2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to March 23rd - News

by William D'Angelo, posted on 01 April 2013 / 4,654 Views

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the four home consoles and four handhelds 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 March 27)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to March 26)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to March 24)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to March 23)

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 37,282, Year to Date -35.4%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 45,840, Year to Date -28.4%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 53,348, Year to Date -65.8%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 9,117, Year to Date 43.0%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 54,632, Year to Date -67.8%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 26,378, Year to Date -52.7%

Nintendo 3DS - Down Year-on-Year 49,964, Year to Date -13.4%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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BossPuma (on 01 April 2013)

The WiiU sold over 3 million already. I dont know why its not counted

JWeinCom (on 02 April 2013)

They are, just not into the YTD portion. They're comparing what each system sold from Jan 1st to March 23rd of each year. The Wii U didn't exist (in retail at least) this time last year.

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Mazty (on 02 April 2013)

No the Wii U has shipped over 3 million units. It has not sold 3 million units at retailers.

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