2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to March 8th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 March 2014 / 7,800 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 12)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to March 10)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to March 9)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to March 8)

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 87,778, Year to Date -73.7%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 106,999, Year to Date -58.0%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 67,747, Year to Date -73.8%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-year 30,852, Year to Date 10.6%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 28,599, Year to Date -69.3%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 29,882, Year to Date -19.1%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 7,180, Year to Date 7.7%


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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Rogerioandrade (on 24 March 2014)

Everything is so.... low..... lower than expected.... and lower year after year

leo-j (on 20 March 2014)

Ps3 is looking almost like ps2 market share wise this year..

Captain_Yuri (on 19 March 2014)

Dear NoA: Give Us that Blue Shell for Pre-Ordering Mario Kart so your sales can go up for the wiiU

Azhraell (on 19 March 2014)

PS4 leading due to japan launch, good.

NYANKS (on 19 March 2014)

PS4's lead is greater than Japans total sales, so wouldn't it be winning without Japan?

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Michael-5 (on 19 March 2014)

Dear Nintendo: Announce a 3DS redesign already. Sales are low low low.

Dark_Lord_2008 (on 21 March 2014)

7th gen: PS3 will be around 85 million and the X360 around 82 million by the end of the year. X360 will overtake the PSP lifetime sales in second half of this year. Wii will probably crawl up to 101 million by end of the year. 8th gen: PS4 will be over 12 million by end of year, XBone around 8 million and Wii U around 8 million by end of the year.