Weekly Sales Analysis, 7 June - Murdered: Soul Suspect, Persona Q

by William D'Angelo, posted on 18 June 2014 / 12,169 Views

Overview

Overall, hardware sale this week decreased by 17 percent. Week-on-week sales are up for the 3DS and PSP. Overall year-on-year sales are up by 18 percent. The Wii U is the only platform up year-on-year.

Four games debuted in the top 30 this week.  Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (3DS) debuted at number three with sales of 187,050. The game launched in Japan.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Diablo III (PC) passed the four million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

 Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week is down across the board. PlayStation 4 sales are down by 56,632 (-32%) to 121,544 units sold. Wii U sales are down 62,391 (-38%) to 84,334 units sold. The Xbox One sold 37,927 units, a decrease of 14,253 (-27%).  PlayStation 3 sales are down 2,551 (-5%) to 46,716 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 484 (-1%) to 35,531 units sold. The Wii sold 6,730 units, a decrease of 951 (-12%).

Handheld sales week-on-week is up for the 3DS and PSP. The 3DS sold 110,490 units, which is an increase 16,917 (18%). The PlayStation Vita sold 27,446 units, which is down 3,192 (-10%) compared to last week. The PSP is up 9,951 (90%) to 20.954 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 103,549 units (-17%) to 491,672 units sold.

The Wii U is up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 56,032 (-55%), the Wii is down 19,361 (-74%), the Xbox 360 is down 24,530 (-41%), and the Wii U is up 62,391 (284%). The PSP is down 37,717 (-57%), the Vita is down 450 (-2%) and the 3DS is down 3,699 (-3%). Year on year sales are up 74,726 units (43%).

 Hardware Home Consoles

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

The PlayStation 3 has a 52 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 40 percent market share; and the Wii has an eight percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 50 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Wii U has a 35 percent market share and the Xbox One has a 15 percent market share. Compared with 10 weeks ago the Wii U is up.

 Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have increased for the 3DS and PSP for two weeks and decreased for the Vita for four weeks.  The Vita has outsold the PSP for 35 straight weeks. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 83,000 units, from 63,000 units last week.

The 3DS has an 80 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 20 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks the PSP is up..

Worldwide Software

Four games debuted in the top 30 this week.  Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (3DS) debuted at number three with sales of 187,050. The game launched in Japan.

Murdered: Soul Suspect (PS4) debuted at number eight with sales of 57,473. The Xbox One version debuted at number 13 with sales of 36,428. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number 22 with sales of 25,404. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Cardfight!! Vanguard: Lock On Victory!! (3DS) debuted at number 15 with sales of 32,404. The game launched in Japan.

Wildstar (PC) debuted at number 24 with sales of 24,688. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Mario Kart 8 (WiiU) is at the top of the charts with sales of 293,396. Watch Dogs (PS4) is at number two with sales of 257,831. Watch Dogs (PS3) is at number four with sales of 145,591. Watch Dogs (X360) is at number five with sales of 140,662.

Watch Dogs (XOne) is at number six with sales of 117,962. Minecraft (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 97,501. Minecraft (X360) is at number nine with sales of 55,503. Tomodachi Life (3DS) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 48,518.

 Software

Software home console sales week-on-week is down across the board.  The PlayStation 3 sold 1,231,235 games this week, a decrease of 490,114 units (-28%). The Xbox 360 sold 985,903 games, a decrease of 302,470 units (-23%). The PlayStation 4 sold 579,730 games, a decrease of 1,273,168 units (-69%).  The Wii U sold 467,575 games, a decrease of 834,341 (-64%).  The Wii sold 323,910 games, a decrease of 3,894 (-1%). Xbox One software sales are down 619,751 units (-68%) to 298,239 games sold.

Handheld software sales week-on-week is up for the 3DS. The 3DS sold 641,018 games, which up 233,810 units (57%). The DS sold 231,667 games, a decrease of 4,493 units (-2%) week-on-week. Vita game sales are down 52,926 units (-26%) to 153,645 games sold. The PSP sold 75,198 games, a decrease of 7,560 (-9%). Total combined software is down 3,354,907 units (-40%) week-on-week to 4.99 million.

Year-on-year software totals are up for the Wii U, 3DS, and Vita. The PlayStation 3 is down 37,074 units (-3%), the Wii is down 159,041 units (-33%), the Xbox 360 is down 280,037 units (-22%), and the Wii U is up 376,411 units (413%). The DS is down 67,277 units (-23%), the PSP is down 53,244 units (-41%), the 3DS is up 193,303 units (43%), and the Vita is up 76,474 units (99%). Total combined software is up 927,484 units (23%) games sold year-on-year.

 Software Home Consoles

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

The PlayStation 3 has a 48 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 39 percent market share; and the Wii has a 13 percent market share. The PlayStation 4 has a 43 percent market share for the eighth generation, the Wii U has a 35 percent market share, and the Xbox One has a 22 percent market share.

 Software Handhelds

Handheld software sales have increase for the 3DS for three weeks, while the DS, Vita, and PSP has decreased for one week. 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 three times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 75 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 25 percent market share. The 3DS has an 81 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 19 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3D is up.

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

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Mario Kart 8 for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
293,396 1,399,686 2
2
Watch Dogs for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
257,831 1,788,990 2
3
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
187,050 187,050 1
4
Watch Dogs for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
145,591 620,870 2
5
Watch Dogs for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
140,662 532,306 2
6
Watch Dogs for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
117,962 850,773 2
7
Minecraft for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Minecraft (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
97,501 456,875 4
8
Murdered: Soul Suspect for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Murdered: Soul Suspect (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
57,473 57,473 1
9
Minecraft for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Minecraft (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
55,503 4,612,485 53
10
Tomodachi Life for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
48,518 1,737,385 60
11
Pokemon X/Y for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
43,634 11,152,725 35
12
Wolfenstein: The New Order for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
43,069 434,947 3
13
Murdered: Soul Suspect for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Murdered: Soul Suspect (XOne)
Square Enix, Action
36,428 36,428 1
14
FIFA Soccer 14 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
33,165 2,073,774 30
15
Cardfight!! Vanguard: Lock On Victory!! for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Cardfight!! Vanguard: Lock On Victory!! (3DS)
FuRyu, Misc
32,404 32,404 1
16
Youkai Watch for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Youkai Watch (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
30,770 1,055,635 48
17
Titanfall for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Titanfall (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
29,285 1,872,421 13
18
Call of Duty: Ghosts for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
28,884 8,705,610 31
19
Kirby: Triple Deluxe for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
26,581 860,238 22
20
Grand Theft Auto V for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
26,113 17,474,654 38
21
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
25,504 267,282 8
22
Murdered: Soul Suspect for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Murdered: Soul Suspect (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
25,404 25,404 1
23
Grand Theft Auto V for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
24,695 13,875,078 38
24
Wildstar for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wildstar (PC)
NCSoft, Action
24,688 24,688 1
25
New Super Mario Bros. U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
24,272 4,041,048 81
26
Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
24,106 2,293,526 30
27
inFAMOUS: Second Son for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
24,074 1,385,186 12
28
Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
23,078 7,990,657 31
29
Diablo III for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Diablo III (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
22,875 4,021,791 108
30
Wolfenstein: The New Order for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
22,434 126,547 3
31
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 38
32
Watch Dogs for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Watch Dogs (PC)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 2
33
Wolfenstein: The New Order for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wolfenstein: The New Order (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
Pro N/A 3
34
FIFA Soccer 14 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 37
35
Murdered: Soul Suspect for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Murdered: Soul Suspect (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 1
36
Killzone: Shadow Fall for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 30
37
New Super Luigi U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 48
38
Mario Kart 7 for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 132
39
Gran Turismo 6 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Racing
Pro N/A 27
40
Battlefield 4 for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 32
41
Battlefield 4 for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 30
42
Super Mario 3D World for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 29
43
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 8
44
Titanfall for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Titanfall (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 9
45
Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 83
46
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for PS3 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 32
47
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 82
48
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 52
49
Forza Motorsport 5 for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
Pro N/A 29
50
Wolfenstein: The New Order for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wolfenstein: The New Order (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
Pro N/A 3
51
Call of Duty: Ghosts for XOne Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 29
52
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 32
53
FIFA Soccer 14 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 37
54
Nintendo Land for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 81
55
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 103
56
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 98
57
Wolfenstein: The New Order for PC Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wolfenstein: The New Order (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
Pro N/A 3
58
Battlefield 4 for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 32
59
Wii Party U for WiiU Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wii Party U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 33
60
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 30
61
Borderlands 2 for PSV Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Borderlands 2 (PSV)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
Pro N/A 5
62
Mario Kart Wii for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 322
63
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 135
64
Just Dance 2014 for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 36
65
Call of Duty: Black Ops II for X360 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
Pro N/A 82
66
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 18
67
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 135
68
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 15
69
MLB 14 The Show for PS4 Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
MLB 14 The Show (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Action
Pro N/A 5
70
Mario Golf: World Tour for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Golf: World Tour (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 6
71
Wii Sports for Wii Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 394
72
Super Mario 3D Land for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 136
73
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 17
74
Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP for PSV Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
Pro N/A 1
75
Mario Party Island Tour for 3DS Walkthrough, FAQs and Guide on Gamewise.co
Mario Party Island Tour (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 29

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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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4 Comments

Michael-5 (on 19 June 2014)

PS4 > 3DS > WiiU > PS3 > XB1 > Outdated stuff......... order is restored


OfficerRaichu15 (on 18 June 2014)

well good for watch dogs and mario kart good for ps4 wii u and 3ds also :D xbox one will be a lot better next weeks sales or june 14 week vita will hopefully get aaa games more like borderlands 2


drake_tolu (on 18 June 2014)

Mario Kart 8 domination World Wide. :D


gcube2000 (on 18 June 2014)

I knew MK8 would have the best legs and be #1


Teeqoz (on 19 June 2014)

You can't really call it legs when its only in its 2nd week...


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