Weekly Sales Analysis, 19 April - Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4)

by William D'Angelo, posted on 03 May 2014 / 5,364 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sale this week decreased by three percent. Week-on-week sales are up for the Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U, Xbox One, and 3DS. Overall year-on-year sales are down by 12 percent. The PlayStation Vita and Wii U are the only platforms up year-on-year.

Four games debuted in the top 30 this week.  Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4) debuted at number two with sales of 109,702. The game launched worldwide.

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

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware 

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is up for the Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U, and Xbox One. PlayStation 4 sales are down 12,366 (-9%) to 127,884 units sold. Xbox One sales are up 795 (1%) to 92,460 units sold. PlayStation 3 sales are down 979 (-2%) to 48,924 units sold. The Xbox 360 sold 33,222 units, an increase of 1,011 (3%). Wii U sales are up 2,489 (8%) to 32,176 units sold. The Wii sold 10,611 units, an increase of 503 (5%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is up for the 3DS and down for the PSP and Vita. The 3DS sold 105,421 units, which is up 2,982 (3%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita sold 35,492 units which is down 7,199 (-17%) compared to last week. The PSP is down 205 (-2%) to 11,512 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 12,969 units (-3%) to 497,702 units sold.

The Vita and Wii U are up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 83,361 (-63%), the Wii is down 20,370 (-66%), the Xbox 360 is down 54,004 (-62%), and the Wii U is up 153 (0%). The PSP is down 43,318 (-79%), the Vita is up 1,722 (5%) and the 3DS is down 70,561 (-40%). Year on year sales are down 67,637 units (-12%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

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

The PlayStation 3 has a 53 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 36 percent market share; and the Wii has an 11 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 50 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Xbox One has a 37 percent market share and the Wii U has a 13 percent market share.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the 3DS for one week and decreased for the Vita and PSP for three weeks.  The Vita has outsold the PSP for 28 straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has increased this week to 70,000 units, from 60,000 units last week.

The 3DS has a 75 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 25 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the 3DS, Vita and PSP are down.

Worldwide Software

Four games debuted in the top 30 this week.  Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4) debuted at number two with sales of 109,702. The game launched worldwide.

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (PS3) debuted at number four with sales of 67,235. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number six with sales 58,285. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Trials Fusion (PS4) debuted at number 18 with sales of 30,468. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 1-2-3: Naruhodo Selection (3DS) debuted at number 25 with sales of 26.901. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Titanfall (X360) is at number one with sales of 155,466.  Titanfall (XOne) is at number three with sales of 93,608. Minecraft (X360) is at number five with sales of 60,087.

inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) is at number seven with sales of 57,323. Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PSV) is at number eight with sales of 49,577. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) is at number nine with sales of 44,961. Pokémon X/Y (3DS) is at number 10 with sales of 43,670.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is up for the PlayStation 4.  The PlayStation 3 sold 1.28 million games, a decrease of 242,659 units (-16%).  The Xbox 360 sold 1.15 million games this week, a decrease of 296,041 units (-20%). The Wii sold 357,896 games, a decrease of 31,363 units (-8%). PlayStation 4 software sales are up 81,328 units (23%) to 437,072 games sold. The Xbox One sold 275,493 games, a decrease of 104,633 (-28%). The Wii U sold 189,669 games, a decrease of 18,730 (-9%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the 3DS. The 3DS sold 532,879 games, which up 29,784 units (6%). The DS sold 266,606 games, a decrease of 27,805 units (-9%) week-on-week. Vita game sales are down 95,341 units (-31%) to 207,952 games sold. The PSP sold 91,987 games, a decrease of 2,691 (-3%). Total combined software is down 708,151 units (-13%) week-on-week to 4.79 million.

Year-on-year software totals is up for the Wii U, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is down 149,487 units (-10%), the Wii is down 217,521 units (-38%), the Xbox 360 is down 172,233 units (-13%), and the Wii U is up 61,713 units (48%). The DS is down 91,608 units (-26%), the PSP is down 123,852 units (-57%), the 3DS is down 471,655 units (-47%), and the Vita is up 107,509 units (107%). Total combined software is down 344,569 units (-7%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

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

The PlayStation 3 has a 46 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 41 percent market share; and the Wii has a 13 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 48 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Xbox One has a 31 percent market share, and the Wii U has a 21 percent market share.

 Software Handhelds

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

The DS has a 74 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 26 percent market share. The 3DS has a 72 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 28 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the Vita and PSP are up, while the 3DS and DS is down.

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

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Titanfall for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Titanfall (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
155,466 553,870 2
2
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
109,702 109,702 1
3
Titanfall for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Titanfall (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
93,608 1,563,291 6
4
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
67,235 67,235 1
5
Minecraft for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
60,087 4,200,098 46
6
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
58,285 58,285 1
7
inFAMOUS: Second Son for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
57,323 1,149,509 5
8
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars for PSV Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PSV)
Atlus, Role-Playing
49,577 85,204 35
9
Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
44,961 7,821,564 24
10
Pokemon X/Y for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
43,670 10,854,371 28
11
Call of Duty: Ghosts for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
43,651 8,528,714 24
12
Grand Theft Auto V for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
39,641 17,263,807 31
13
FIFA Soccer 14 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
36,888 1,866,834 23
14
Youkai Watch for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Youkai Watch (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
34,854 756,548 41
15
Diablo III for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Diablo III (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
34,651 3,874,497 101
16
FIFA Soccer 14 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
31,797 5,704,280 30
17
3rd Super Robot Wars Z Jigoku Hen for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
3rd Super Robot Wars Z Jigoku Hen (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
31,685 179,693 2
18
Trials Fusion for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Trials Fusion (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
30,468 30,468 1
19
Grand Theft Auto V for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
29,547 13,709,667 31
20
Yoshi's New Island for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Yoshi's New Island (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
29,057 306,970 6
21
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
28,036 51,234 35
22
The Elder Scrolls Online for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
27,175 331,315 3
23
Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
27,046 2,142,029 23
24
Mario Party Island Tour for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Party Island Tour (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
26,936 780,688 22
25
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 1-2-3: Naruhodo Selection for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 1-2-3: Naruhodo Selection (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
26,901 26,901 1
26
LEGO The Hobbit for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
LEGO The Hobbit (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
25,423 72,510 2
27
LEGO The Hobbit for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
LEGO The Hobbit (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
25,226 73,673 2
28
South Park: The Stick of Truth for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
25,016 455,408 7
29
Kinect Sports Rivals for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Kinect Sports Rivals (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
24,262 115,181 2
30
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
24,154 2,858,724 25
31
South Park: The Stick of Truth for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 7
32
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
Pro N/A 8
33
Trials Fusion for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Trials Fusion (XOne)
Ubisoft, Racing
Pro N/A 1
34
Battlefield 4 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 23
35
MLB 14 The Show for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
MLB 14 The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Action
Pro N/A 3
36
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 25
37
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 5
38
Gran Turismo 6 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Racing
Pro N/A 20
39
Battlefield 4 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 25
40
Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 76
41
New Super Mario Bros. U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 74
42
The LEGO Movie Videogame for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The LEGO Movie Videogame (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 11
43
Forza Motorsport 5 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
Pro N/A 22
44
The LEGO Movie Videogame for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The LEGO Movie Videogame (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 11
45
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 10
46
3rd Super Robot Wars Z Jigoku Hen for PSV Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
3rd Super Robot Wars Z Jigoku Hen (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 2
47
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 17
48
Battlefield 4 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 25
49
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 23
50
New Super Luigi U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 41
51
FIFA Soccer 14 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 30
52
Mario Kart 7 for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 125
53
Just Dance 2014 for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 29
54
LEGO The Hobbit for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
LEGO The Hobbit (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 2
55
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 45
56
Super Mario 3D World for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 22
57
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 5
58
Call of Duty: Ghosts for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 22
59
The LEGO Movie Videogame for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The LEGO Movie Videogame (3DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 11
60
Dark Souls II for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Dark Souls II (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 6
61
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 91
62
Nintendo Land for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 74
63
Killzone: Shadow Fall for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 23
64
Call of Duty: Black Ops II for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 75
65
NBA 2K14 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 29
66
Style Savvy: Trendsetters for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Style Savvy: Trendsetters (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 82
67
NBA 2K14 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 23
68
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 96
69
Skylanders Swap Force for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
Pro N/A 27
70
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 128
71
NBA 2K14 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 29
72
The Sims 3 for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Sims 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 255
73
Kinect Adventures! for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
Pro N/A 181
74
WWE 2K14 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
WWE 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 25

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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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2 Comments

Panama (on 03 May 2014)

I imagine everyone that bought the PS3 version has opted for the free PS4 upgrade.


FujiokaMidori (on 05 May 2014)

I had it for PS3. Then bought it again for PS4. CE this time.


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FujiokaMidori (on 15 May 2014)

I just wanna say... everyone is talking about ESO, only because it's Bethesta, and because it's Elder Scrolls and because the prestige of the name. A Realm Reborn is by miles, a way better MMO than ESO. Actually ESO is pretty mediocre, and if it remembers me of anything is of ARR's past, Final Fantasy XIV 1.0 But everyone gives the game above avarage scores, because of the Elder Scrolls name prestige. Of course, everyone HATED square in 2010, so it's nice to bash FF XIV 1.0 to death, but say something bad about Bethesta and Elder Scrolls?? No serious publication has the courage to do it, and once again, I have to resort to Angry Joe, who is, destpie ANYTHING anyone can say about him, always fair, and always honest. And his reviews match my experiences with the game. The game is no better than 5/10. I'm glad to see ARR doing this well, and hope people eventually realize how mediocre ESO is in its current state.