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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - December 29, 2018 - VGChartz
Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - December 29, 2018

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - December 29, 2018 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 22 January 2019 / 5,869 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 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.  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 (Same Periods Covered)

 

2015 – (Week ending January 10 to January 2)

2016 – (Week ending January 9 to December 31)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to December 30)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to December 29)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

 

"Year to date" sales for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2018 versus 2017 and 2018 versus 2016 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Microsoft

  • Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 596,801 (-7.5%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 3,788,107 (28.8%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 3,387,107 (-48.7%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 2,021,761 (-10.1%)
  • PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 514,331 (-69.8%)

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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1 Comments

Kristof81 (on 22 January 2019)

So it looks like Switch will outsell XB1 by the end of this year after all.


paulrage2 (on 22 January 2019)

Only in 2020.


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trunkswd (on 22 January 2019)

It really depends how much Xbox One sales drop this year. The Switch outsold the Xbox One by ~10 million in 2018. It is currently 13 million behind.


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