Seriously. Kick me right in the nuts, because I must be dreaming. I’m not really sure how this hasn’t gathered more attention recently, but it’s true- Wii Sports is the best-selling game of all time, now at over 40 million copies sold, putting it past Super Mario Bros., the previous title holder.
Granted, these numbers are a bit skewed, as both of these games were bundled titles with their systems (a PS2 bundled game would have sold 100 million plus copies), but it’s still significant, as no game has ever sold more than the original SMB until now. And it’s Wii. Freaking. Sports.
Curious about the other top 10 best-selling games of all time?
According to VGChartz, here they are (numbers are by millions):
- Wii Sports, Wii – 40.52
- Super Mario Bros, NES – 40.24
- Pokemon Red / Green / Blue, GameBoy – 31.38
- Tetris, GameBoy – 30.26
- Duck Hunt, NES – 28.31
- Pokemon Gold / Silver, GameBoy – 23.11
- Nintendogs, DS – 21.37
- Super Mario World, SNES – 20.61
- Wii Play, Wii – 19.68
- Super Mario Land, GameBoy – 18.14
Um. Those are all Nintendo. Got to give them credit where credit is due. Day-umn.