2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to June 2nd - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 July 2013 / 4,542 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 June 26)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to June 25)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to June 23)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to June 22)

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 29,099, Year to Date -20.1%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 14,128, Year to Date -16.7%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 4,768, Year to Date -7.6%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 12,881, Year to Date -36.3%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 27,365, Year to Date -53.8%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 35,258, Year to Date -61.3%

Nintendo 3DS - Down Year-on-Year 42,526, Year to Date -5.0%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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Miguel_Zorro (on 04 July 2013)

Why wouldn't the 2013 numbers in the first chart be consistent with those in the last chart? For example, why does it say the WiiU has 797,201 in sales in 2013 in the first chart, but 944,365 in sales in 2013 in the last chart? These numbers should be the same, no?

Michael-5 (on 03 July 2013)

How long until Nintendo discontinues the DS? How long will PSP keep trickling in sales?