2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to December 7th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 December 2013 / 6,348 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 December 11)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to December 10)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to December 8)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to December 7)

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 366,991, Year to Date -44.3%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 252,909, Year to Date -27.8%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 63,118, Year to Date -18.5%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 42,169, Year to Date -21.3%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 23,606, Year to Date -59.8%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 111,955, Year to Date -71.0%

Nintendo 3DS - Down Year-on-Year 84,078, Year to Date +3.8%

Nintendo Wii U – Down Year-on-Year 58,012, Year to Date +63.7%


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com.

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Michael-5 (on 17 December 2013)

You do realize you publish more articles with errors then without now right? Try to find it on your own this time, it's not a typo. :-)

Welfare (on 18 December 2013)

Wii U 7th gen confirmed???