Weekly Sales Analysis, 22 June - The Last of Us Sales Remain Strong

by William D'Angelo, posted on 02 July 2013 / 10,802 Views

Overview

Overall hardware sales decreased by 12 percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are up for the Xbox 360, PSP and Vita, and down for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U, DS, and 3DS.  Overall year-on-year sales are down nine percent.  The 3DS is the only platform to be up year-on-year. The DS has dropped by 76 percent year-on-year, the biggest by percent.

One game debuted in the top 30 this week. Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP (PSV) debuted at number 10 with sales of 27,701. The game launched in Japan.

There are no software milestones this week in the top 30.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week are up for the Xbox 360, and down for the PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U. PlayStation 3 sales are down 13,583 (-9%) to 133,230 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are up 6,023 (8%) to 85,877 units sold. The Wii sold 23,782 units, a decrease of 2,288 (-9%). The Wii U sold 22,135 units, a decrease of 968 (-4%).

Handheld sales week-on-week are up for the PSP and Vita, and down for the DS and 3DS. The 3DS sold 200,593 units, which is down 63,890 (-24%) week-on-week. The PSP is up 835 (2%) to 50,873 units sold. The Vita sold 33,428 units which is up 333 (1%) compared to last week. The DS is down 1,765 (-14%) to 11,098 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 75,303 units (-12%) to 561,016 units sold.

The 3DS is the only platform up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 14,128 (-10%), the Wii is down 27,365 (-54%), and the Xbox 360 is down 29,099 (-25%). The PSP is down 4,768 (-9%), the DS is down 35,258 (-76%), the Vita is down 12,881 (-28%) and the 3DS is up 42,526 (27%). Year on year sales are down 58,838 units (-9%).

Home console hardware sales have increased for the Xbox 360 for two weeks. PlayStation 3 sales have decreased for one week, while the Wii U has decreased for four weeks and the Wii for five week. The PlayStation 3 has led for the last 25 weeks. Wii and Wii U sales have been nearly identical for the last 11 weeks. The Wii has outsold the Wii U for the last seven weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 55 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 35 percent market share; and the Wii has a 10 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all for home consoles are down.

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the Vita for two straight weeks and for the PSP for one week.  The 3DS has decreased for one week and the DS for three weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 167,000 units this week, down from 231,000 units last week.

The PSP has a 82 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 18 percent market share. The 3DS has an 86 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 14 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS is up, while the Vita, DS and PSP are down.

Worldwide Software

One game debuted in the top 30 this week. Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP (PSV) debuted at number 10 with sales of 27,701. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts:  The Last of Us (PS3) is at the top of the charts with sales of 544,793. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) is at number two with sales of 243,893. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS) is at number three with sales of 79,909. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) is at number four with sales of 50,167. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) is at number five with sales of 43,204.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) is at number six with sales of 40,532. Minecraft (X360) is at number seven with sales of 35,378. Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS) is at number eight with sales of 33,229. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 28,358.

Software home console sales week-on-week are up for Wii and Wii U, and down for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3 sold the most games this week with sales of 1.62 million units, a decrease of 675,159 units (-29%).  The Xbox 360 sold 996,540 games this week, a decrease of 65,372 units (-6%). Wii software sales are up 26,098 units (6%) to 446,199 games sold. The Wii U sold 85,130 games, an increase of 1,217 (1%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week are down up for the PSP and Vita, and down for the DS and 3DS. The 3DS sold 705,637 games, which is down 398,954 units (-36%). The DS sold 286,814 games, a decrease of 2,967 units (-1%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 137,072 games, an increase of 12,348 (10%).  Vita game sales are up 28,394 units (38%) to 103,408 games sold. Total combined software is down 1.07 million units (-20%) week-on-week to 4.38 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the 3DS and PlayStation 3, and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is up 451,906 units (39%), the Wii is down 281,608 units (-39%) and the Xbox 360 is down 150,981 units (-13%). The DS is down 1.87 million units (-87%), the PSP is down 50,282 units (-27%), the 3DS is up 406,048 units (136%), and the Vita is down 19,559 units (-16%). Total combined software is down 1.43 million units (-25%) games sold year on year.

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

The Xbox 360 has a 53 percent market share, the PlayStation 3 has a 33 percent market share, and the Wii has a 14 percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago all four home console software sales are up for the PlayStation 3, and down for the Xbox 360, Wii and Wii U.

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

The DS has a 68 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 32 percent market share. The 3DS has an 87 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 13 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handheld software sales 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 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
544,793 1,711,425 2
2
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
243,893 4,184,259 33
3
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
79,909 462,284 5
4
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
50,167 2,092,861 14
5
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
43,204 12,444,487 32
6
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
40,532 10,440,582 32
7
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
35,378 211,325 3
8
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
33,229 1,168,421 10
9
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
28,358 6,131,984 48
10
Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP (PSV)
Compile Heart, Action
27,701 27,701 1
11
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
25,336 6,593,978 39
12
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
25,094 2,195,224 30
13
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
24,308 6,474,354 38
14
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
23,414 8,055,265 82
15
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
22,858 20,159,753 138
16
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
22,791 3,818,607 88
17
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
21,729 1,285,477 16
18
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
21,629 407,934 9
19
Assassin's Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
20,664 4,400,064 34
20
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
20,555 4,987,992 34
21
Far Cry 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
19,992 2,414,599 30
22
FIFA Soccer 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
19,959 4,771,855 39
23
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
19,777 4,366,149 88
24
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
18,322 641,529 10
25
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
18,280 2,102,979 31
26
NBA 2K13 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
17,655 2,582,292 38
27
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
17,386 8,494,157 86
28
Skylanders Giants (Wii)
Activision, Action
16,881 2,099,653 36
29
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
16,562 7,301,015 85
30
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
16,498 8,363,527 33
31
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 85
32
GRID 2 (PS3)
Codemasters, Racing
Pro N/A 4
33
Max Payne 3 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 58
34
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 87
35
MLB 13: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 16
36
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 13
37
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 344
38
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 31
39
SimCity (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 16
40
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 209
41
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 81
42
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 13
43
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 85
44
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 16
45
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 87
46
NBA 2K13 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 38
47
Kuma-Tomo (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
Pro N/A 1
48
Pokemon White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 53
49
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 15
50
Resident Evil: Revelations (PS3)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 5
51
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 188
52
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 86
53
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 272
54
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
Pro N/A 10
55
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 269
56
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 34
57
Storm Lover 2nd (PSP)
D3Publisher, Misc
Pro N/A 1
58
Sayonara Umihara Kawase (3DS)
Agatsuma Entertainment, Platform
Pro N/A 1
59
Red Dead Redemption (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 162
60
GRID 2 (X360)
Codemasters, Racing
Pro N/A 4
61
Ro-Kyu-Bu! Lost Secret (PSP)
Kadokawa Shoten, Adventure
Pro N/A 1
62
Lego City Stories Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 14
63
Red Dead Redemption (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 162
64
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 39
65
Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
Pro N/A 62
66
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 31
67
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
Pro N/A 15
68
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 135
69
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 269
70
Dragon's Dogma (PS3)
Capcom, Adventure
Pro N/A 57
71
Defiance (X360)
Trion Worlds, Action
Pro N/A 12
72
Paper Mario (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 32
73
Mass Effect 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 68
74
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 85
75
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 9

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4 Comments

Blood_Tears (on 02 July 2013)

The Xbox 360 has a 53 percent market share, the PlayStation 3 has a 33 percent market share, and the Wii has a 14 percent market share. ??? You really need to proof read more.


Skrunch-a-tron (on 02 July 2013)

I don't git it.


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Sensei (on 02 July 2013)

@Skrunch-a-tron: they swapped PS3 and X360. PS3 is clearly the leader with 53%.


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savisn (on 02 July 2013)

Animal Crossing hit the 4 million milestone


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Sensei (on 02 July 2013)

"The PlayStation 3 has led for the last 25 weeks." Beast!


Michael-5 (on 03 July 2013)

Not if you include 3DS sales, but 3DS hasn't been outpacing PS3 continuously for 2013, I think PS3 topped it one or two weeks.


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