2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to May 10th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 23 May 2014 / 9,376 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 May 14)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to May 12)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to May 11)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to May 10)

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 38,832, Year to Date -66.1%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 69,106, Year to Date -57.2%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 39,867, Year to Date -75.3%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 961, Year to Date 9.1%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 19,518, Year to Date -67.8%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 28,557, Year to Date -20.7%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 5,313, Year to Date 0.7%


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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Michael-5 (on 23 May 2014)

Mario Kart 8 is looking to sell over 1 million units in week 1, plus lets not forget that new sexy console bundle. I think it's going to make WiiU numbers soar, might even catch up to XB1 annual sales if the boost is sustained.

Nintentacle (on 23 May 2014)

Weird that the worst selling 8th gen systems are the only ones up YOY.

veritaz (on 23 May 2014)

They couldn't get much worse in the first place could they?

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