Weekly Sales Analysis, 15 June - The Last of Us

by William D'Angelo, posted on 25 June 2013 / 13,084 Views

Overview

Overall hardware sales increased by 36 percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, 3DS, and Vita.  Overall year-on-year sales are up slightly.  The 3DS is up 84 percent year-on-year and the PlayStation 3 is up three percent. The DS has dropped by 74 percent year-on-year, the biggest by percent.

Two games debuted in the top 30 this week. The Last of Us (PS3) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 1.17 million units.  The game launched in North America and Europe.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) passed the two million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week are up for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. PlayStation 3 sales are up 25,439 (21%) to 146,813 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are up 577 (1%) to 79,854 units sold. The Wii sold 26,070 units, a decrease of 2,085 (-7%). The Wii U sold 23,103 units, a decrease of 909 (-4%).

Handheld sales week-on-week are up for the 3DS and Vita, and down for the DS and PSP. The 3DS sold 264,483 units, which is up 140,790 (114%) week-on-week. The PSP is down 742 (-1%) to 50,038 units sold. The Vita sold 33,095 units which is up 5,083 (18%) compared to last week. The DS is down 1,305 (-9%) to 12,863 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 166,848 units (36%) to 636,319 units sold.

The 3DS and PlayStation 3 are up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is up 4,212 (3%), the Wii is down 28,623 (-52%), and the Xbox 360 is down 34,937 (-30%). The PSP is down 3,459 (-6%), the DS is down 36,519 (-74%), the Vita is down 42,963 (-56%) and the 3DS is up 120,589 (84%). Year on year sales are up 1,403 units (0%).

Hardware

Home console hardware sales have increased for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 one week and decreased for three weeks for the Wii U and four weeks for the Wii. The PlayStation 3 has led for the last 25 weeks. Wii and Wii U sales have been nearly identical for the last n10 weeks. The Wii has outsold the Wii U for the last six weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 58 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 32 percent market share; and the Wii has a 10 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all for home consoles are down.

Hardware

Handheld hardware sales have shot up for the 3DS this week and increased modestly for the Vita. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 231,000 units this week, up from 95,000 units last week.

The PSP has a 80 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 20 percent market share. The 3DS has an 89 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has an 11 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS is up, while the Vita, PSP and Vita are down.

Worldwide Software

Two games debuted in the top 30 this week. The Last of Us (PS3) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 1.17 million units.  The game launched in North America and Europe.

Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter: Albatross no Tsubasa (3DS) debuted at number 27 with sales of 18,272 units. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) is at number two with sales of 566,679 units. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS) is at number three with sales of 144,822. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) is at number four with sales of 59,724. Minecraft (X360) is at number five with sales of 55,471.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) is at number six with sales of 49,040. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 42,828. Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS) is at number eight with sales of 41,529. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 29,515. Just Dance 4 (Wii) is at number 10 with sales of 24,791.

Software

Software home console sales week-on-week are up for the PlayStation 3. The PlayStation 3 sold the most games this week with sales of 2.30 million units, an increase of 1.02 million units (79%).  The Xbox 360 sold 1.06 million games this week, a decrease of 217,874 units (-17%). Wii software sales are down 73,584 units (-15%) to 420,112 games sold. The Wii U sold 83,913 games, a decrease of 8,173 (-9%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week are up for the 3DS. The 3DS sold 1.10 million games, which is up 653,126 units (145%). The DS sold 289,781 games, a decrease of 113,812 units (-28%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 124,724 games, a decrease of 4,630 (-4%).  Vita game sales are down 3,004 units (-4%) to 75,014 games sold. Total combined software is up 1.25 million units (30%) week-on-week to 5.46 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is up 973,183 units (73%), the Wii is down 290,773 units (-41%) and the Xbox 360 is down 187,625 units (-15%). The DS is down 115,649 units (-29%), the PSP is down 86,032 units (-29%), the 3DS is down 2.23 million units (-67%), and the Vita is down 230,314 units (-75%). Total combined software is down 2.09 million units (-28%) games sold year on year.

Software

Home console software sales have increased for the PlayStation 3 for one week, and decreased for the Xbox 360 for one week, the Wii for two weeks and the Wii U for three weeks.

The Xbox 360 has a 61 percent market share, the PlayStation 3 has a 28 percent market share, and the Wii has a 11 percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago the PlayStation 3 software sales are up.

Software

The 3DS sold the most software for a handheld for the 26th straight week. Also 3DS sales jumped up this week. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold more than 14 times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than two times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 70 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 30 percent market share. The 3DS has an 94 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a six percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS is up, while the Wii, PSP and Vita are down.

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

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
The Last of Us | Gamewise
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
1,166,632 1,166,632 1
2
Animal Crossing: New Leaf | Gamewise
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
566,679 3,940,366 32
3
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
144,822 382,375 4
4
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon | Gamewise
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
59,724 2,042,694 13
5
Minecraft | Gamewise
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
55,471 175,947 2
6
Call of Duty: Black Ops II | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
49,040 12,401,283 31
7
Call of Duty: Black Ops II | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
42,828 10,400,050 31
8
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu | Gamewise
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
41,529 1,135,192 9
9
New Super Mario Bros. 2 | Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
29,515 6,103,626 47
10
Just Dance 4 | Gamewise
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
24,791 6,450,046 37
11
FIFA Soccer 13 | Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
24,549 6,568,642 38
12
Batman: Arkham City | Gamewise
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
24,429 3,795,816 87
13
GRID 2 | Gamewise
GRID 2 (PS3)
Codemasters, Racing
24,240 120,814 3
14
Mario Kart 7 | Gamewise
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
23,360 8,031,851 81
15
Tomb Raider | Gamewise
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
22,975 1,263,748 15
16
Far Cry 3 | Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
22,679 2,170,130 29
17
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins | Gamewise
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
22,169 386,305 8
18
Batman: Arkham City | Gamewise
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
21,693 4,346,372 87
19
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim | Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
21,486 7,284,453 84
20
Injustice: Gods Among Us | Gamewise
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
21,367 623,207 9
21
Assassin's Creed III | Gamewise
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
20,872 4,967,437 33
22
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim | Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
20,088 4,663,464 84
23
Resident Evil: Revelations | Gamewise
Resident Evil: Revelations (PS3)
Capcom, Action
20,072 281,278 4
24
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim | Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
19,816 2,942,888 84
25
Nintendo Land | Gamewise
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
18,421 2,084,699 30
26
BioShock Infinite | Gamewise
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
18,368 1,255,540 12
27
Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter: Albatross no Tsubasa | Gamewise
Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter: Albatross no Tsubasa (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
18,272 18,272 1
28
Halo 4 | Gamewise
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
18,000 8,347,029 32
29
Assassin's Creed III | Gamewise
Assassin's Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
17,854 4,379,400 33
30
GRID 2 | Gamewise
GRID 2 (X360)
Codemasters, Racing
17,436 93,080 3
31
Far Cry 3 | Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 29
32
NBA 2K13 | Gamewise
NBA 2K13 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 37
33
Super Mario 3D Land | Gamewise
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 85
34
FIFA Soccer 13 | Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
Pro N/A 38
35
BioShock Infinite | Gamewise
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 12
36
Battlefield 3 | Gamewise
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 86
37
NBA 2K13 | Gamewise
NBA 2K13 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 37
38
New Super Mario Bros. U | Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 30
39
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate | Gamewise
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 80
40
Pokemon White Version 2 | Gamewise
Pokemon White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 52
41
God of War: Ascension | Gamewise
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 14
42
Tomb Raider | Gamewise
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 15
43
Battlefield 3 | Gamewise
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 86
44
Remember Me | Gamewise
Remember Me (PS3)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 2
45
Injustice: Gods Among Us | Gamewise
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
Pro N/A 9
46
Lego City Stories Undercover | Gamewise
Lego City Stories Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 13
47
Red Dead Redemption | Gamewise
Red Dead Redemption (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 161
48
Kinect Adventures! | Gamewise
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
Pro N/A 137
49
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) | Gamewise
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 33
50
Skylanders Giants | Gamewise
Skylanders Giants (Wii)
Activision, Action
Pro N/A 35
51
SimCity | Gamewise
SimCity (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 15
52
Grand Theft Auto IV | Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 268
53
Paper Mario | Gamewise
Paper Mario (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 31
54
MLB 13: The Show | Gamewise
MLB 13: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 15
55
Mass Effect 3 | Gamewise
Mass Effect 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 67
56
Red Dead Redemption | Gamewise
Red Dead Redemption (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 161
57
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception | Gamewise
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 85
58
Dragon's Dogma | Gamewise
Dragon's Dogma (PS3)
Capcom, Adventure
Pro N/A 56
59
Fire Emblem: Awakening | Gamewise
Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
Pro N/A 61
60
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity | Gamewise
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 30
61
New Super Mario Bros. Wii | Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 187
62
Kirby's Epic Yarn | Gamewise
Kirby's Epic Yarn (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 139
63
Defiance | Gamewise
Defiance (X360)
Trion Worlds, Action
Pro N/A 11
64
Gran Turismo 5 | Gamewise
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 134
65
Dead Island: Riptide | Gamewise
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 8
66
Grand Theft Auto IV | Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 268
67
Mario Kart Wii | Gamewise
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 271
68
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm | Gamewise
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
Pro N/A 14
69
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria | Gamewise
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 38
70
Shin Megami Tensei IV | Gamewise
Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 4
71
Wii Sports | Gamewise
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 343
72
Remember Me | Gamewise
Remember Me (X360)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 2
73
Football Manager 2013 | Gamewise
Football Manager 2013 (PC)
Sega, Action
Pro N/A 34
74
Borderlands 2 | Gamewise
Borderlands 2 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 39
75
Hitman: Absolution | Gamewise
Hitman: Absolution (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 30

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8 Comments

DamnTastic (on 25 June 2013)

lol @ Worldwide software trends - Home consoles. Ps3 software through the roof! Literally


sethnintendo (on 25 June 2013)

Animal Crossing is a system seller on hand helds confirmed.


the_dengle (on 25 June 2013)

Was that ever in question? I suppose someone must have doubted it, but they were silly to do so.


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Herolink7 (on 25 June 2013)

I'm sorry, but these Weekly sales analysis need to be proofread before being posted. The 3DS hardware percentage is highlighted red despite being growth. And 3 million software sales last year? Come on.


Michael-5 (on 27 June 2013)

3DS is up 84% from the same week last year, and it;s so amazing that it had to stay blood red to represent villagers new violent side in smash bros.


CGI-Quality (on 25 June 2013)

PS3 is the only one maintaining any kind of consistency to its 2012 tallies.


zuvuyeay (on 30 June 2013)

the elder scrolls is really giving it some


RVDondaPC (on 28 June 2013)

Why do they call this weekly sales analysis when there is zero analysis in this thread every week?


Otakumegane (on 26 June 2013)

Rol lost his bet with Tbone then lol.