2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to July 26th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 August 2014 / 5,176 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 July 30)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to July 28)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to July 27)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to July 26)

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 29,808, Year to Date -55.6%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 43,851, Year to Date -47.7%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 39,043, Year to Date -76.4%

PlayStation Vita – Up Year-on-year 167, Year to Date 7.7%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 14,987, Year to Date -66.6%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 43,468, Year to Date -21.2%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 33,504, Year to Date 45.1%


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 and Twitch 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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bouboumorveu (on 07 August 2014)

omg, vgc, time to learn how to calculate, look at PS3 vs x360 lifetime and look at years befor? and PS3 is equal to 360? Stop LSD, please and quick.

Namhcir (on 12 August 2014)

Its for that year only, and the PS3 did greatly outsell the 360 at the backend of the generation because of the exclusives. Microsoft dominated early and sony caught up slowly.

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Clyde32 (on 07 August 2014)

Love the new baseline.

JohannStein (on 07 August 2014)

WiiU getting solid sales!