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

by William D'Angelo, posted on 12 May 2013 / 2,491 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

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%).

Hardware Home Consoles

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.

Hardware Handhelds

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

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.

Software Home Consoles

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.

Software Handhelds

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