Top 10 Best-Selling Wii U Games in 2016 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 17 February 2017 / 56,428 Views
Today we take a look at the top 10 best-selling Wii U games in 2016. This series of articles will be taking a look at the top 10 best-selling games in 2016 by platform. Previously, we have looked at the Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.
The Wii U in 2016 sold an estimated 1.53 million units, a 56 percent decrease year-over-year, to bring its lifetime sales to 13.81 million units. 16.22 million games were sold at retail on the Wii U in 2016 and has now sold 86.61 million games lifetime. The Wii U sold 598,365 units in Europe, 460,025 units in the US, and 289,001 units in Japan.
Three games for the console in 2016 managed to sell over one million units and eight games sold more than 500,000 units. Below we've compiled a list of the 10 best-selling Wii U games:
10th. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games - 0.422 Million
9th. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - 0.47 million
8th. Super Mario 3D World - 0.55 million
7th. Super Mario Maker - 0.66 Million
6th. Mario Kart 8 - 0.69 Million
5th. Splatoon - 0.73 Million
4th. Paper Mario: Color Splash - 0.74 Million
3rd. Minecraft: Wii U Edition - 1.10 Million
2nd. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD - 1.16 Million
1st. Pokken Tournament - 1.26 Million
A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.