Mario Kart Facts and Stats

Mario Kart Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Mario Kart facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

  • What is Mario Kart?

In 1992, the original Super Mario Kart arrived on Super Nintendo in North America with Europe getting on the grid in 1993. We’ve been racing around, popping balloons, throwing Red Shells and cursing Spiny Shells ever since! (source)

Mario Kart Releases

  • 1992 – Super Mario Kart
  • 1996 – Mario Kart 64
  • 2001 – Super Circuit
  • 2003 – Double Dash!!
  • 2005 – Mario Kart DS
  • 2008 – Mario Kart Wii
  • 2011 – Mario Kart 7
  • 2014 – Mario Kart 8
  • 2017 – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart Stats

Estimated number of copies of Mario Kart that have been sold all time:

132 million

Last updated 5/14/18


Number of copies of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold:

19.01 million

Last updated 9/30/19


Percentage of total Mario Kart 8 Deluxe copies that were sold in Europe:

37%

Last updated 9/20/18


Percentage of total Mario Kart 8 Deluxe copies that were sold in the US:

34%

Last updated 9/20/18


Number of copies of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold in Japan:

2.166 million

Last updated 3/13/19


Percentage of total Mario Kart 8 Deluxe copies that were sold in Japan:

20%

Last updated 9/20/18


Number of copies of Mario Kart 8 sold:

8.4 million

Last updated 3/31/18


Number of copies of Mario Kart DS sold:

23.6 million

Last updated 3/31/18


Number of copies of Mario Kart 7 sold:

17 million

Last updated 3/31/18


Number of copies of Mario Kart Wii sold:

37 million

Last updated 3/31/18

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