2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to August 24th

by William D'Angelo, posted on 02 September 2013 / 7,713 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 August 28)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to August 27)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to August 25)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to August 24)

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 32,064, Year to Date -24.4%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 6,041, Year to Date -19.2%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 4,710, Year to Date -10.6%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 310, Year to Date -30.5%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 30,255, Year to Date -55.2%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 23,681, Year to Date -63.6%

Nintendo 3DS - Down Year-on-Year 114,899, Year to Date -12.2%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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Mordred11 (on 03 September 2013)

I wonder if the PS3 would have remained flat if the PS4 would have a late 2014 launch date.