2014 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to August 23rd - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 29 August 2014 / 4,347 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 August 27)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to August 25)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to August 24)

2014 – (Week beginning December 29 to August 23)

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 29,907, Year to Date -55.4%

Xbox One – n/a


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 58,056, Year to Date -47.7%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 34,833, Year to Date -78.2%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-year 12,982, Year to Date 6.4%

PlayStation 4 – n/a


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 13,736, Year to Date -66.4%

Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 40,982, Year to Date -21.7%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 30,695, Year to Date 48.6%


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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

More Articles


Michael-5 (on 29 August 2014)

340,000 and WiiU sold better then XB1 in 2014. Smash Bros is going to seal that.

Gab (on 30 August 2014)

Actually no, XB1 has tons of games coming out during the fall starting with Destiny in September, WiiU has close to nothing.

  • -2
OfficerRaichu15 (on 30 August 2014)

yet it can beat it with smash

  • +2
daredevil.shark (on 29 August 2014)

Its like PS2 era. PS4 will wipe out all the competition. Good job Sony.

ThatDanishGamer (on 31 August 2014)

New gen. market share 2014 - PS4 60.6%

bouboumorveu (on 29 August 2014)

PS4 has won since march 2013 , now it is time for incredible exclusives and a strong Japan TGS.

drake_tolu (on 30 August 2014)

Wii U must sell 17,000 more than XO on week for pass this year...will pass by December.