2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to September 14th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 23 September 2013 / 5,939 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 September 18)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to September 17)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to September15)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to September 14)

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 40,817, Year to Date -27.9%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 10,845, Year to Date -19.8%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 16,112, Year to Date -11.8%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-year 6,579, Year to Date -30.9%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 22,153, Year to Date -55.3%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 25,472, Year to Date -64.3%

Nintendo 3DS - Up Year-on-Year 189,236, Year to Date -14.5%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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paulrage2 (on 24 September 2013)

It seems PS3 will sell more than 10 million this year.

Blood_Tears (on 24 September 2013)

PS3 closing in on 2M more hardware then X360.

Michael-5 (on 24 September 2013)

Whoah, when did 3DS YoY fall behind 900k? Last I checked it was 500k, typo maybe? Wither way, with good software this year, and good hardware last, this will be interesting.