2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to May 25th - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 June 2013 / 8,139 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)


2010 – (Week beginning January 3 to May 29)

2011 – (Week beginning January 2 to May 28)

2012 – (Week beginning January 1 to May 26)

2013 – (Week beginning December 30 to May 25)

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 23,035, Year to Date -17.6%


PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 6,211, Year to Date -17.5%

PSP - Down Year-on-Year 7,363, Year to Date -7.3%

PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 9,211, Year to Date -35.5%


Nintendo Wii - Down Year-on-Year 30,043, Year to Date -54.1%

Nintendo DS - Down Year-on-Year 56,667, Year to Date -57.3%

Nintendo 3DS - Up Year-on-Year 15,962, Year to Date -7.9%

Nintendo Wii U – n/a

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Troll_Whisperer (on 04 June 2013)

These numbers are wrong. You forgot to update them to post-adjustment figures. E.g., the PS3 has sold 3.6m so far this year according to VGC, not 3.1m.

WebMasterFlex (on 04 June 2013)

It is time to put PS3 at second place on your first page guys ;-) Thanks for the news.

curtiswolf (on 04 June 2013)

PS3 was 2,000 ahead of Xbox last week, now its 48,000. yeah PS is on top again :)