Weekly Sales Analysis, 30 November - Black Friday, PS4 Launch in Europe

by William D'Angelo, posted on 10 December 2013 / 10,141 Views

Overview

This week was Black Friday in the US and the PlayStation 4 launched in Europe. The PlayStation 4 sold 673,354 units in its first week in Europe.

Overall, hardware sale this week increased by 74 percent. Week-on-week sales is up for every platform, except for the Xbox One. Overall year-on-year sales are up by 77 percent.  The Xbox 360, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita are all up year-over-year.

No games debuted in the top 30 this week.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) passed the five million mark; Grand Theft Auto V (X360) passed 12 million units sold; Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4) passed the one million mark; Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne) passed the one million mark; Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3) passed the one million mark; and Minecraft (X360) passed the two million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware 

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is up for every platform, except for the Xbox One. PlayStation 4 sales are up 827,693 (820%) to 927,449 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are up 400,150 (303%) to 532,227 units sold.  PlayStation 3 sales are up 311,825 (149%) to 520,749 units sold. Xbox One sales are down 712,154 (-64%) to 405,911 units sold. The Wii U sold 241,104 units, an increase of 133,947 (125%). Wii sold 170,713 units, an increase of 85,595 (101%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is up across the board. The 3DS sold 1.26 million units, which is up 689,530 (121%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 152,702 units which is up 58,411 (62%) compared to last week. The PSP is up 11,014 (21%) to 62,943 units sold. The DS is up 42,765 (238%) to 60,746 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 1.85 million units (74%) to 4,332,350 units sold.

The Xbox 360, 3DS and Vita are all up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 1,010 (0%), the Wii is down 34,750 (-17%), the Xbox 360 is up 75,984 (17%), the Wii U is down 97,117 (-29%). The PSP is down 36,907 (-37%), the DS is down 50,802 (-46%), the Vita is up 35,103 (30%) and the 3DS is down 663,024 (111%). Year on year sales are up 1,886,886 units (77%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for the Wii for six weeks, Wii U for three weeks, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for two weeks, and the PlayStation 4 for one week. The Xbox One has dropped for one week. The Wii U has outsold the Wii for 11 straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 43 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 43 percent market share; and the Wii has a 14 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 59 percent market share for the eighth generation, The Xbox One has a 26 percent market share and the Wii U has a 16 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, and Wii U are up.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the DS for six weeks, five weeks for the PSP, four weeks for the 3DS, and the Vita for one week. The Vita has outsold the PSP for eight straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 1,105,000 units, from 474,000 units last week.

The PSP has a 51 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 49 percent market share. The 3DS has an 89 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has an 11 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks all four handhelds are up.

Worldwide Software

No games debuted in the top 30 this week.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts:  Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) is at number one with sales of 609,841. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) is at number two with sales of 529,328. Just Dance 2014 (Wii) is at number three with sales of 494,477. Grand Theft Auto V (X360) is at number four with sales of 417,507. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) is at number five with sales of 401,983.

Pokémon X/Y (3DS) is at number six with sales of 399,483. FIFA Soccer 14 (P4) is at number seven with sales of 358,154. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4) is at number eight with sales of 357,096. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 326,897. Super Mario 3D World (WiiU) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 325,392.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up for every platform, except for the Xbox One. The Xbox 360 sold 5.95 million games, an increase of 2.72 million units (84%).  The PlayStation 4 sold 5.65 million games this week, an increase of 1.68 million units (382%). Wii software sales are up 1.27 million units (93%) to 2.64 million games sold. The PlayStation 4 sold 2.12 games, an increase of 1.68 million units (382%).  The Wii U sold 1.23 million games, an increase of 388,054 (119%). The Xbox One sold 1.20 million games, a decrease 2.05 million units.

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up across the board. The 3DS sold 2.36 million games, which is up 628,411 units (36%). The DS sold 1.22 million games, an increase of 444,865 units (57%) week-on-week. The Vita sold 410,441 games, an increase of 106,473 (35%). PSP game sales are up 73,987 units (26%) to 359,808 games sold. Total combined software is up 7.19 million million units (45%) week-on-week to 23.14 million.

Year-on-year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PSP, 3DS, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is up 454,468 units (9%), the Wii is down 667,153 units (-20%), the Xbox 360 is up 219,411 units (4%), and the Wii U is up 668,227 units (119%). The DS is down 399,676 units (-25%), the PSP is up 9,952 units (3%), the 3DS is up 917,175 units (63%), and the Vita is up 19,328 units (5%). Total combined software is up 4.54 million units (24%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

Home console software sales have increased for the Wii for seven weeks, the Wii U for three weeks, and the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 360 for one week. The Xbox One has dropped for one week.

The Xbox 360 has a 42 percent market share for the seventh generation; the PlayStation 3 has a 40 percent market share; and the Wii has an 18 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 47 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Wii U has a 27 percent market share, and the Xbox One has a 26 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four home consoles are up.

 Software Handhelds

DS software sales have increased for nine weeks, the 3DS for three weeks, and the PSP and Vita for one week. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold nearly six times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than three times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 77 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 23 percent market share. The 3DS has an 85 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 15 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds 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 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
609,841 5,289,846 4
2
Call of Duty: Ghosts Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
529,328 4,953,066 4
3
Just Dance 2014 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
494,477 997,002 9
4
Grand Theft Auto V Wiki on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
417,507 12,178,583 11
5
Grand Theft Auto V Wiki on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
401,983 14,579,623 11
6
Pokemon X/Y Wiki on Gamewise.co
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
399,483 7,647,594 8
7
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
358,154 465,046 3
8
Call of Duty: Ghosts Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
357,096 1,082,222 3
9
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
326,897 798,224 2
10
Super Mario 3D World Wiki on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
325,392 706,722 2
11
Killzone: Shadow Fall Wiki on Gamewise.co
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
316,130 786,885 3
12
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Wiki on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
275,986 746,831 3
13
Call of Duty: Ghosts Wiki on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
262,307 1,017,769 2
14
Battlefield 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
259,248 773,510 3
15
Battlefield 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
249,002 1,672,042 5
16
Batman: Arkham Origins Wiki on Gamewise.co
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
243,189 1,075,183 6
17
The Last of Us Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
223,824 3,685,934 25
18
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Wiki on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
208,405 1,371,511 5
19
Skylanders Swap Force Wiki on Gamewise.co
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
193,430 738,280 7
20
Just Dance 2014 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (X360)
Ubisoft, Misc
192,867 284,086 9
21
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
180,469 3,862,150 10
22
Battlefield 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
178,162 1,374,115 5
23
Minecraft Wiki on Gamewise.co
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
178,079 2,101,978 26
24
Forza Motorsport 5 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
171,855 595,172 2
25
New Super Mario Bros. U Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
169,835 2,554,563 54
26
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Wiki on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
157,227 1,326,082 5
27
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
149,567 2,861,436 10
28
New Super Luigi U Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
144,142 561,166 21
29
Halo 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
135,092 8,687,986 56
30
Knack Wiki on Gamewise.co
Knack (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
133,526 273,071 3
31
Need for Speed Rivals Wiki on Gamewise.co
Need for Speed Rivals (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 3
32
Dead Rising 3 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Dead Rising 3 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
Pro N/A 2
33
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Wiki on Gamewise.co
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 56
34
Tomb Raider Wiki on Gamewise.co
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 39
35
Battlefield 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 2
36
Madden NFL 25 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 14
37
Disney Infinity Wiki on Gamewise.co
Disney Infinity (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 15
38
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Wiki on Gamewise.co
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
Pro N/A 37
39
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Wiki on Gamewise.co
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 6
40
Ryse: Son of Rome Wiki on Gamewise.co
Ryse: Son of Rome (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
Pro N/A 2
41
FIFA Soccer 14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 2
42
Skylanders Swap Force Wiki on Gamewise.co
Skylanders Swap Force (X360)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 7
43
NBA 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 9
44
Kinect Adventures! Wiki on Gamewise.co
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
Pro N/A 161
45
Batman: Arkham Origins Wiki on Gamewise.co
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 6
46
Mario Kart 7 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 105
47
Disney Infinity Wiki on Gamewise.co
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 15
48
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Wiki on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 2
49
Batman: Arkham City Wiki on Gamewise.co
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 111
50
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 (3DS)
Sega, Action
Pro N/A 1
51
Need for Speed Rivals Wiki on Gamewise.co
Need for Speed Rivals (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 2
52
New Super Mario Bros. 2 Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 71
53
Madden NFL 25 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 3
54
Wii Sports Wiki on Gamewise.co
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 367
55
Wii Party U Wiki on Gamewise.co
Wii Party U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 6
56
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Wiki on Gamewise.co
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 6
57
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Wiki on Gamewise.co
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 3
58
Wii Sports Resort Wiki on Gamewise.co
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 232
59
Madden NFL 25 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 14
60
NBA 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 9
61
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Wiki on Gamewise.co
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 21
62
Mario Kart Wii Wiki on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 295
63
Nintendo Land Wiki on Gamewise.co
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 54
64
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 10
65
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Wiki on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 108
66
Battlefield 4 Wiki on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 5
67
NBA 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 3
68
Super Mario 3D Land Wiki on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 109
69
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wiki on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 211
70
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Wiki on Gamewise.co
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 2
71
WWE 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
WWE 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 5
72
Skylanders Swap Force Wiki on Gamewise.co
Skylanders Swap Force (PS3)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 7
73
WWE 2K14 Wiki on Gamewise.co
WWE 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 5
74
Beyond: Two Souls Wiki on Gamewise.co
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 8
75
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Wiki on Gamewise.co
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
Pro N/A 1

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4 Comments

dsage01 (on 10 December 2013)

GTA V (PS3) > COD Ghosts (All platforms)


Underworld (on 10 December 2013)

GTA's numbers are huge and I don't think CoD is going to pass it. But to be fair, GTA has been out longer.


  • +1
reviniente (on 11 December 2013)

I thought I'd never see the day.


  • +1
Michael-5 (on 10 December 2013)

Must PS4 be really pink? I wonder if the hype for Just Dance is dead, only at 1 million on the Wii, and bombing on the WiiU...


Underworld (on 10 December 2013)

Wow, great to see The Last of Us get a nice boost in sales :D


Michael-5 (on 10 December 2013)

Bundled with the new PS3.


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Blood_Tears (on 11 December 2013)

So? We all know there's a bundle for it.


  • +1
WebMasterFlex (on 10 December 2013)

Dat Killzone. PS4 for the win...