintendo
63 Game Party 2 1 million shipped[20] October 6, 2008 Party FarSight Studios Midway Games

Notes

  1. ^ Only the initial release date on this platform is listed.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Bundled with a popular accessory such as an additional Wii Remote, Wii MotionPlus, Wii Zapper, or Wii Wheel.
  3. ^ Development co-operation from Game Arts, Monolith Soft, Paon, Imageepoch, Intelligent Systems, and others.
  4. ^ Wii Play: Motion's twelve minigames were developed by several different developers alongside Nintendo: Arzest, Chunsoft, Good-Feel, Mitchell Corporation, NDcube, Nintendo, Prope, Skip Ltd., and Vanpool.
  5. ^ Virtual Console game

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