Super Mario 3D Land sells 5M copies

Along with the announcement of their newest title for the 3DS, Nintendo announced that Super Mario 3D Land has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. This is impressive considering the game’s release was only a couple months ago. It is also the first 3DS title to hit the 5 million mark.

1.36 million copies of Super Mario 3D Land sold in Japan with the remaining 3.68 million being sold in North America, Europe, and other regions. This is still a long way to go to surpass the 28.7 million copies sold of 2006′s New Super Mario Bros. Below is the list of titles that had sold at least 1 million copies worldwide within the first three quarters of 2011 (April to December).


Title (Apr-Dec 2011) Life-to-date
Pokemon Black Version/White Version 2.91 million 14.42 million
New Super Mario Bros. 1.87 million 28.74 million
Mario Kart DS 1.26 million 22.3 million
Professor Layton & the Last Specter* 1.19 million 1.19 million
Kirby Mass Attack 1.01 million 1.01 million
Super Mario 3D Land 5.03 million 5.03 million
Mario Kart 7 4.54 million 4.54 million
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 2.49 million 2.49 million
Mario Kart Wii 4.91 million 31.91 million
New Super Mario Bros. Wii 3.53 million 25.47 million
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword 3.42 million 3.42 million
Wii Sports 2.4 million 79.16 million
Wii Sports Resort 2.19 million 29.87 million
Wii Party 1.91 million 7.68 million
Wii Fit Plus 1.75 million 20.24 million
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land 1.21 million 1.21 million
Wii Play: Motion 1.12 million 1.12 million
Super Mario Galaxy 1.09 million 10.4 million


*Published by Nintendo in North America and Europe, published in Japan by Level-5

[Source: Gamasutra]

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