2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to April 19th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 May 2014 / 8,025 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 23)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to April 21)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to April 20)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to April 19)

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 54,004, Year to Date -66.7%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 83,361, Year to Date -56.6%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 43,318, Year to Date -75.0%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 1,722, Year to Date 10.9%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 20,370, Year to Date -67.9%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 70,561, Year to Date -19.9%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 153, 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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Turkish (on 06 May 2014)

Why does Wii U have 100 percent marketshare in 2013? It's wrong and it has been in these reports for months, when will you correct this error?

Rogerioandrade (on 06 May 2014)

it only counts the period between january and april. PS4 and XboxOne were launched later

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Adameh (on 05 May 2014)

Wii U 0.1% up... Victory

Rogerioandrade (on 05 May 2014)

From 15,1 million consoles in 2011 to 10,9 million in 2014...... people doesn´t seem as excited with consoles as they were, even with the new generation

OfficerRaichu15 (on 04 May 2014)


kekrot (on 04 May 2014)

That's because we just started a new generation.

Seece (on 04 May 2014)

Site is overtracking WiiU, Japan + US + Europe it's down 60k+ yoy

DarkFury (on 04 May 2014)

Yet again down year-on-year...