Weekly Sales Analysis, 7 July 2012 - Etrian Odyssey IV, Anarchy Reigns - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 15 July 2012 / 4,325 Views
Hardware sales week on week are up for the PlayStation 3, flat for the PSP, and down for the Wii, Xbox 360, DS, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita. Overall sales are down six percent week on week. The 3DS is the only platform to be up year on year and even with it being up 71 percent. Overall sales are down by 38 percent year on year.
Four games debuted in the top 30 this week. Etrian Odyssey IV (3DS) debuted at number two with sales of 95,865. There are no software milestones this week in the top 30.
Hardware sales week on week are up for the PlayStation 3, flat for the PSP, and down for the Wii, Xbox 360, DS, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita. The 3DS is at the top this week with sales of 142,442 units, which is down 17,426 (-11%). The PlayStation 3 is up 1,338 (1%) to 122,832 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 737 (-1%) to 88,135 units sold. The PlayStation Vita is down 16,084 (-11%) to 47,891 units sold. The PSP sold 46,212 which is down 158 (0%) compared to last week. The Wii sold 42,496 units, which is down 1,072 (-2%). The DS is down 1,786 (-5%) to 35,545 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 35,925 (-6%) to 525,553.
Year on year sales are up for the 3DS and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 48,976 (-29%), the Wii is down 92,068 (-68%), and the Xbox 360 is down 71,632 (-45%). The PSP is down 78,244 (-63%) the DS is down 136,697 (-63%) and the 3DS is up 59,107 (71%). Year on year sales are down 320,616 (-38%).
The PlayStation 3 has increased for three weeks, while the Xbox 360 has decreased for two weeks and the Wii has decreased for four 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 the Xbox 360 is up, and the PlayStation 3 and Wii are down.
The 3DS has outsold its predecessor, the DS, by more than 4 to 1, while the Vita barely outsold the PSP. The PSP has a 57 percent market share this week for the current generation handhelds and the DS has a 43 percent. The 3DS has a 75 percent market share for the next generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 25 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.
Four games debuted in the top 30 this week. Etrian Odyssey IV (3DS) debuted at number two with sales of 95,865. The game launched in Japan.
Little Battlers eXperience: Explosive Boost (3DS) debuted at number six with sales of 54,667. The game launched in Japan.
Anarchy Reigns (PS3) debuted at number 13 with sales of 46,973. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number 19 with sales of 36,197. The game launched in Japan.
Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire! (3DS) debuted at number 28 with sales of 29,846. 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 184,681. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (X360) is at number three with sales of 71,772. Diablo III (PC) is at number four with sales of 64,504. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii) is at number five with sales of 63,880.
The Amazing Spider-Man (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 52,899. The Amazing Spider-Man (X360) is at number seven with sales of 52,624. Pokemon + Nobunaga no Yabou (DS) is at number nine with sales of 47,813. Spec Ops: The Line (PS3) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 47,813.
Week on week software totals are up for the PSP and 3DS, and are down for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, DS, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 sold 1.39 million games, a decrease of 216,115 (-13%). The Xbox 360 sold 1.29 million games this week, a decrease of 145,702 (15%). Wii software sales are down 72,636 (-8%) to 783,160. The DS sold 688,784 games, a decrease of 254,953 (-27%). The 3DS sold 513,525 games, which is up 150,397 (41%). PSP game sales are up 16,871 (8%) to 234,157 games sold. The Vita sold 108252 games, a decrease of 38,511 (-26%). Total combined software is down 560,649 (-10%) week on week to 5.01 million.
Year on year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and 3DS, and are down for the Wii, DS and PSP. The PlayStation 3 is up 262,629 (23%), the Wii is down 418,286 (-35%) and the Xbox 360 is up 255,733 (25%). The DS is up 99,489 (-13%), the PSP is down 6,897 (-3%) and the 3DS is up 316,027 (160%). Total combined software is up 417,969 (9%) games sold year on year.
The gap between the software sales of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 are now back within 100,000 of each other, for the seventh time in eight 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 40 percent market share, the Xbox 360 with 37 percent, and the Wii with 23 percent. Compared to ten weeks ago all three home consoles are down.
The DS has lead for nine out of the last ten weeks, and the 3DS lead for the other week. The DS has a 75 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 25 percent market share. The 3DS has an 83 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 17 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the DS and 3DS are up, while the PSP and Vita are down.
The Top 100 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.
|32||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||X360||Bethesda Softworks||Role-Playing||35|
|33||Max Payne 3||PS3||Take-Two Interactive||Shooter||8|
|34||NBA 2K12||X360||Take-Two Interactive||Sports||40|
|35||Max Payne 3||X360||Take-Two Interactive||Shooter||8|
|36||Kinect Adventures!||X360||Microsoft Game Studios||Misc||88|
|37||FIFA Soccer 12||PS3||Electronic Arts||Sports||41|
|38||Just Dance 3||Wii||Ubisoft||Misc||40|
|39||Mario Kart Wii||Wii||Nintendo||Racing||222|
|40||Battlefield 3||X360||Electronic Arts||Shooter||37|
|41||Dead Island||PS3||Deep Silver||Action||44|
|42||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||PS3||Bethesda Softworks||Role-Playing||35|
|43||FIFA Soccer 12||X360||Electronic Arts||Sports||41|
|44||Batman: Arkham City||PS3||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment||Action||38|
|45||Dead Island||X360||Deep Silver||Action||44|
|47||New Super Mario Bros. Wii||Wii||Nintendo||Platform||138|
|48||Zumba Fitness||Wii||Majesco Entertainment||Sports||86|
|49||Pokemon Black / White Version||DS||Nintendo||Role-Playing||95|
|50||LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes||DS||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment||Adventure||3|
|51||The Secret World||PC||Funcom||Role-Playing||1|
|53||Batman: Arkham City||X360||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment||Action||38|
|54||London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games||PS3||Sega||Sports||2|
|55||FIFA Street||PS3||Electronic Arts||Sports||17|
|56||Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary||X360||Microsoft Game Studios||Shooter||34|
|57||Wii Sports Resort||Wii||Nintendo||Sports||159|
|58||Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games||Wii||Sega||Sports||34|
|59||Super Smash Bros. Brawl||Wii||Nintendo||Fighting||232|
|60||Mass Effect 3||X360||Electronic Arts||Role-Playing||18|
|61||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||PC||Bethesda Softworks||Role-Playing||35|
|62||Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception||PS3||Sony Computer Entertainment||Action||36|
|63||Spec Ops: The Line||PC||Take-Two Interactive||Shooter||2|
|64||Battlefield 3||PC||Electronic Arts||Shooter||37|
|65||Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of the Land of Twilight||PS3||Gust||Role-Playing||2|
|66||Red Dead Redemption||PS3||Take-Two Interactive||Action||112|
|68||Assassin's Creed: Revelations||PS3||Ubisoft||Action||34|
|69||New Super Mario Bros.||DS||Nintendo||Platform||321|
|70||Gran Turismo 5||PS3||Sony Computer Entertainment||Racing||85|
|71||Final Fantasy XIII-2||PS3||Square Enix||Role-Playing||30|
|72||Sniper Elite V2||PS3||505 Games||Shooter||10|
|73||Red Dead Redemption||X360||Take-Two Interactive||Action||112|
|75||Forza Motorsport 4||X360||Microsoft Game Studios||Racing||39|
|76||Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story||DS||Nintendo||Role-Playing||147|
|77||Call of Duty: Black Ops||PS3||Activision||Shooter||87|
|78||LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes||3DS||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment||Adventure||3|
|79||Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games||3DS||Sega||Sports||22|
|80||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3||PC||Activision||Shooter||35|
|81||Call of Duty: Black Ops||X360||Activision||Shooter||87|
|82||Batman: Arkham Asylum||PS3||Eidos Interactive||Action||150|
|83||Grand Theft Auto IV||PS3||Take-Two Interactive||Action||219|
|84||Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012||X360||Ubisoft||Sports||35|
|85||The Sims 3||PC||Electronic Arts||Simulation||162|
|86||Lollipop Chainsaw||PS3||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment||Action||4|
|87||Sniper Elite V2||X360||505 Games||Shooter||10|
|88||Pro Evolution Soccer 2012||PS3||Konami Digital Entertainment||Sports||41|
|89||FIFA Street||X360||Electronic Arts||Sports||17|
|90||NBA 2K12||PS3||Take-Two Interactive||Sports||40|
|91||Saints Row: The Third||PS3||THQ||Action||34|
|92||Sorcery||PS3||Sony Computer Entertainment||Role-Playing||7|
|93||Gravity Rush||PSV||Sony Computer Entertainment||Action||22|
|94||Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo||DS||Activision||Misc||35|
|96||Mass Effect 3||PS3||Electronic Arts||Role-Playing||18|
|98||Assassin's Creed: Revelations||X360||Ubisoft||Action||34|
|99||Kinect Star Wars||X360||Microsoft Game Studios||Action||14|
|100||Resident Evil Chronicles HD||PS3||Capcom||Shooter||2|
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