Weekly Sales Analysis, 11 January - Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)

by William D'Angelo, posted on 22 January 2014 / 5,463 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sale this week decreased by 49 percent. Week-on-week sales are down across the board. Overall year-on-year sales are down by six percent. The Wii U and PlayStation Vita are the two platforms up year-on-year.

One game debuted in the top 30 this week: Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 218,359. The game launched in Japan.

There are no software milestones this week in the top 30.

Worldwide Hardware

 Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is down across the board. PlayStation 4 sales are down 79,131 (-30%) to 187,997 units sold. Xbox One sales are down 61,375 (-37%) to 106,010 units sold. PlayStation 3 sales are down 111,518 (-55%) to 90,758 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 43,206 (-45%) to 53,188 units sold. The Wii U sold 53,040 units, a decrease of 64,112 (-55%). The Wii sold 20,662 units, a decrease of 19,261 (-48%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is down across the board. The 3DS sold 171,784 units, which is down 245,422 (-59%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 60,382 units which is down 76,845 (-56%) compared to last week. The PSP is down 48,471 (-60%) to 32,926 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 749,341 units (-49%) to 776,747 million units sold.

The Vita and Wii U are both up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 98,854 (-52%), the Wii is down 41,895 (-67%), the Xbox 360 is down 88,835 (-63%), and the Wii U is up 4,653 (10%). The PSP is down 88,141 (-73%), the Vita is up 19,217 (47%) and the 3DS is down 24,542 (-13%). Year on year sales are down 49,303 units (-6%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have decreased for every platform for three weeks. The Wii U has outsold the Wii for 17 straight weeks. The PlayStation 4 has outsold the PlayStation 3 for seven straight weeks. The Xbox One has outsold the Xbox 360 for six straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 55 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 32 percent market share; and the Wii has a 13 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 54 percent market share for the eighth generation, The Xbox One has a 31 percent market share and the Wii U has a 15 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, and Wii U are down.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have decreased for the PSP and Vita for two weeks and three weeks for the 3DS. The Vita has outsold the PSP for 14 straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 111,000 units, from 280,000 units last week.

The 3DS has a 74 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 26 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the Vita, and PSP are up, while the 3DS is down.

Worldwide Software

One game debuted in the top 30 this week: Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 218,359. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts:  Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) is at number two with sales of 104,361. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) is at number three with sales of 102,776. Pokémon X/Y (3DS) is at number four with sales of 100,934. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) is at number five with sales of 97,120.

Grand Theft Auto V (X360) is at number six with sales of 79,110.  FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4) is at number seven with sales of 63,683. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4) is at number eight with sales of 59,356. FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3) is at number nine with sales of 56,063. Battlefield 4 (PS4) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 56,016.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is down across the board. The PlayStation 3 sold 1.73 million games, a decrease of 1.20 million units (-41%).  The Xbox 360 sold 1.42 million games this week, a decrease of 983,734 units (-41%). Wii software sales are down 390,560 million units (-41%) to 559,237 games sold. The PlayStation 3 sold 390,009 games, a decrease of 174,917 units (-31%).  The Wii U sold 314,284 games, a decrease of 190,357 (-48%). The Xbox One sold 288,281 games, a decrease 201,082 units (-41%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is down across the board. The 3DS sold 951,635 games, which down 653,977 units (-41%). The DS sold 311,801 games, a decrease of 223,385 units (-20%) week-on-week. Vita game sales are down 155,655 units (-48%) to 166,663 games sold. The PSP sold 113,291 games, a decrease of 29,326 (-49%). Total combined software is down 4.39 million units (-41%) week-on-week to 6.24 million.

Year-on-year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, Wii U, 3DS, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is up 77,101 units (5%), the Wii is down 199,570 units (-26%), the Xbox 360 is down 256,291 units (-15%), and the Wii U is up 190,357 units (154%). The DS is down 76,559 units (-20%), the PSP is down 29,326 units (-21%), the 3DS is up 369,231 units (63%), and the Vita is up 39,998 units (15%). Total combined software is up 793,231 units (15%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

Home console software sales have decreased for every home console for three straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 47 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 38 percent market share; and the Wii has a 15 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 39 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Wii U has a 32 percent market share, and the Xbox One has a 29 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four home consoles are down.

 Software Handhelds

Handheld software sales are down across the board for the third straight 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 two times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 73 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 27 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
Kirby: Triple Deluxe for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
218,359 218,359 1
2
Call of Duty: Ghosts for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
104,361 7,871,911 10
3
Grand Theft Auto V for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
102,776 16,495,744 17
4
Pokemon X/Y for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
100,934 9,371,370 14
5
Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
97,120 7,123,203 10
6
Grand Theft Auto V for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
79,110 13,176,645 17
7
FIFA Soccer 14 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
63,683 1,287,232 9
8
Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
59,356 1,632,858 9
9
FIFA Soccer 14 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
56,063 5,204,613 16
10
Battlefield 4 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
56,016 1,283,428 9
11
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
55,435 1,796,297 8
12
Minecraft for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
54,518 2,951,059 32
13
Just Dance 2014 for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
51,569 2,775,246 15
14
Super Mario 3D World for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
49,015 1,654,163 8
15
Puzzle & Dragons Z for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Puzzle & Dragons Z (3DS)
GungHo, Puzzle
48,585 1,206,974 5
16
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
48,569 2,479,217 11
17
Gran Turismo 6 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Racing
48,139 1,802,692 6
18
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
43,874 1,215,714 9
19
Battlefield 4 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
42,170 2,257,465 11
20
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
41,926 2,207,498 11
21
Call of Duty: Ghosts for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
40,761 1,388,716 8
22
Killzone: Shadow Fall for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
40,442 1,232,546 9
23
Battlefield 4 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
39,391 2,552,199 11
24
New Super Mario Bros. U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
37,838 3,553,949 60
25
Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
37,557 6,220,833 62
26
NBA 2K14 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
35,475 1,734,687 15
27
Forza Motorsport 5 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
34,692 944,198 8
28
Battlefield 4 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
34,178 1,052,780 8
29
FIFA Soccer 14 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
33,234 3,596,716 16
30
Wii Fit U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wii Fit U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
31,744 130,784 5
31
Need for Speed Rivals for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Need for Speed Rivals (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 9
32
Mario Kart 7 for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 111
33
New Super Luigi U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 27
34
Wii Party U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wii Party U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 12
35
New Super Mario Bros. 2 for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 77
36
NBA 2K14 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 15
37
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 8
38
FIFA Soccer 14 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 8
39
NBA 2K14 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 9
40
Ryse: Son of Rome for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Ryse: Son of Rome (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
Pro N/A 8
41
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
Pro N/A 43
42
Dead Rising 3 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Dead Rising 3 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
Pro N/A 8
43
Need for Speed Rivals for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Need for Speed Rivals (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 8
44
NBA 2K14 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (XOne)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 8
45
The Last of Us for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
Pro N/A 31
46
Super Mario 3D Land for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 115
47
Monster Hunter 4 for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 18
48
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 12
49
Disney Infinity for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
Pro N/A 21
50
Batman: Arkham Origins for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 12
51
Madden NFL 25 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 9
52
Madden NFL 25 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 8
53
Skylanders Swap Force for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 13
54
Madden NFL 25 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Madden NFL 25 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 20
55
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 27
56
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 9
57
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster for PSV Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 3
58
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 3
59
Batman: Arkham Origins for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 12
60
Knack for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Knack (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 9
61
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 114
62
Mario Kart Wii for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 301
63
Beyond: Two Souls for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 14
64
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 12
65
Sentouchu: Densetsu no Shinobi to Survival Battle! for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Sentouchu: Densetsu no Shinobi to Survival Battle! (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 13
66
The Sims 3 for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Sims 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 241
67
New Super Mario Bros. Wii for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 217
68
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 114
69
Battlefield 4 for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 11
70
Football Manager 2014 for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Football Manager 2014 (PC)
Sega, Sports
Pro N/A 11
71
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 16
72
Need for Speed Rivals for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Need for Speed Rivals (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 8
73
Youkai Watch for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Youkai Watch (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 27
74
Skylanders Swap Force for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Skylanders Swap Force (X360)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 13
75
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 for DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 82

________________________________________________________________________________________

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.


More Articles

5 Comments

Kaizar (on 22 January 2014)

Nothing can top the almighty 3D Video Game System, the Nintendo 3DS & 3DS XL. (the 2DS doesn't even make 10% of the sales anymore) By down filthy Home Console/PS Vita/PC peasants.


padib (on 22 January 2014)

Underdogs SW up YoY: WiiU up 154% over last year, 3DS up 63% and Vita up 32%!


Michael-5 (on 22 January 2014)

WiiU up 10% YoY!


xNonox (on 22 January 2014)

Wii U saved


  • +1
DarkFury (on 22 January 2014)

It is somewhat worrying that even with next-fen launch hardware is STILL down 6% year-on-year.


Mystro-Sama (on 22 January 2014)

Thank God it's the next-fen and not the nex-gen. xD


  • +1
Michael-5 (on 22 January 2014)

It's mostly because the WiiU isn't putting out.


  • 0
Nintentacle (on 22 January 2014)

I'm surprised that Wind Waker HD is still in the top 75.