Super Nintendo Entertainment System (North America) with controller
This is a list of video games for the
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) video game console, known as the Super Famicom (SFC) in Japan, that have sold or shipped at least one million copies. The best-selling game on the SNES is . First released in Japan on November 21, 1990, it went on to sell over 20 Super Mario World million units worldwide. The second  game on the SNES, Super Mario , is the second-best-selling game on the platform, with sales in excess of 10.5 Super Mario All-Stars million units. The console's top five is rounded out by  Rare's in third, with sales of 9.3 Donkey Kong Country million units, while its two follow-ups are also in the top ten,  in fourth, selling over 8.7 Super Mario Kart million units, and in fifth, with 6.3 Street Fighter II: The World Warrior million units sold.
There are a total of 49 SNES/Super Famicom games on this list which are confirmed to have sold or shipped at least one million units. Of these, twelve were developed by internal Nintendo development divisions. Other developers with the most million-selling games include
Capcom and Square, with nine games each in the list of 49. Of the 49 games on this list, 20 were published in one or more regions by Nintendo. Other publishers with multiple million-selling games include Capcom with nine games, Square with eight games, Enix with five games, and Acclaim Entertainment with three games. The most popular franchises on SNES include Super Mario (46.18 million combined units), (17.96 Donkey Kong million combined units), and (12.4 Street Fighter million combined units).
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^ a b Only developers and publishers for the original release of each game are listed.
^ Only the initial release date on this platform is listed.
Argonaut Software worked as additional developers on Star Fox.
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"Dragon Quest History". Planet Nintendo. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007 . Retrieved . April 23, 2017
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