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The Nintendo Wii wasn’t just a successful Nintendo console, it was one of the best-selling and most successful consoles of all time. Nintendo’s next console, the Nintendo Wii U, would never reach the height of its predecessor.

It’s one of the company’s worst-selling consoles. However, the Wii U still had a ton of great games. Even though they weren’t played by tens of millions, plenty of people still enjoyed the console and the games it had to offer. So, here are the best Wii U games of all time ranked by sales.

The Best Selling Wii U Games

  • 10. Mario Party 10
  • 9. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
  • 8. New Super Luigi U
  • 7. Super Mario Maker
  • 6. Splatoon
  • 5. Nintendo Land
  • 4. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
  • 3. New Super Mario Bros. U
  • 2. Super Mario 3D World
  • 1. Mario Kart 8

10. Mario Party 10 – 2.2 Million Copies Sold


Mario Party is a staple for Nintendo consoles, the majority of their consoles have a Mario Party game to go along with it, and there’s a reason for that.

The Mario Party games are a blast, and even though things can get quickly heated, that adds to the experience of the game. Mario Party 10 is no exception and is another fun installment in the series.


Released in 2015, this Wii U game sees players competing on a board game to get as many stars as possible. You do this by traversing through the map and playing minigames to collect enough coins to buy stars.

Some of the minigames include Cheep Cheep Leap, Bobsled Battle, and Paintball Battle.

The Mario Party series is massively popular, and Mario Party 10 proved it once again. The game would go on to sell 2.2 million copies.

9. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – 2.3 Million Copies Sold


A remaster of the GameCube game, Wind Waker HD takes players back to the world of Zelda. In this adventure, Link must once again stop Ganon except this game puts a heavy emphasis on sailing, as Wind Waker takes place on the sea.

To sail, Link must use the Wind Waker baton to control the wind. Equipped with this baton and being surrounded by his new friends, Link takes the fight to Ganon.


The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker sold well on the GameCube, and it’s able to say the same on the Wii U.

The game managed to sell 2.3 million copies, outselling other Zelda games such as Hyrule Warriors and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. It’s the best-selling Wii U game in the Zelda…

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