Weekly Sales Analysis, 12 October - Batman: Arkham Origins

by William D'Angelo, posted on 05 November 2013 / 8,587 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sales increased by three percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, and DS. Overall year-on-year sales are down 11 percent.  The 3D and Vita are both up year-over-year. The DS has the biggest drop year-on-year by percent, at 83 percent

Four games debuted in the top 30 this week, up from three last week. Batman: Arkham Origins (X360) debuted at number two with sales of 505,594. The PlayStation 3 debuted at number three with sales of 505,512. The PC version debuted at number 20 with sales of 47,318. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Pokémon X/Y (3DS) passed the six million units and Madden NFL 25 (X360) passed the one million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is up for the PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, and down for the Wii U. PlayStation 3 sales are up 22,638 (14%) to 179,503 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are up 25,816 (28%) to 118,978 units sold. The Wii U sold 60,518 units, a decrease of 5,994 (-9%). The Wii sold 25,680 units, an increase of 3,759 (17%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is up for the DS, and down for the PSP, 3DS and Vita. The 3DS sold 451,334 units, which is down 19,931 (-5%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 52,356 units which is down 339 (-1%) compared to last week. The PSP is down 1,547 (-6%) to 24,674 units sold. The DS is up 292 (-5%) to 6,059 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 24,694 units (3%) to 819,102 units sold.

The 3DS and Vita are up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 62,797 (-26%), the Wii is down 37,695 (-59%), and the Xbox 360 is down 109,973 (-48%). The PSP is down 38,180 (-61%), the DS is down 29,984 (-83%), the Vita is up 3,732 (8%) and the 3DS is up 112,516 (47%). Year on year sales are down 101,863 units (-11%).

Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for the Wii for two weeks and the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for one week. The 3DS has decreased for one week. PlayStation 3 has led for 42 straight weeks. The Wii U has outsold the Wii for 16 straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 55 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 37 percent market share; and the Wii has an eight percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago hardware home console sales are up.

Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the DS for one week. Sales for the 3DS and Vita have decreased for two weeks, while PSP sales have decreased for four weeks. The Vita has outsold the PSP for three straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 299,000 units, from 319,000 units last week.

The PSP has an 80 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 30 percent market share. The 3DS has an 87 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 13 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the 3DS and Vita are up, while the PSP and DS are down.

Worldwide Software

Four games debuted in the top 30 this week, up from three last week. Batman: Arkham Origins (X360) debuted at number two with sales of 505,594. The PlayStation 3 debuted at number three with sales of 505,512. The PC version debuted at number 20 with sales of 47,318. The Vita version debuted at number 21 with sales of 43,171. The Wii U version debuted at number 26 with sales of 34,061. The game launched in North America and Europe.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360) debuted at number six with sales of 156,246. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number eight with sales of 121,911. The Wii U version debuted at number 22 with sales of 41,449. The 3DS version debuted at number 30 with sales of 25,893. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Jikyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 (PS3) debuted at number 10 with sales of 83,871. The PSP version debuted at number 25 with sales of 36,642. The game launched in Japan.

Blazblue Chrono Phantasma (PS3) debuted at number 11 with sales of 76,970. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts:  Pokemon X/Y (3DS) is at the top of the charts with sales of 822,123. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) is at number four with sales of 386,180 units. Grand Theft Auto V (X360) is at number five with sales of 316,434 units.

FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 142,126. FIFA Soccer 14 (X360) is at number nine with sales of 93,761.

Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up across the board. The PlayStation 3 sold 2.71 million games this week, an increase of 654,072 units (32%). The Xbox 360 sold 2.29 million games, an increase of 9669,683 units (41%).  Wii software sales are up 74,676 units (11%) to 759,199 games sold. The Wii U sold 279,339 games, an increase of74,941 (37%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the DS, PSP, and Vita, and down for the 3DS. The 3DS sold 1.34 million games, which is down 646,822 units (-33%). The DS sold 485,204 games, an increase of 185,764 units (62%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 212,455 games, an increase of 95,865 (82%). PlayStation Vita game sales are up 78,241 units (60%) to 207,741 games sold. Total combined software is up 1.19 million units (17%) week-on-week to 8.28 million.

Year-on-year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, 3DS, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is up 260,840 units (11%), the Wii is down 563,809 units (-43%) and the Xbox 360 is down 356,757 units (-13%). The DS is down 411,477 units (-46%), the PSP is down 104,718 units (-33%), the 3DS is up 697,759 units (109%), and the Vita is up 50,022 units (32%). Total combined software is down 148,801 units (-2%) games sold year-on-year.

Software Home Consoles

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

The PlayStation 3 has a 47 percent market share, the Xbox 360 has a 40 percent market share, and the Wii has a 13 percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Wii U are up.

Software Handhelds

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

The DS has a 70 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 30 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 the 3DS, Vita, DS and PSP are up.

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

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Pokemon X/Y [Gamewise]
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
822,123 6,428,998 3
2
Batman: Arkham Origins [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
505,594 505,594 1
3
Batman: Arkham Origins [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
505,512 505,512 1
4
Grand Theft Auto V [Gamewise]
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
386,180 13,505,359 6
5
Grand Theft Auto V [Gamewise]
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
316,434 11,651,491 6
6
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes [Gamewise]
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
156,246 156,246 1
7
FIFA Soccer 14 [Gamewise]
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
142,126 3,232,960 5
8
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes [Gamewise]
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
121,911 121,911 1
9
FIFA Soccer 14 [Gamewise]
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
93,761 2,379,486 5
10
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
83,871 83,871 1
11
BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma [Gamewise]
BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma (PS3)
Arc System Works, Fighting
76,970 76,970 1
12
NBA 2K14 [Gamewise]
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
74,159 684,907 4
13
Skylanders Swap Force [Gamewise]
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
73,106 257,200 2
14
Monster Hunter 4 [Gamewise]
Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
65,875 2,890,254 7
15
Beyond: Two Souls [Gamewise]
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
63,945 510,679 3
16
NBA 2K14 [Gamewise]
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
63,260 545,247 4
17
Minecraft [Gamewise]
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
62,476 1,561,946 21
18
Just Dance 2014 [Gamewise]
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
55,054 180,750 4
19
Skylanders Swap Force [Gamewise]
Skylanders Swap Force (X360)
Activision, Platform
49,717 176,801 2
20
Batman: Arkham Origins [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham Origins (PC)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
47,318 47,318 1
21
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (PSV)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
43,171 43,171 1
22
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes [Gamewise]
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (WiiU)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
41,449 41,449 1
23
Animal Crossing: New Leaf [Gamewise]
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
39,084 5,079,020 51
24
Skylanders Swap Force [Gamewise]
Skylanders Swap Force (PS3)
Activision, Platform
38,255 134,909 2
25
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 (PSP)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
36,642 36,642 1
26
Batman: Arkham Origins [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham Origins (WiiU)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
34,061 34,061 1
27
Disney Infinity [Gamewise]
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
28,944 315,799 10
28
Kinect Adventures! [Gamewise]
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
28,859 20,153,788 156
29
Madden NFL 25 [Gamewise]
Madden NFL 25 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
26,971 1,025,393 9
30
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril [Gamewise]
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril (3DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
25,893 25,893 1
31
Nintendo Land [Gamewise]
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 49
32
Disney Infinity [Gamewise]
Disney Infinity (PS3)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 10
33
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 1
34
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon [Gamewise]
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
Pro N/A 32
35
Wii Party U [Gamewise]
Wii Party U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 1
36
Madden NFL 25 [Gamewise]
Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 9
37
The Last of Us [Gamewise]
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
Pro N/A 20
38
Mario Kart Wii [Gamewise]
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 290
39
Halo 4 [Gamewise]
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
Pro N/A 51
40
Mario Kart 7 [Gamewise]
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 100
41
New Super Mario Bros. 2 [Gamewise]
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 66
42
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD [Gamewise]
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 5
43
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril [Gamewise]
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril (DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 1
44
Disney Infinity [Gamewise]
Disney Infinity (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 10
45
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (3DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 1
46
Wii Sports [Gamewise]
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 362
47
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX [Gamewise]
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 33
48
Sentouchu: Densetsu no Shinobi to Survival Battle! [Gamewise]
Sentouchu: Densetsu no Shinobi to Survival Battle! (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 2
49
Wii Sports Resort [Gamewise]
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 227
50
F1 2013 [Gamewise]
F1 2013 (PS3)
Codemasters, Action
Pro N/A 4
51
Super Mario 3D Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 104
52
New Super Mario Bros. U [Gamewise]
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 49
53
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 [Gamewise]
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 71
54
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team [Gamewise]
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 16
55
New Super Luigi U [Gamewise]
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 16
56
Farming Simulator 2013 [Gamewise]
Farming Simulator 2013 (PC)
Focus Home Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 53
57
Call of Duty: Black Ops II [Gamewise]
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 50
58
LEGO The Lord of the Rings [Gamewise]
LEGO The Lord of the Rings (DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 49
59
Diabolik Lovers: More Blood [Gamewise]
Diabolik Lovers: More Blood (PSP)
Idea Factory, Adventure
Pro N/A 1
60
Gran Turismo 5 [Gamewise]
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 153
61
Diablo III [Gamewise]
Diablo III (PS3)
Activision, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 8
62
New Super Mario Bros. Wii [Gamewise]
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 206
63
Call of Duty: Black Ops II [Gamewise]
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 50
64
Batman: Arkham City [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 106
65
Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed [Gamewise]
Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed (DS)
Activision, Action
Pro N/A 3
66
Skylanders Swap Force [Gamewise]
Skylanders Swap Force (WiiU)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 2
67
FIFA Soccer 14 [Gamewise]
FIFA Soccer 14 (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 5
68
Kamigami no Asobi [Gamewise]
Kamigami no Asobi (PSP)
Broccoli, Adventure
Pro N/A 1
69
Assassin's Creed III [Gamewise]
Assassin's Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 52
70
Heavy Rain [Gamewise]
Heavy Rain (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 192
71
Just Dance 4 [Gamewise]
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 56
72
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 23
73
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins [Gamewise]
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 27
74
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim [Gamewise]
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 103
75
Batman: Arkham City [Gamewise]
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 106

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