2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to November 9th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 18 November 2013 / 6,985 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 November 13)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to November 12)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to November 10)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to November 9)

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 229,884, Year to Date -35.6%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 104,209, Year to Date -21.1%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 21,680, Year to Date -15.1%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-year 1,247, Year to Date -22.1%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 47,202, Year to Date -52.8%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 41,378, Year to Date -64.7%

Nintendo 3DS - Up Year-on-Year 20,940, Year to Date 3.8%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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grbolivar (on 22 November 2013)

This tells us something: there are only ~4MM Nintendo fans in the entire world, as nobody else but fans are buying the Wiii U.

Dv8thwonder (on 19 November 2013)

Wii U numbers are low only in comparison to Nintendo's own last gen efforts. The should do just fine this gen.

platformmaster918 (on 18 November 2013)

The last week for WiiU's incredible run of 100% 8th gen market share

Kowan (on 18 November 2013)

Someone update the pre-order numbers. NFS Rivals for the ps4 was already released last week November 15.

Rogerioandrade (on 18 November 2013)

so... by now probably the WiiU already hit the 4 million consoles milestone.

scorptile (on 22 November 2013)

from what i understand wii u sales are starting to jump. big jump in japan two weeks ago and i expect a huge jump in sales this week in NA with the release of the mario bundle and mario 3D world. which i wish i had the money to get.

Michael-5 (on 19 November 2013)

Next week PS4 joins to grouping :-)