2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to April 12th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 24 April 2014 / 8,677 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 April 16)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to April 14)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to April 13)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to April 12)

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 59,015, Year to Date -67.0%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 89,506, Year to Date -56.4%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 46,268, Year to Date -74.9%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 8570, Year to Date 11.2%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 22,435, Year to Date -68.1%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 39,873, Year to Date -18.7%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 3,970, Year to Date 0.1%


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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Nintentacle (on 24 April 2014)

Man, Wii U's 2013 sales really caught up to this year.

rodbouse (on 24 April 2014)

"same period cover"

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SlayerRondo (on 24 April 2014)

Good to see the Vita has slightly improved on last year. Have enjoyed it far more than expected since i got one last December.

Michael-5 (on 24 April 2014)

WiiU is barely beating the 360, and quite behind the Vita this year.....Mario Kart has a lot of work to do.

DarkFury (on 24 April 2014)

So another year-on-year down week...again.

Rogerioandrade (on 24 April 2014)

down, down, down, down, every main brand is down

pezus (on 24 April 2014)

Playstation and Xbox are both up this year

If by "every man brand" you meant Nintendo, I agree.

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