Weekly Sales Analysis, 9 November - Call of Duty: Ghosts Debuts

by William D'Angelo, posted on 18 November 2013 / 7,044 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sale this week increased by eight percent. Week-on-week sales are up for every platform, except for the Wii U and 3DS. Overall year-on-year sales are down 26 percent.  The 3DS is the only platform to be up year-over-year. The DS has the biggest drop year-on-year by percent, at 78 percent

One game debuted in the top 30 this week, down from five last week. Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 3,236,337. The PlayStation 3 debuted at number two with sales of 2,874,666. The PC version debuted at number nine with sales of 193,674. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Battlefield 4 (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 31,793 (17%) to 220,084 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are up 31,795 (27%) to 171,310 units sold. The Wii U sold 66,594 units, a decrease of 9,841 (-13%). The Wii sold 50,549 units, an increase of 10,054 (25%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is up for the DS, PSP and 3DS, and down for the Vita. The 3DS sold 408,351 units, which is up 3,547 (1%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 71,176 units which is down 4,189 (-6%) compared to last week. The PSP is up 8,423 (22%) to 45,878 units sold. The DS is up 1,646 (16%) to 11,924 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 77,799 units (8%) to 1,045,866 units sold.

The 3DS is the only platform year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 104,209 (-32%), the Wii is down 47,202 (-48%), and the Xbox 360 is down 229,884 (-57%). The PSP is down 21,680 (-32%), the DS is down 41,378 (-78%), the Vita is down 1,247 (-2%) and the 3DS is up 20,940 (5%). Year on year sales are down 358,066 units (-26%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii for four weeks. The Wii U has decreased for one week. PlayStation 3 has led for 44 straight weeks. The Wii U has outsold the Wii for eight straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 50 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 39 percent market share; and the Wii has an 11 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four platforms are up.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the DS for three weeks and two weeks for the PSP and one week for the 3DS. Sales have decreased for the Vita for one week. The Vita has outsold the PSP for five straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 337,000 units, from 329,000 units last week.

The PSP has a 79 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 21 percent market share. The 3DS has an 85 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 15 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks all four handhelds are up.

Worldwide Software

One game debuted in the top 30 this week, down from five last week. Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 3,236,337. The PlayStation 3 debuted at number two with sales of 2,874,666. The PC version debuted at number nine with sales of 193,674. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts:  Battlefield 4 (PS3) is at number three with sales of 326,050. Battlefield 4 (X360) is at number four with sales of 313,967. Pokémon X/Y (3DS) is at number five with sales of 290,599.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (X360) is at number six with sales of 211,471. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 198,213. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) is at number eight with sales of 198,213 units. Grand Theft Auto V (X360) is at number 10 with sales of 153,338 units.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up for the PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, and down for the Wii U. The Xbox 360 sold 5.81 million games, an increase of 2.13 million units (58%).  The PlayStation 3 sold 5.68 million games this week, an increase of 1.96 million units (53%). Wii software sales are up 101,814 units (13%) to 945,653 games sold. The Wii U sold 333,585 games, a decrease of 70,965 (-18%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the DS, and PSP, and down for the 3DS and Vita. The 3DS sold 932,838 games, which is down 128,873 units (-12%). The DS sold 619,277 games, an increase of 79,911 units (15%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 220,746 games, an increase of 9,059 (4%). PlayStation Vita game sales are down 13,568 units (-6%) to 210,046 games sold. Total combined software is up 4.08 million units (38%) week-on-week to 14.75 million.

Year-on-year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, PSP and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is up 2.90 million units (104%), the Wii is down 400,171 units (-30%) and the Xbox 360 is down 454,084 units (-7%). The DS is down 257,407 units (-29%), the PSP is up 11,850 units (6%), the 3DS is down 362,118 units (-28%), and the Vita is up 28,288 units (16%). Total combined software is up 1.80 million units (14%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

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

The Xbox 360 has a 47 percent market share, the PlayStation 3 has a 46 percent market share, and the Wii has an eight 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 six weeks, and the PSP for one week. The Vita has decreased for one week and the 3DS for four weeks. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold more than four times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than twice as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 74 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 26 percent market share. The 3DS has an 82 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has an 18 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
Call of Duty: Ghosts | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
3,236,337 3,236,337 1
2
Call of Duty: Ghosts | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
2,874,666 2,874,666 1
3
Battlefield 4 | Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
326,050 948,438 2
4
Battlefield 4 | Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
313,967 1,156,535 2
5
Pokemon X/Y | Gamewise
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
290,599 6,778,731 5
6
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag | Gamewise
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
211,471 935,429 2
7
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag | Gamewise
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
199,710 904,398 2
8
Grand Theft Auto V | Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
198,213 13,781,025 8
9
Call of Duty: Ghosts | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PC)
Activision, Shooter
193,674 193,674 1
10
Grand Theft Auto V | Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
153,338 11,444,819 8
11
FIFA Soccer 14 | Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
95,970 3,463,260 7
12
Battlefield 4 | Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
80,679 354,103 2
13
FIFA Soccer 14 | Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
77,808 2,552,168 7
14
Minecraft | Gamewise
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
76,552 1,717,115 23
15
Rocksmith 2014 | Gamewise
Rocksmith 2014 (X360)
Ubisoft, Misc
69,026 75,224 3
16
Batman: Arkham Origins | Gamewise
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
67,894 741,460 3
17
Rocksmith 2014 | Gamewise
Rocksmith 2014 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Misc
67,149 80,834 3
18
Just Dance 2014 | Gamewise
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
66,464 306,373 6
19
Skylanders Swap Force | Gamewise
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
61,163 370,170 4
20
NBA 2K14 | Gamewise
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
59,304 663,032 6
21
NBA 2K14 | Gamewise
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
58,427 810,793 6
22
Batman: Arkham Origins | Gamewise
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
56,149 718,231 3
23
Football Manager 2014 | Gamewise
Football Manager 2014 (PC)
Sega, Sports
54,346 150,554 2
24
WWE 2K14 | Gamewise
WWE 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
54,286 242,989 2
25
WWE 2K14 | Gamewise
WWE 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
51,342 229,860 2
26
Animal Crossing: New Leaf | Gamewise
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
49,177 5,168,059 53
27
New Super Mario Bros. U | Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
46,301 2,244,697 51
28
Wii Party U | Gamewise
Wii Party U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
45,667 167,103 3
29
Disney Infinity | Gamewise
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
41,240 386,288 12
30
Monster Hunter 4 | Gamewise
Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
39,996 2,977,233 9
31
Skylanders Swap Force | Gamewise
Skylanders Swap Force (X360)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 4
32
Disney Infinity | Gamewise
Disney Infinity (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 12
33
Rocksmith 2014 | Gamewise
Rocksmith 2014 (PC)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 3
34
Akiba's Trip 2 | Gamewise
Akiba's Trip 2 (PSV)
Acquire, Action
Pro N/A 1
35
New Super Luigi U | Gamewise
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 18
36
The Last of Us | Gamewise
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
Pro N/A 22
37
Beyond: Two Souls | Gamewise
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 5
38
Mario Kart 7 | Gamewise
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 102
39
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 | Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 3
40
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon | Gamewise
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
Pro N/A 34
41
Call of Duty: Ghosts | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (WiiU)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 1
42
Halo 4 | Gamewise
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
Pro N/A 53
43
New Super Mario Bros. 2 | Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 68
44
Madden NFL 25 | Gamewise
Madden NFL 25 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 11
45
Mario Kart Wii | Gamewise
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 292
46
Kinect Adventures! | Gamewise
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
Pro N/A 158
47
Skylanders Swap Force | Gamewise
Skylanders Swap Force (PS3)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 4
48
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 | Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2013 (PSP)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 3
49
Wii Sports | Gamewise
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 364
50
The Sims 3 | Gamewise
The Sims 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 232
51
Super Mario 3D Land | Gamewise
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 106
52
Madden NFL 25 | Gamewise
Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 11
53
Wii Sports Resort | Gamewise
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 229
54
Batman: Arkham City | Gamewise
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 108
55
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team | Gamewise
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 18
56
Nintendo Land | Gamewise
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 51
57
Akiba's Trip 2 | Gamewise
Akiba's Trip 2 (PS3)
Acquire, Action
Pro N/A 1
58
Sonic Lost World | Gamewise
Sonic Lost World (3DS)
Sega, Platform
Pro N/A 4
59
Assassin's Creed III | Gamewise
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 54
60
Metal Max 4: Gekkou no Diva | Gamewise
Metal Max 4: Gekkou no Diva (3DS)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 1
61
Call of Duty: Black Ops II | Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 52
62
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 | Gamewise
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 73
63
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX | Gamewise
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 35
64
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD | Gamewise
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 7
65
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes | Gamewise
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 3
66
Batman: Arkham City | Gamewise
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 108
67
Disney Infinity | Gamewise
Disney Infinity (PS3)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 12
68
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 25
69
F1 2013 | Gamewise
F1 2013 (PS3)
Codemasters, Action
Pro N/A 6
70
Assassin's Creed III | Gamewise
Assassin's Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 54
71
Saints Row IV | Gamewise
Saints Row IV (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 12
72
New Super Mario Bros. Wii | Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 208
73
Tomb Raider | Gamewise
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 36
74
J Legend Retsuden | Gamewise
J Legend Retsuden (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
Pro N/A 1
75
Gran Turismo 5 | Gamewise
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 155

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2 Comments

zuvuyeay (on 18 November 2013)

damn i really high balled cod in the prediction league


Bristow9091 (on 18 November 2013)

Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U sales... lol.