The Paper Mario series contains fiveMario games released between 2000 and 2012 on four different consoles and a handheld. The first two in the series are role-playing games, with the third one, Super Paper Mario for the Wii, being a mixture of both RPG and platforming elements. Each new game in the series was known for selling more than the previous one, prior to Paper Mario: Sticker Star for the Nintendo 3DS, released in 2012.


Data from Nintendo Shipments (December 2014)[1]

Year Platform Title Sales
2000/2001 Nintendo 64 Paper Mario 1.37
2004 GameCube Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door 1.91
2007 Wii Super Paper Mario 4.23
2012 Nintendo 3DS Paper Mario: Sticker Star 2.21
2016 Wii U Paper Mario: Color Splash 0.163056 [2]
Total 9.883056

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Best selling franchises
Best selling franchises · Highest grossing franchises

Mario · Pokemon · Final Fantasy · Street Fighter · Sonic · Dragon Quest · Call of Duty · Grand Theft Auto · Madden NFL · The Legend of Zelda · Gran Turismo · Resident Evil · Halo · Metal Gear Solid · (more)

See also: Best selling games · Best selling games worldwide