Weekly Sales Analysis, 30 June 2012 - Spec Ops, Spider-Man

by William D'Angelo, posted on 10 July 2012 / 5,837 Views

Overview

Hardware sales week on week are up for the PlayStation 3, PSP and PlayStation Vita, and are down for the Wii, Xbox 360, DS, and 3DS. Overall sales are up one percent week on week. The 3DS is the only platform to be up year on year and even with it being up 59 percent. Overall sales are down by 37 percent year on year.

Six games debuted in the top 30 this week. Spec Ops: The Line (X360) debuted at number four with sales of 113,633. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number six with sales of 97,550. Software milestones this week in the top 30: Pokémon Black / White Version 2 (DS) crosses the two million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Week on week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, PSP and PlayStation Vita, and are down for the Wii, Xbox 360, DS, and 3DS. The 3DS is at the top this week with sales of 159,868 units, which is down 3,438 (-2%).  The PlayStation 3 is up 1,708 (1%) to 121,494 units sold.  Xbox 360 sales are down 1,683 (-2%) to 88,872 units sold. The PlayStation Vita is up 13,125 (26%) to 63,975 units sold. The PSP sold 46,370 which is up 783 (2%) compared to last week.  The Wii sold 43,568 units, which is down 1,446 (-3%). The DS is down 889 (-2%) to 37,331 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 8,160 (1%) to 561,478.

Year on year sales are up for the 3DS and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 59,457 (-33%), the Wii is down 102,354 (-70%), and the Xbox 360 is down 60,200 (-40%). The PSP is down 88,235 (-66%) the DS is down 147,168 (-80%) and the 3DS is up 59,593 (59%). Year on year sales are down 333,846 (-37%).

Hardware Home Consoles

The PlayStation 3 has increased for two weeks, while the Xbox 360 has decreased for one week and the Wii has decreased for three weeks. The PlayStation 3 has led every week this year and the Xbox 360 has been in second every week, except for the week ending January 7 where the Wii outsold it. The PlayStation 3 has a 48 percent market share; the Xbox 360 has a 35 percent market share; and the Wii has a 17 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all three home consoles are down.

Hardware Handhelds

The 3DS has outsold its predecessor, the DS, by more than 4 to 1, while the Vita outsold the PSP by 17,605 units. The PSP has a 55 percent market share this week for the current generation handhelds and the DS has a 45 percent. The 3DS has a 71 percent market share for the next generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 29 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.

Worldwide Software

Six games debuted in the top 30 this week. Spec Ops: The Line (X360) debuted at number four with sales of 113,633. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number six with sales of 97,550. The game launched worldwide.

The Amazing Spider-Man (X360) debuted at number seven with sales of 93,933. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number nine with sales of 76,315. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of the Land of Twilight (PS3) debuted at number 11 with sales of 65,497. The game launched in Japan.

Culdcept (3DS) debuted at number 12 with sales of 53,898. The game launched in Japan.

Robotics;Notes (PS3) debuted at number 13 with sales of 51,145. The game launched in Japan.

Resident Evil Chronicles HD (PS3) debuted at number 23 with sales of 30,330. The game launched in Japan.

Other games in the top 10 that are not debuts include Pokémon Black / White Version 2 (DS) at the top with sales of 423,075. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (X360) is at number two with sales of 184,645. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii) is at number three with sales of 142,179. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3) is at number five with sales of 111,320.

Diablo III (PC) is at number eight with sales of 83,987. Pokemon + Nobunaga no Yabou (DS) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 71,049.

Software

Week on week software totals are up across the board, except for the DS which is down. The PlayStation 3 sold 1.61 million games, an increase of 337,819 (27%). The Xbox 360 sold 1.44 million games this week, an increase of 187,807 (15%). The DS sold 943,737 games, a decrease of 1.27 million (-57%).  Wii software sales are up 57,680 (7%) to 855,796. The 3DS sold 363,128 games, which is up 45,419 (14%). PSP game sales are up 953 (0%) to 217,286 games sold. The Vita sold 146,763 games, an increase of 17,686 (14%).  Total combined software is down 625,732 (-10%) week on week to 5.57 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, DS, and 3DS, and are down for the Wii and PSP. The PlayStation 3 is down 317,085 (25%), the Wii is down 542,033 (-39%) and the Xbox 360 is up 274,249 (24%). The DS is up 44,643 (5%), the PSP is down 126,162 (-37%) and the 3DS is down 21,554 (6%). Total combined software is up 136,099 (3%) games sold year on year.

Software Home Consoles

The gap between the software sales of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 after six straight weeks of being within 100,000 of each other has grown to nearly 200,000 this week. The PlayStation 3 has lead for nine of the last 10 weeks, while the Xbox 360 led for the other one. The PlayStation 3 has a 41 percent market share, the Xbox 360 with 37 percent, and the Wii with 22 percent. Compared to ten weeks ago all three home consoles are down.

Software Handhelds

The DS has lead for nine out of the last ten weeks, and the 3DS lead for the other week. The DS has a 81 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 19 percent market share. The 3DS has a 71 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 29 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the DS and Vita are up, while the PSP and 3DS are down.

The Top 100 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Pokemon Black / White Version 2
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
423,075 2,001,183 2
2
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Adventure
184,645 251,685 2
3
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Adventure
142,179 165,152 2
4
Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
113,633 113,633 1
5
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Adventure
111,320 164,761 2
6
Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
97,550 97,550 1
7
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man (X360)
Activision, Action
93,933 93,933 1
8
Diablo III
Diablo III (PC)
Blizzard Entertainment, Role-Playing
83,987 2,417,442 7
9
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man (PS3)
Activision, Action
76,315 76,315 1
10
Pokemon + Nobunaga no Yabou
Pokemon + Nobunaga no Yabou (DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
71,049 572,068 16
11
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of the Land of Twilight
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of the Land of Twilight (PS3)
Gust, Role-Playing
65,497 65,497 1
12
Culdcept
Culdcept (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
53,898 53,898 1
13
Robotics;Notes
Robotics;Notes (PS3)
5pb, Adventure
51,145 51,145 1
14
Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D
Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
41,584 777,861 5
15
Mario Party 9
Mario Party 9 (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
36,596 1,419,144 18
16
FIFA Soccer 12
FIFA Soccer 12 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
35,626 5,975,181 40
17
Metal Gear Solid HD Edition
Metal Gear Solid HD Edition (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
34,916 58,611 3
18
Battlefield 3
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
33,181 5,520,593 36
19
Zumba Fitness 2
Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
31,252 1,808,332 33
20
MLB 12: The Show
MLB 12: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
30,888 574,888 17
21
Super Mario 3D Land
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
30,669 6,266,064 35
22
Max Payne 3
Max Payne 3 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
30,627 751,697 7
23
Resident Evil Chronicles HD
Resident Evil Chronicles HD (PS3)
Capcom, Shooter
30,330 30,330 1
24
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360)
Activision, Shooter
30,228 14,226,156 34
25
Max Payne 3
Max Payne 3 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
30,150 926,020 7
26
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
28,775 940,624 6
27
FIFA Soccer 12
FIFA Soccer 12 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
28,552 3,900,623 40
28
Mario Kart 7
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
28,347 5,787,194 31
29
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Wii)
Activision, Action
27,209 1,869,432 38
30
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Adventure
25,766 30,204 2
31 Mario Tennis 3DS Nintendo Sports 6
32 Battlefield 3 X360 Electronic Arts Shooter 36
33 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 34
34 Fatal Frame 2: Wii Edition Wii Nintendo Adventure 1
35 Record of Agarest War 2 PS3 Aksys Games Role-Playing 1
36 LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes 3DS Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Adventure 2
37 Kinect Adventures! X360 Microsoft Game Studios Misc 87
38 Wii Sports Wii Nintendo Sports 293
39 Mario Kart Wii Wii Nintendo Racing 221
40 Just Dance 3 Wii Ubisoft Misc 39
41 NBA 2K12 X360 Take-Two Interactive Sports 39
42 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PS3 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 34
43 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PS3 Ubisoft Shooter 6
44 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 PS3 Activision Shooter 34
45 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo Platform 137
46 Pokemon Black / White Version DS Nintendo Role-Playing 94
47 .hack: Sekai no Mukou ni + Versus PS3 Namco Bandai Games Misc 1
48 FIFA Street PS3 Electronic Arts Sports 16
49 Lollipop Chainsaw PS3 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 3
50 Zumba Fitness Wii Majesco Entertainment Sports 85
51 The Amazing Spider-Man Wii Activision Action 1
52 Batman: Arkham City PS3 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 37
53 The Idolmaster: Gravure For You! Vol.9 PS3 Namco Bandai Games Misc 1
54 Wii Party Wii Nintendo Misc 104
55 Dragon's Dogma PS3 Capcom Adventure 6
56 Mass Effect 3 X360 Electronic Arts Role-Playing 17
57 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games Wii Sega Sports 33
58 Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo Sports 158
59 Persona 4: The Golden PSV Atlus Role-Playing 3
60 London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games PS3 Sega Sports 1
61 Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 Square Enix Role-Playing 29
62 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 34
63 London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games X360 Sega Sports 1
64 Batman: Arkham City X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 37
65 Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Racing 84
66 Robotics;Notes X360 5pb Adventure 1
67 The Amazing Spider-Man DS Activision Action 1
68 Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary X360 Microsoft Game Studios Shooter 33
69 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Action 35
70 Tokyo Jungle PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Action 4
71 Assassin's Creed: Revelations PS3 Ubisoft Action 33
72 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Wii Nintendo Fighting 231
73 Battlefield 3 PC Electronic Arts Shooter 36
74 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC Ubisoft Shooter 3
75 Spec Ops: The Line PC Take-Two Interactive Shooter 1
76 Red Dead Redemption PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 111
77 The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy: Classics HD PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Platform 1
78 New Super Mario Bros. DS Nintendo Platform 320
79 Lollipop Chainsaw X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 3
80 Kenka Bancho Bros: Tokyo Battle Royale PSP Spike Adventure 2
81 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games 3DS Sega Sports 21
82 Assassin's Creed: Revelations X360 Ubisoft Action 33
83 Gravity Rush PSV Sony Computer Entertainment Action 21
84 Forza Motorsport 4 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Racing 38
85 Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 PS3 Konami Digital Entertainment Sports 40
86 NBA 2K12 PS3 Take-Two Interactive Sports 39
87 Sniper Elite V2 PS3 505 Games Shooter 9
88 Sorcery PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Role-Playing 6
89 Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo DS Activision Misc 34
90 Kid Icarus: Uprising 3DS Nintendo Action 15
91 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Wii Nintendo Adventure 33
92 Kinect Sports X360 Microsoft Game Studios Sports 87
93 Dragon's Dogma X360 Capcom Adventure 6
94 Red Dead Redemption X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 111
95 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Role-Playing 11
96 The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Adventure 41
97 Sid Meier's Civilization V PC Take-Two Interactive Strategy 93
98 Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 218
99 LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes PSV Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Adventure 2
100 Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Activision Shooter 86

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1 Comments

Conegamer (on 11 July 2012)

Look at all of that YoY decreases. Look how big they all are. There's still life left in this generation? Yeah, right. We need a new generation, and fast. This just proves that.