Weekly Sales Analysis, 4 May - Kinect Adventures! Hits 20m Sold

by William D'Angelo, posted on 12 May 2013 / 2,511 Views

Overview

Overall hardware sales increased by six percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are up for the Wii U, 3DS, PSP, and Vita.  Overall year-on-year sales are down 17 percent.  Also the 3DS is the only platform to be up year-on-year. The PSP has dropped by 72 percent year-on-year, the biggest by percent.

No games debuted in the top 30 this week.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Kinect Adventures! (X360) passed the 20 million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is up for the Wii U, and down for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii. PlayStation 3 sales are down 3,655 (-3%) to 113,365 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 6,417 (-8%) to 73,633 units sold. The Wii U sold 32,460 units, an increase of 1,352 (4%). The Wii sold 27,727 units, a decrease of 1,888 (-6%).

Handheld sales week-on-week have increased for the 3DSm PSP and Vita, and dropped for the DS. The 3DS sold 171,388 units, which is up 12,818 (8%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita is up 8,957 (27%) to 42,540 units sold. The DS sold 20,177 units which is down 228 (-1%) compared to last week. The PSP is up 523 (4%) to 15,131 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 11,462 units (2%) to 4796,421 units sold.

The 3DS is the only platform up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 14,242 (-11%), the Wii is down 42,665 (-61%), and the Xbox 360 is down 13,792 (-16%). The PSP is down 39,847 (-72%), the DS is down 19,947 (-50%), the Vita is down 5,991 (-12%) and the 3DS is up 1,187 (1%). Year on year sales are down 102,837 units (-17%).

Home console hardware sales have decreased for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 five straight weeks. Wii U sales have increased for one week, while Wii sales have decreased for one week. The PlayStation 3 has led for the last 18 weeks. The Wii U has outsold its predecessor, the Wii, for seven straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 53 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 34 percent market share; and the Wii has a 13 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the Wii U is up, while the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii are down.

Handheld hardware sales have decreased for five straight weeks for the DS. The PSP and Vita have each increased for two weeks, while the 3DS has increased for one week. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 129,000 units this week, down from 125,000 units last week.

The DS has a 57 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the PSP has a 43 percent market share. The 3DS has an 80 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 20 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS is up, while the DS, PSP, and Vita are down.

Worldwide Software

No games debuted in the top 30 this week.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts:  Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS) is at the top of the charts with sales of 202,761. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) is at number two with sales of 202,761. Dead Island: Riptide (X360) is at number three with sales of 96,204. LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS) is at number four with sales of 79,563. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3) is at number five with sales of 58,489.

Soul Sacrifice (PSV) is at number six with sales of 58,113. Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360) is at number seven with sales of 57,640. Dead Island: Riptide (PS3) is at number eight with sales of 48,954. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 45,157. Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 41,775.

Software home console sales week-on-week are down across the board. The PlayStation 3 sold the most games this week with sales of 1.14 million, a decrease of 359,545 units (-24%).  The Xbox 360 sold 1.01 million games this week, a decrease of 319,500 units (-24%). Wii software sales are down 17,876 units (-3%) to 502,839 games sold. The Wii U sold 112,886 games, a decrease of 1,122 (-1%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the Vita and 3DS, and down for the PSP and DS. The 3DS sold 843,382 games, which is up 69,605 units (9%). The DS sold 338,827 games, a decrease of 24,005 units (-7%) week-on-week. The Vita sold 156,877 games, an increase of 18,930 (14%).  PSP game sales are down 24,017 units (-15%) to 142,465 games sold. Total combined software is down 657,530 games units (-13%) week-on-week to 4.24 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the 3DS and Vita, and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 359,545 units (-21%), the Wii is down 507,468 units (-50%) and the Xbox 360 is down 301,560 units (-23%). The DS is down 131,870 units (-28%), the PSP is down 102,020 units (-44%), the 3DS is up 429,783 units (104%), and the Vita is up 39,226 units (33%). Total combined software is down 772,271 million units (-15%) games sold year on year.

Home console software sales have decreased for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for one week, and two week for the Wii and Wii U. Software sales between the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 remain within 200,000 of each other for the seventh straight week.

The PlayStation 3 has a 43 percent market share, the Xbox 360 has a 38 percent market share, and the Wii has a 19 percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago the Wii U is up, while the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii are down.

The 3DS sold the most software for a handheld for the 20th straight week. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold more than five times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than two times as many games as the PSP. The Vita outsold the PSP for the first time since the week ending March 23.

The DS has a 72 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 28 percent market share. The 3DS has an 84 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 16 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS and DS are up, while the Vita and PSP are down.

The Top 75 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
202,761 757,127 3
2
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
152,928 1,757,979 7
3
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
96,204 333,089 2
4
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
79,563 184,684 2
5
Dragon's Dogma (PS3)
Capcom, Adventure
58,489 1,169,161 50
6
Soul Sacrifice (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
58,113 245,759 9
7
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
57,640 441,604 3
8
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
48,954 178,045 2
9
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
45,157 3,286,194 26
10
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
41,775 363,283 3
11
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
36,092 1,136,052 9
12
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
33,691 5,932,095 41
13
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
32,843 10,147,985 25
14
Dragon's Dogma (X360)
Capcom, Adventure
32,370 513,637 50
15
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
30,727 12,156,582 25
16
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
25,695 8,203,964 26
17
Deadly Premonition: Directors Cut (PS3)
Ignition Entertainment, Action
25,303 30,622 2
18
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
25,029 1,123,805 6
19
Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
24,843 941,656 55
20
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
24,603 694,807 6
21
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
24,574 7,900,524 75
22
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
23,456 6,395,226 32
23
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
23,166 1,091,556 8
24
Pokemon Black Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
21,779 6,566,481 46
25
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
21,132 20,019,935 131
26
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
20,051 1,922,569 24
27
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
19,807 978,128 9
28
NBA 2K13 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
19,735 2,427,049 31
29
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
19,159 1,799,115 24
30
SimCity (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
18,936 755,109 9
31
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
Pro N/A 9
32
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 23
33
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 79
34
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 265
35
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 337
36
NBA 2K13 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 31
37
Lego City Stories Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 7
38
Far Cry 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 23
39
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 202
40
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 74
41
Defiance (X360)
Trion Worlds, Action
Pro N/A 5
42
Star Trek: The Game (X360)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 2
43
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
Pro N/A 10
44
FIFA Soccer 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
Pro N/A 32
45
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 181
46
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
Pro N/A 8
47
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 27
48
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
Pro N/A 7
49
Star Trek: The Game (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 2
50
MLB 13: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 9
51
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 128
52
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 31
53
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 79
54
Assassin's Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 27
55
Forza Horizon (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
Pro N/A 28
56
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 24
57
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Nintendo, Fighting
Pro N/A 275
58
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition (Wii)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
Pro N/A 23
59
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 27
60
The Sims 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 205
61
Paper Mario (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 25
62
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 80
63
Dead Island (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 87
64
Madden NFL 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 36
65
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 50
66
Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire! (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 44
67
Skylanders Giants (Wii)
Activision, Action
Pro N/A 29
68
Heavy Rain (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 167
69
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 262
70
Nintendogs + cats (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
Pro N/A 115
71
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 78
72
Zumba Fitness (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 129
73
7th Dragon 2020-II (PSP)
Sega, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 3
74
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 364
75
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 78

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1 Comments

ganoncrotch (on 14 May 2013)

with the top 100 sales figures now just being a top 30 for most of the people who would click this you might as well just shorten it to 50 or the 30 visible sales.