Top Selling Wii Games

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by Eternal Myst, May 10, 2008.

  1. Eternal Myst

    Eternal Myst Back from the Myst.

    May 2, 2008
    United States
    I have a bomb alallalallala
    * Wii Sports (21.56 million)
    * Wii Play (11.51 million)
    * Super Mario Galaxy (6.1 million)
    * Mario Party 8 (4.86 million)
    * Super Smash Bros. Brawl (4.85 million)
    * The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (4.52 million)
    * Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (3.4 million)
    * Super Paper Mario (2.28 million)
    * Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree (2.26 million)
    * Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (2 million)
    * Wii Fit (1.986 million in Japan)
    * WarioWare: Smooth Moves (1.82 million)
    * Mario Strikers Charged (1.77 million)
    * Link's Crossbow Training (1.71 million)
    * Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (1.6 million)
    * Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (1.31 million)
    * Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (1.17 million)
    * Carnival Games (1.2 million)
    *Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (1.10 million)
    * Rayman Raving Rabbids (1.2 million)
    * Sonic and the Secret Rings (1.2 million)
    * Mario Kart Wii (1.12 million in Japan)
    *MySims (1.04 million)
    * Red Steel (1 million)
    * Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (1 million shipped)

    Credit goes to GameInformer for their calculations.
    I do not take credit in anything besides sharing these calculations with you.
  2. DrHectic

    DrHectic Advanced Member

    Feb 2, 2008
    One must wonder how Link's Crossbow Training was able to outsell Metroid Prime 3.
  3. phaerun

    phaerun GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 16, 2008
    wii sports should be out of this list anyways since it is bundled in every console they sell in eu.
    but honestly some of those numbers make you wonder.
  4. Lukeage

    Lukeage GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 24, 2004
    While it is bundled outside of Japan, even if you take those out, they've still sold 3 million copies in Japan and hence would make the list [​IMG]
  5. Warm Woolly Shee

    Warm Woolly Shee GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 14, 2006
    United States
    Butt City, FA rt
    Missing 3 other million+ sellers:

    MySims (1.04)
    Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (1.10)
    Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (1.17)
  6. B-Blue

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    SMG should be the first [​IMG]
  7. VmprHntrD

    VmprHntrD GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2004
    United States
    Louisville, KY
    It technically is really because WiiPlay was a $10 gimmick package to sell a Wii controller so people could try out the motions, and the Sports title as stated and obvious is a pack-in. SMG 'technically' is the highest selling Wii game as it did it on its own merit without a system or a second controller (you basically need anyways packed with it to move it.

    Most that buy a Wii who aren't totally alone on it will get Wii Play as it's just $10 more and you get some good/bad little demos with it so you can write that one off quite easily, though if the controller were 1/2 the price of the game and it kept moving you could make a partial case but most of Wii Play were done when the Wii controller was $40 and it was $ it's $35/50 I believe.
  8. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

    Former Staff
    Apr 11, 2003
    United States
    The only reason anyone bought WiiPlay (including me) was because Nintendo was hoarding the Wiimotes to include with the game so the only was to get another Wiimote was to buy WiiPlay.
  9. SavageWaffle

    SavageWaffle GBAtemp Maniac

    Jan 13, 2008
    United States
    New York
    You know, you should give credit to GameInformer, since its not your calculations. Just put some credit. You copied it off the G.I magazine,
  10. Eternal Myst

    Eternal Myst Back from the Myst.

    May 2, 2008
    United States
    I have a bomb alallalallala
    Yes I made a mistake in taking this without giving them credit.
    I have now edited that.
  11. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

    Jan 3, 2007
    United States
    Was Carnival Games bundled in with crap?

    It irritates me to NO END that stores in the US are bundling stuff STILL in 2008. I was just in Frys Electronics last week and I saw 3 Wiis just sitting there... I went to pick one up for a friend who has been looking forever. Sir, you need to purchase them in a bundle... Um, they are just sitting here, I don't want a bundle, I just want the console. If I buy the bundle can I just return all the games since they will be on the receipt? No. Argh. No one wants a bunch of shovelware titles and fake accessories for WiiSports.