Weekly Sales Analysis, 12 October - Pokémon X/Y

by William D'Angelo, posted on 20 October 2013 / 14,179 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sales increased by 39 percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are up for the 3DS and Vita. Overall year-on-year sales are down 12 percent.  The 3D and Vita are both up year-over-year. The DS has the biggest drop year-on-year by percent, at 80 percent

Six games debuted in the top 30 this week, up from three last week. Pokemon X/Y (3DS) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 4,128,542. The game launched worldwide.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) passed the 12 million mark; and Grand Theft Auto V (X360) passed the 10 million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is down across the board. PlayStation 3 sales are down 7,869 (-4%) to 174,659 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 7,938 (-9%) to 76,296 units sold. The Wii U sold 67,662 units, a decrease of 13,021 (-16%). The Wii sold 21,072 units, a decrease of 408 (-2%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is up for the 3DS and Vita, and down for the DS and PSP. The 3DS sold 423,798 units, which is up 210,486 (99%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 96,519 units which is up 72,401 (300%) compared to last week. The PSP is down 2,945 (-10%) to 27,250 units sold. The DS is down 606 (-9%) to 5,816 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 250,000 units (39%) to 893,072 units sold.

The 3DS and Vita are up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 78,816 (-31%), the Wii is down 19,464 (-48%), and the Xbox 360 is down 81,959 (-52%). The PSP is down 33,765 (-55%), the DS is down 23,288 (-80%), the Vita is up 53,658 (125%) and the 3DS is up 212,574 (101%). Year on year sales are up 96,602 units (12%).

Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have decreased for the Wii and Wii U for one week. Sales for the PlayStation and Xbox 360 have decreased for three weeks. PlayStation 3 has led for 40 straight weeks. The Wii U has outsold the Wii for 14 straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 64 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 28 percent market share; and the Wii has an eight percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U are up, while the Wii is down.

Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the 3DS and Vita for week.  Sales have decreased for the PSP for two weeks, and DS for three weeks. The Vita has outsold the PSP for the first time in more than three months. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 327,000 units, from 189,000 units last week.

The PSP has an 82 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has an 18 percent market share. The 3DS has an 81 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 19 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the 3DS and Vita are up, while the PSP and DS are down.

Worldwide Software

Six games debuted in the top 30 this week, up from three last week. Pokemon X/Y (3DS) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 4,128,542. The game launched worldwide.

Beyond: Two Souls (PS3) debuted at number four with sales of 305,429. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles (PS3) debuted at number 10 with sales of 78,304. The game launched in Japan.

Dangan-Ronpa 1-2 Reload (PSV) debuted at number 11 with sales of 74,768. The game launched in Japan.

Soccer Tsuku: Pro Club o Tsukurou! (PS3) debuted at number 12 with sales of 73,181. The Vita version debuted at number 19 with sales 33,319. The game launched in Japan.

Fairy Fencer F (PS3) debuted at number 16 with sales of 39,862. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) is at number two with sales of 894,644 units. Grand Theft Auto V (X360) is at number three with sales of 529,058 units. FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3) is at number five with sales of 236,555.

FIFA Soccer 14 (X360) is at number six with sales of 156,446. NBA 2K14 (X360) is at number seven with sales of 121,472. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS) is at number eight with sales of 110,574. NBA 2K14 (X360) is at number nine with sales of 96,961.

Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up for the Wii, and down for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. The PlayStation 3 sold 2.67 million games this week, a decrease of 275,012 units (-9%). The Xbox 360 sold 1.53 million games, a decrease of 934,209 units (-38%).  Wii software sales are up 44,948 units (13%) to 393,911 games sold. The Wii U sold 194,281 games, a decrease of181,036 (-48%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the DS, 3DS, and Vita, and down for the PSP. The 3DS sold 4.37 million games, which is down 3.91 million units (844%). The DS sold 219,422 games, an increase of 11,685 units (6%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 97,942 games, a decrease of 4,206 (-4%). PlayStation Vita game sales are up 105,623 units (122%) to 191,942 games sold. Total combined software is down 2.67 million units (38%) week-on-week to 9.66 million.

Year-on-year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, 3DS, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is up 550,045 units (26%), the Wii is down 78,130 units (-41%) and the Xbox 360 is down 408,234 units (-21%). The DS is down 1.12 million units (-84%), the PSP is down 78,130 units (-44%), the 3DS is up 3.73 million units (584%), and the Vita is up 104,554 units (120%). Total combined software is up 2.63 million units (37%) games sold year-on-year.

Software Home Consoles

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

The PlayStation 3 has a 58 percent market share, the Xbox 360 has a 43 percent market share, and the Wii has a nine percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii are up, while the Wii U is down.

Software Handhelds

DS software sales have increased for two weeks, while the 3DS and Vita have increased for one week. PSP software sales have decreased for two weeks. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold more than 22 times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than twice as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 69 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 31 percent market share. The 3DS has a 86 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a four percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS and Vita are up, and the DS and PSP are down.

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

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Pokemon X/Y Wiki on Gamewise.co
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
4,128,542 4,128,542 1
2
Grand Theft Auto V Wiki on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
894,644 12,163,328 4
3
Grand Theft Auto V Wiki on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
529,058 10,175,601 4
4
Beyond: Two Souls Wiki on Gamewise.co
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
305,429 305,429 1
5
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
236,555 2,891,333 3
6
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
156,446 2,167,483 3
7
NBA 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
121,472 518,865 2
8
Monster Hunter 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
110,574 2,721,682 5
9
NBA 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
96,961 404,074 2
10
Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles Wiki on Gamewise.co
Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
78,304 78,304 1
11
Dangan-Ronpa 1-2 Reload Wiki on Gamewise.co
Dangan-Ronpa 1-2 Reload (PSV)
Spike, Adventure
74,768 74,768 1
12
Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! Wiki on Gamewise.co
Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! (PS3)
Sega, Sports
73,181 73,181 1
13
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
71,379 348,274 3
14
Minecraft Wiki on Gamewise.co
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
61,634 1,437,478 19
15
Just Dance 2014 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
53,809 69,872 2
16
Fairy Fencer F Wiki on Gamewise.co
Fairy Fencer F (PS3)
Idea Factory, Role-Playing
39,862 39,862 1
17
F1 2013 Wiki on Gamewise.co
F1 2013 (PS3)
Codemasters, Action
38,751 100,302 2
18
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Wiki on Gamewise.co
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
38,143 4,999,131 49
19
Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! Wiki on Gamewise.co
Soccer Tsuku: Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! (PSV)
Sega, Sports
33,319 33,319 1
20
Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness Wiki on Gamewise.co
Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness (PS3)
Nippon Ichi Software, Action
32,871 130,451 30
21
Madden NFL 25 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
30,425 966,490 7
22
Madden NFL 25 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
30,068 851,440 7
23
Nintendo Land Wiki on Gamewise.co
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
27,189 2,402,432 47
24
Kinect Adventures! Wiki on Gamewise.co
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
23,339 20,292,938 154
25
F1 2013 Wiki on Gamewise.co
F1 2013 (X360)
Codemasters, Action
21,636 63,668 2
26
The Last of Us Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
21,431 3,298,055 18
27
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Wiki on Gamewise.co
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
20,730 2,583,110 30
28
Mario Kart 7 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
19,276 8,302,635 98
29
New Super Mario Bros. 2 Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
18,922 6,411,773 64
30
Disney Infinity Wiki on Gamewise.co
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
16,739 263,696 8
31
Diablo III Wiki on Gamewise.co
Diablo III (PS3)
Activision, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
32
New Super Mario Bros. U Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 47
33
Wii Sports Wiki on Gamewise.co
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 360
34
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Wiki on Gamewise.co
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 14
35
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Wiki on Gamewise.co
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 31
36
New Super Luigi U Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 14
37
Wii Sports Resort Wiki on Gamewise.co
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 225
38
Diablo III Wiki on Gamewise.co
Diablo III (X360)
Activision, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
39
Saints Row IV Wiki on Gamewise.co
Saints Row IV (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 8
40
Halo 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
Pro N/A 49
41
Super Mario 3D Land Wiki on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 102
42
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 4
43
Disney Infinity Wiki on Gamewise.co
Disney Infinity (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 8
44
Dragon's Crown Wiki on Gamewise.co
Dragon's Crown (PS3)
Atlus, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 12
45
Warriors Orochi 3 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Warriors Orochi 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft Annecy, Action
Pro N/A 95
46
Mario Kart Wii Wiki on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 288
47
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 48
48
Saints Row IV Wiki on Gamewise.co
Saints Row IV (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 8
49
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 69
50
Gran Turismo 5 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 151
51
Just Dance 2014 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (X360)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 2
52
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 48
53
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Wiki on Gamewise.co
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 21
54
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 204
55
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Wiki on Gamewise.co
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 8
56
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Wiki on Gamewise.co
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 7
57
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Wiki on Gamewise.co
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 8
58
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Wiki on Gamewise.co
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 25
59
Tomb Raider Wiki on Gamewise.co
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 32
60
Assassin's Creed III Wiki on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 50
61
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 101
62
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 101
63
Final Fantasy XIV Online Wiki on Gamewise.co
Final Fantasy XIV Online (PC)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 160
64
Pikmin 3 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
Pro N/A 14
65
Max Payne 3 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Max Payne 3 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 74
66
Batman: Arkham City Wiki on Gamewise.co
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 104
67
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 3
68
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 3
69
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Wiki on Gamewise.co
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 102
70
Tomb Raider Wiki on Gamewise.co
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 32
71
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 101
72
Battlefield 3 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 103
73
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 101
74
BioShock Infinite Wiki on Gamewise.co
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 29
75
Just Dance 2014 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (WiiU)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 2

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2 Comments

the_dengle (on 20 October 2013)

Handheld domination this week. Nice Vita boost in Japan.


the_dengle (on 20 October 2013)

Shoot, I forgot to make a snide comment about how the dedicated handheld market is supposed to have been killed off by mobile devices.


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ebw (on 21 October 2013)

" The 3DS has a 86 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a four percent market share." Then who has the remaining 10% of next-generation handheld market share?


platformmaster918 (on 22 October 2013)

Game Gear 2


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