2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to December 28th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 January 2014 / 6,488 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 31)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to December 30)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to December 29)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to December 28)

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 146,097, Year to Date -44.4%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 151,843, Year to Date -29.1%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 100,214, Year to Date -24.1%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 17,292, Year to Date -17.7%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 121,884, Year to Date -60.4%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 74,171, Year to Date -72.7%

Nintendo 3DS - Up Year-on-Year 31,584, Year to Date +0.9%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 19,609, Year to Date +33.6%


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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pezus (on 08 January 2014)

Lol @ PS4 marketshare in 2013. 1.5 months and easily over 40% :O. This year it will be >50%

Michael-5 (on 08 January 2014)

Unless the WiiU randomly spikes after Mario Kart 8........things can happen

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Underworld (on 08 January 2014)

Why do you have the PS4 at 4.1 as of the 28th when Sony said 4.2?

thewastedyouth (on 08 January 2014)

xbox fail

Michael-5 (on 08 January 2014)

says Atari

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