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Nintendo has sold 9.5 million Wii U consoles so far

Nintendo has sold 9.54 million Wii U consoles to date, also reveals its best-selling games

By Anthony Garreffa on May 12, 2015 07:34 pm CDT - 1 min, 5 secs reading time

During Nintendo's earnings report, the Japanese gaming giant revealed the overall Wii U sales figures, as well as updating its best-selling games list for its current generation console.


The company sold 3.38 million Wii U consoles during its last fiscal year, with the Wii U racking up a total of 9.54 million consoles as of March 31. If we compare this to its Japanese rival in Sony, which has shipped 22.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles. But when it comes to games, we finally find out which games Nintendo has been doing well on, with Mario Kart 8 being absolutely no surprise at all.

With 9.54 million Wii U consoles in the wild, Mario Kart 8 has sold 5.11 million units, meaning that over 50% of Wii U owners have purchased Mario Kart 8 which is quite big for Nintendo. New Super Mario Bros. U comes in second with 4.81 million units, while Nintendo Land comes in third with 4.68 million sales.

  • Mario Kart 8 - 5.11 million
  • New Super Mario Bros. U - 4.81 million
  • Nintendo Land - 4.68 million
  • Super Mario 3D World - 4.10 million
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U - 3.65 million
  • New Super Luigi U - 2.25 million
  • Wii Party U - 1.55 million
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD - 1.52 million
Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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