Weekly Sales Analysis, 15 March - Titanfall Boosts Xbox One Sales 108%

by William D'Angelo, posted on 25 March 2014 / 5,380 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sale this week decreased by 12 percent. Week-on-week sales is up just for the Xbox One. Overall year-on-year sales are down by three percent. The Wii U is the only platform up year-on-year.

Three games debuted in the top 30 this week.  Titanfall (X360) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 902,010. The PC version debuted at number four with sales of 122,569. The game launched in North America and Europe.

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

Worldwide Hardware

 Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is up just for the Xbox One. Xbox One sales are up 80,665 (108%) to 155,106 units sold. PlayStation 4 sales are down 874 (-1%) to 132,051 units sold. PlayStation 3 sales are down 50 (0%) to 61,477 units sold. Wii U sales are down 1,031 (-3%) to 36,817 units sold. The Xbox 360 sold 32,219 units, a decrease of 768 (-2%). The Wii sold 9,680 units, a decrease of 1,108 (-10%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is down across the board. The 3DS sold 110,590 units, which is down 6,515 (-6%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 51,981 units which is down 3,827 (-7%) compared to last week. The PSP is down 883 (-6%) to 13,318 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 65,609 units (12%) to 603,239 units sold.

The Wii U is up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 92,684 (-60%), the Wii is down 25,856 (-73%), the Xbox 360 is down 75,317 (-70%), and the Wii U is up 8,855 (32%). The PSP is down 52,972 (-80%), the Vita is down 8,349 (-14%) and the 3DS is down 38,908 (-26%). Year on year sales are down 16,701 units (-3%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for the Xbox One for one week. Sales have decreased for the PlayStation 3 for two weeks, the Wii U and PlayStation 4 for three weeks, and the Xbox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3 have decreased for four straight weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 59 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 31 percent market share; and the Wii has a 9 percent market share. The Xbox One has a 48 percent market share for the eighth generation, the PlayStation 4 has a 41 percent market share and the Wii U has an 11 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago only the Xbox One is up.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have decreased for the Vita for one week and two weeks for the 3DS and PSP.  The Vita has outsold the PSP for 23 straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 59,000 units, from 61,000 units last week.

The 3DS has a 68 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 32 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the3DS, Vita, and PSP are down.

Worldwide Software

Three games debuted in the top 30 this week.  Titanfall (X360) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 902,010. The PC version debuted at number four with sales of 122,569. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Dark Souls II (PS3) debuted at number two with sales of 566,367. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number three with sales of 231,338. The game launched worldwide.

Yoshi’s New Island (3DS) debuted at number five with sales of 112,692. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360) is at number six with sales 71,400. South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3) is at number seven with sales 69,793.

Minecraft (X360) is at number eight with sales of 55,538. Pokémon X/Y (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 49,732. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) is at number 10 with sales of 43,740.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox One.  The PlayStation 3 sold 1.71 million games, an increase of 241,663 units (16%).  The Xbox 360 sold 1.09 million games this week, a decrease of 6,906 units (375%). Xbox One software sales are up 847,807 units (-45%) to 1.07 million games sold. The Wii sold 335,460 games, a decrease of 7,956 units (-2%). The PlayStation 4 sold 228,257 games, a decrease of 86,758 (-28%).  The Wii U sold 198,257 games, a decrease of 22,637 (-10%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the DS and 3DS. The 3DS sold 560,935 games, which up 60,090 units (12%). The DS sold 265,338 games, an increase of 17,659 units (7%) week-on-week. Vita game sales are down 44,325 units (-26%) to 123,349 games sold. The PSP sold 79,019 games, a decrease of 1,811 (-2%). Total combined software is up 996,826 units (21%) week-on-week to 5.67 million.

Year-on-year software totals is up for the Wii U and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 613,251 units (-26%), the Wii is down 187,440 units (-36%), the Xbox 360 is down 129,551 units (-11%), and the Wii U is up 129,964 units (178%). The DS is down 71,956 units (-21%), the PSP is down 181,455 units (-70%), the 3DS is down 29,050 units (-5%), and the Vita is down 35,809 units (-22%). Total combined software is down 180,750 units (3%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

Home console software sales have increased for the Xbox One and PlayStation 3 for one week. Software sales have decreased for the PlayStation 4, Wii and Wii U for three weeks, and the Xbox 360 has decreased for four weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 55 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 35 percent market share; and the Wii has a 10 percent market share. The Xbox One has a 72 percent market share for the eighth generation, the PlayStation 4 has a 15 percent market share, and the Wii U has a 13 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the Xbox One is up.

 Software Handhelds

Handheld software sales have increased for the 3DS and DS for one week. The Vita has decreased for one week and two weeks for the PSP. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold more than four times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than three times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 77 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 23 percent market share. The 3DS has an 82 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has an 18 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.

The Top 75 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Titanfall on XOne - Gamewise
Titanfall (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
902,010 902,010 1
2
Dark Souls II on PS3 - Gamewise
Dark Souls II (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
566,367 566,367 1
3
Dark Souls II on X360 - Gamewise
Dark Souls II (X360)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
231,338 231,338 1
4
Titanfall on PC - Gamewise
Titanfall (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
122,569 122,569 1
5
Yoshi's New Island on 3DS - Gamewise
Yoshi's New Island (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
112,692 112,692 1
6
South Park: The Stick of Truth on X360 - Gamewise
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
71,400 297,189 2
7
South Park: The Stick of Truth on PS3 - Gamewise
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
69,793 272,915 2
8
Minecraft on X360 - Gamewise
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
55,538 3,888,265 41
9
Pokemon X/Y on 3DS - Gamewise
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
49,732 10,619,802 23
10
Grand Theft Auto V on PS3 - Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
43,740 17,055,370 26
11
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on X360 - Gamewise
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
37,007 175,086 3
12
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on WiiU - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
35,333 401,856 5
13
Youkai Watch on 3DS - Gamewise
Youkai Watch (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
35,262 570,819 36
14
Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS3 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
34,935 7,625,913 19
15
Call of Duty: Ghosts on X360 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
29,010 8,358,218 19
16
Diablo III on PC - Gamewise
Diablo III (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
28,646 3,458,874 96
17
Grand Theft Auto V on X360 - Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
27,916 13,573,371 26
18
The LEGO Movie Videogame on X360 - Gamewise
The LEGO Movie Videogame (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
27,618 349,716 6
19
Battlefield 4 on PS3 - Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
25,018 2,512,210 20
20
FIFA Soccer 14 on PS4 - Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
24,476 1,684,075 18
21
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PS3 - Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
23,848 5,379,364 123
22
Thief on PS4 - Gamewise
Thief (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
23,835 362,986 3
23
Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
23,825 1,993,218 18
24
FIFA Soccer 14 on PS3 - Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
23,344 5,550,525 25
25
Battlefield 4 on PS4 - Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
23,208 1,627,587 18
26
Need for Speed Rivals on PS3 - Gamewise
Need for Speed Rivals (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
22,431 780,663 17
27
Call of Duty: Black Ops II on PS3 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
21,208 11,138,755 70
28
Gran Turismo 6 on PS3 - Gamewise
Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Racing
20,922 2,122,894 15
29
Killzone: Shadow Fall on PS4 - Gamewise
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
19,595 1,550,910 18
30
Call of Duty: Ghosts on XOne - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
19,522 1,617,037 17
31
Animal Crossing: New Leaf on 3DS - Gamewise
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 71
32
New Super Mario Bros. U on WiiU - Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 69
33
Forza Motorsport 5 on XOne - Gamewise
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
Pro N/A 17
34
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky on PS3 - Gamewise
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 38
35
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare on XOne - Gamewise
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Action
Pro N/A 3
36
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 on DS - Gamewise
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 91
37
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag on PS4 - Gamewise
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 18
38
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru to Ruka no Fushigi na Fushigi na Kagi on 3DS - Gamewise
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru to Ruka no Fushigi na Fushigi na Kagi (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
39
The Last of Us on PS3 - Gamewise
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure
Pro N/A 40
40
Super Mario 3D World on WiiU - Gamewise
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 17
41
The LEGO Movie Videogame on PS3 - Gamewise
The LEGO Movie Videogame (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 6
42
Soul Sacrifice Delta on PSV - Gamewise
Soul Sacrifice Delta (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 2
43
Harvest Moon: Linking The New World on 3DS - Gamewise
Harvest Moon: Linking The New World (3DS)
Marvelous Interactive, Simulation
Pro N/A 3
44
Mario Kart 7 on 3DS - Gamewise
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 120
45
Beyond: Two Souls on PS3 - Gamewise
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 23
46
Thief on PS3 - Gamewise
Thief (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 3
47
Dead Rising 3 on XOne - Gamewise
Dead Rising 3 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
Pro N/A 17
48
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag on PS3 - Gamewise
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 20
49
New Super Luigi U on WiiU - Gamewise
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 36
50
Batman: Arkham Origins on PS3 - Gamewise
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 21
51
Kaseki Horider: Mugen Gear on 3DS - Gamewise
Kaseki Horider: Mugen Gear (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 3
52
Nintendo Land on WiiU - Gamewise
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 69
53
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on X360 - Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 123
54
Battlefield 4 on X360 - Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 20
55
Thief on XOne - Gamewise
Thief (XOne)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 3
56
New Super Mario Bros. 2 on 3DS - Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 86
57
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy on 3DS - Gamewise
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 75
58
Mario Kart Wii on Wii - Gamewise
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 310
59
Thief on X360 - Gamewise
Thief (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 3
60
Kirby: Triple Deluxe on 3DS - Gamewise
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 10
61
FIFA Soccer 14 on X360 - Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 25
62
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC - Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 123
63
Ryse: Son of Rome on XOne - Gamewise
Ryse: Son of Rome (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
Pro N/A 17
64
Far Cry 3 on PS3 - Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 68
65
Need for Speed Rivals on PS4 - Gamewise
Need for Speed Rivals (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 18
66
Kinect Adventures! on X360 - Gamewise
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
Pro N/A 176
67
Battlefield 4 on XOne - Gamewise
Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 17
68
Wii Party U on WiiU - Gamewise
Wii Party U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 21
69
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on PS3 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 123
70
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on PS4 - Gamewise
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 7
71
Super Mario 3D Land on 3DS - Gamewise
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 124
72
NBA 2K14 on PS3 - Gamewise
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 24
73
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist on PS3 - Gamewise
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 30
74
NBA 2K14 on X360 - Gamewise
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 24
75
Assassin's Creed III on PS3 - Gamewise
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 72

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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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3 Comments

drake_tolu (on 26 March 2014)

very well Titanfal, until March XO will sold good. But to April will be back under 100.000 units a week...


Ka-pi96 (on 26 March 2014)

Congrats Titanfall great opening week. It put the Xbox One above PS4 already so will be interesting to see its long term effects.


Goatseye (on 25 March 2014)

Titanfall has an attach ratio close to 1:3. Impressive!!


Troll_Whisperer (on 26 March 2014)

1:4.3


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