Mario Sports is a collative group of numerous sporting spin-off games based on the Mario series. These games are usually developed by third party companies, and always published by Nintendo. These games star numerous Mario friends and foes playing a whole variety of sports, most notably Mario Golf and Mario Tennis. This page includes the Mario & Sonic series, but not the Mario Kart series.
Individually, the Mario Golf series has sold 8.58 million copies worldwide, the Mario Tennis series has sold 12.70 million copies worldwide, the Mario Baseball series has sold 3.37 million copies worldwide, and the Mario Strikers series has sold 4.20 million copies worldwide. When combining all the sports games, but not the Mario & Sonic series, the Mario Sports spinoffs have sold collectively 33.32 million copies worldwide. As of 2020, the Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games series has sold at least 26.25 million copies worldwide. Combining both the Mario Sports spinoffs and the Mario & Sonic series, the total sales is over 59.57 million copies worldwide as of March 2022.
|1987||FC||Family Computer Golf: Japan Course||0.74|||
|FC||Family Computer Golf: U.S. Course||0.56|||
|1991||NES||NES Open Tournament Golf||1.00|||
|2003||GCN||Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour||1.27|||
|2004||GBA||Mario Golf: Advance Tour||0.48*|||
|2014||3DS||Mario Golf: World Tour||0.49*|||
|2021||Switch||Mario Golf: Super Rush||2.35|||
|1995||Virtual Boy||Mario's Tennis||0.008JPN|||
|2004||GCN||Mario Power Tennis||1.16|||
|2005||GBA||Mario Tennis: Power Tour||0.475*|||
|2009||Wii||New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis||1.79|||
|2012||3DS||Mario Tennis Open||1.57|||
|2015||Wii U||Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash||0.54*|||
|2018||Switch||Mario Tennis Aces||3.66|||
|2005||GCN||Mario Superstar Baseball||1.05|||
|2008||Wii||Mario Super Sluggers||2.32|||
|2005||GCN||Super Mario Strikers||1.60|||
|2007||Wii||Mario Strikers Charged||2.60|||
|2022||Switch||Mario Strikers: Battle League|
Other Sports games
|2006||DS||Mario Hoops 3-on-3||2.03|||
|2010||Wii||Mario Sports Mix||1.98|||
|2017||3DS||Mario Sports Superstars||0.46*|||
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
|2007||Wii/DS||Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games||13.06|||
|2009||Wii/DS||Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games||6.99|||
|2011||Wii/3DS||Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games||3.84|||
|2013||Wii U||Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games||0.80*|||
|2016||Wii U/3DS||Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games||1.19*|||
|2019||Switch||Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games||0.370JPN|||
- * includes VGChartz numbers.
- Mario Golf: Advance Tour - 0.088 (JPN) [Famitsu], 0.262 (NA) [NPD], 0.13 (EU/Other) [VGChartz]
- Mario Tennis: Power Tour - 0.135 (JPN) [Famitsu], 0.34 (NA/EU/Other) [VGChartz]
- JPN currently only Japanese sales number available.
- The NES games simply named Golf and Tennis are not counted as Mario games by Nintendo.
- Family Computer Golf: Japan Course and Family Computer Golf: U.S. Course were only released in Japan.
- Ironically, despite having courses based in Australia, NES Open Tournament Golf did not release in Australia.
- Mario's Tennis and Mario Super Sluggers were only released in Japan and North America.
- Mario's Tennis is currently the worst-selling Mario game of all time.
- Sega published the first three Mario & Sonic sets of games outside of Japan, while Nintendo published them in Japan. For the fourth and fifth installments, Nintendo published them worldwide, and for the sixth installment, Sega published it worldwide.
- Nintendo software and hardware sales data from 1983 to present, Updated as of December 2021
- Games Data Library
- https://www.npd.com/products/consumer-tracking/ As of February 2007