Ever wondered what the best-selling games for the Wii console are? If yes, you are in luck as this list will provide you a rundown of the 10 most sold Nintendo Wii games.
10 Just Dance 3
Just Dance 3 is a video game in the music department. Unlike many of the other games in this list, this particular title has been released not only for Wii, but for other platforms as well, including Sony’s PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. Just Dance 3 has sold around 9.84 million copies around the world.
9 Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario Galaxy utilizes a 3D platform. Nintendo EAD Tokyo is the responsible team for its development, while Nintendo is the one that published the game for the console Wii. The game was released in November of 2007 in most regions. It is also the 3rd 3-dimensional platform in the Super Mario Series after the game titles Super Mario 64 and the Super Mario Sunshine. Super Mario Galaxy has sold 10.84 million copies worldwide.
8 Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Super Smash Bros. Brawl, also commonly abbreviated to SSBB or simply referred to as Brawl, is the Super Smash Bros.’ third installment. It is a crossover fighting game that was officially announced at the 2005 pre-E3 press conference. The number of characters that players can use has grown significantly compared to the Super Smash Bros. Melee. This is also the first game title in the series to allow players to have control over 3rd party characters. Like the games in the series, the objective here is to knock off the opponent from the screen. Around 11.71 million copies of Super Smash Bros. Brawl has been sold worldwide.
7 Wii Fit Plus
Wii Fit Plus is actually an enhanced and improved version of Wii Fit, another game title especially designed, developed, and published for the Nintendo Wii game console. The game was released in Japan for the first time on the 1st of October, 2009. Other regions got access to the game in the same month. It was originally announced at the 2009 Nintendo E3 media briefing. In addition to the original activities that were featured in the Wii Fit title, this enhanced version comes with 15 new aerobics and balance games, which is referred to as the Training Plus. Six new yoga and strength training activities have also been added. Wii Fit plus has made 21.21 million in sales.
6 Wii Fit
Wii Fit was developed by Nintendo, with Hiroshi Matsunaga as its designer, for the Wii video game console. It is basically an exercise type of game comprised of a variety of activities that make use of the Wii Balance Board accessory. Wii Fit is not only one of the most sold Wii games ever; it is also considered to be one of the best-selling video game consoles in history. The game, which uses the Wii Balance Board, requires players to stand during the exercises. The game features strength training, balance, aerobics, and yoga games. Wii Fit has has a total of around 22.75 million sales worldwide.
5 New Super Mario Bros. Wii
The New Super Mario Bros. Wii side-scrolling platform game was developed and published by Nintendo for its Wii console. The game was released on four different dates, but all of them happened in 2009. It is the first Mario main series game since the release of the Mario Bros. It features simultaneous and various multiplayer gameplays. It is also the first game title to include the new Super Guide feature developed by Nintendo. In addition, it is the first Mario side-scrolling platform to offer up to four players in the multiplayer set up. New Super Mario Bros. Wii ranks fifth in this list for having sold 26.97 million copies worldwide.
4 Wii Play
Wii Play, which was initially released in Japan with the game title Your First Step to Wii, is a party video game for the console. It is the counterpart to the other Wii games including Wii Fit, Wii Sports, and Wii Music. It comes with minigames that make use of characters from the Mii Channel. While the game is usually bundled together with a Wii Remote, consumers can now purchase them as a stand-alone product. Wii Play is the 4th best-selling game on the console, selling around 28.73 million copies all over the globe.
3 Wii Sports Resort
The brains behind the Wii Sports Resort sports game is Nintendo itself, being the one responsible for its development and publishing. The game is the direct successor to the other Wii game called Wii Sports. It is one of the first game titles to require users to have the Wii MotionPlus accessory. Fortunately, the accessory is already packed with the game. It was first announced at the E3 2008 and its release in Japan followed on the 25th of June, 2009. Wii Sports Resort sold around 31.72 million copies worldwide.
2 Mario Kart Wii
Mario Kart Wii is a kart racing game that Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development has developed. Nintendo published it specifically for its Wii console. It is the 6th Mario Kart series game installment and also the 2nd Mario Kart title to be used in the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. It was released worldwide in April of 2008, except in South Korea where it was released a year after. Each copy came equipped with the Wii Wheel accessory. Mario Kart Wii made 33.80 million in sales.
1 Wii Sports
Wii Sports is definitely worth the number one spot on this list of the 10 most sold Nintendo Wii games, after making around $81.34 million in sales. This sports game, which has been developed and published by the Nintendo company itself, is a launch title for the Nintendo Wii game console. It is also the first title for the video game platform. The game, along with the console, was first released on the 19th of November, 2006 in North America. The set included it as a pack-in game in all countries except for Japan. Wii Sports is now sold as part of the game collection called Nintendo Selects and is no longer included as a pack-in game for the set.