2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to February 16th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 26 February 2013 / 5,385 Views

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three home consoles over comparable periods for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.  Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.

Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)



Market Share – 7th Generation (Same Periods Covered)


Market Share – 8th Generation (Same Periods Covered)


2010 – (Week beginning January 3 to February 20)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to February 19)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to February 18)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to February 16)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year – 7th Generation


Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year – 8th Generation


"Year to date" sales for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2013 versus 2011 and 2013 versus 2012 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.


Xbox 360 - Down Year-on-Year 68,915, Year to Date -41.3%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 81,057, Year to Date -30.4%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 64,719, Year to Date -62.6%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-Year 60,016, Year to Date 5.9%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 90,158, Year to Date -71.1%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 38,384, Year to Date -59.1%

Nintendo 3DS - Down Year-on-Year 54,927, Year to Date -14.9%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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platformmaster918 (on 26 February 2013)

I don't know why everyone is saying how bad WiiU is doing. Can't get any better than 100% market share lol

kumagawa (on 26 February 2013)

How the hell is the 3DS down over 250,000 units sold year on year already? It needs another price cut Nintendo!

platformmaster918 (on 26 February 2013)

it was still riding the MK and SM3DL tide last year at this time. It will settle into last year's numbers soon enough and then explode when Pokemon hits.

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Michael-5 (on 26 February 2013)

Now that Vita released in USA a year ago, Vita will no longer reek the benefits of being the only console up YoY....................WTF PEOPLE BUY 3DS'S!

platformmaster918 (on 26 February 2013)

or Vitas

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