2015 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to April 4

2015 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to April 4 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 June 2015 / 5,136 Views

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the six home consoles and four handhelds over comparable periods for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.  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)

2012 – (Week beginning January 8 to April 8)

2013 – (Week beginning January 6 to April 6)

2014 – (Week beginning January 5 to April 5)

2015 – (Week beginning January 4 to April 4)

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 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below comparisons of 2015 versus 2014, and 2015 versus 2013 are displayed. This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.


Xbox 360 - Down Year-on-Year 336,952, Year to Date -52.2%

Xbox One – Up Year-on-Year 215,960, Year to Date 22.3%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 511,144, Year to Date -47.0%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-year 77,493, Year to Date -11.9%

PlayStation 4 – Up Year-on-year 266,334, Year to Date 9.9%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 136,698, Year to Date -78.1%

Nintendo 3DS – Up Year-on-Year 1,048,954, Year to Date 61.1%

Nintendo Wii U – Up Year-on-Year 30,308, Year to Date 6.0%


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. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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DialgaMarine (on 01 June 2015)

Glad to see PS4 is way up YoY. Seemed like it would be a bit behind, back in February, but I guess The Order and BloodBorne helped bolster it. Can't wait to see how much it goes up after the Batman bundle releases.

super6646 (on 01 June 2015)

How is 10% way up? XB1 is up 22%, granted 150$ less. Still there was titanfall, which really did boost sales.

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