Super Nintendo

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (also called SNES, Super Nintendo and Super Famicom) is a 16-bit video game console that was released by Nintendo between 1990 and 1993. The SNES was a global success, becoming the best-selling console of the 16-bit era. Although Nintendo has dropped all support for the console, the SNES still continues to be popular to this very day among fans, collectors, retro gamers, and emulation enthusiasts.

Different models of SNES consoles
From left to right: Japanese, North American, and EU/AU models.

Best selling games

These are the top ten best-selling games in all regions.

  1. Super Mario World   (20 million copies)
  2. Donkey Kong Country   (8 million copies)
  3. Super Mario Kart   (8 million copies)
  4. Street Fighter II: The World Warrior   (6.3 million copies)
  5. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past   (4.61 million copies)
  6. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest   (4.37 million copies)
  7. Street Fighter II Turbo   (4.1 million copies)
  8. Star Fox   (4 million copies)
  9. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island   (4 million copies)
  10. Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie   (3.2 million copies)

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