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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - July 14, 2018

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - July 14, 2018 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 09 August 2018 / 3,027 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 July 18)

2016 – (Week ending January 9 to Jul y 16)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to July 15)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to July 14)

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.


  • Xbox One – Up Year-on-Year 390,815 (18.0%)


  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 1,245,661 (28.3%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 837,221 (-34.2%)


  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 949,452 (-11.3%)
  • PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 338,164 (-69.0%)

 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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Mnementh (on 10 August 2018)

It becomes more and more clear, that PS4 peaked in 2017, but still will sell close to it. Nintendo has to do a bit more, if they wanna keep their goal of 20M shipped Switch in the financial year.

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