2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to March 1st - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 11 March 2014 / 6,010 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)


2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to March 5)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to March 4)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to March 2)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to March 1)

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 92,716, Year to Date -73.3%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 120,431, Year to Date -57.3%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 57,210, Year to Date -73.0%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-year 42,099, Year to Date 20.2%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 32,967, Year to Date -69.1%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 43,532, Year to Date -19.0%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 10,061, Year to Date 6.6%


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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Michael-5 (on 12 March 2014)

3DS! What's wrong with you? Get some games, you're too young to die.

Rogerioandrade (on 12 March 2014)

Overall consoles sales down 11% year-on-year, even with new generation devices. The trend continues

KBG29 (on 12 March 2014)

I really wish more people would read these and get a real context on the situation. So many terrible misconceptions in the forums that spread like wildfire. Thanks for the piece and keep up the good work.

Wonktonodi (on 11 March 2014)

it's pretty crazy that the best seller so far this year would have been 5th in 2011 hopefully Sony can start making them faster

Captain_Yuri (on 11 March 2014)

Welp, the wiiU is the only one thats Up YoY so thats something

Miguel_Zorro (on 12 March 2014)


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