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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - July 28, 2018

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - July 28, 2018 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 September 2018 / 2,651 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 August 1)

2016 – (Week ending January 9 to Jul y 30)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to July 29)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to July 28)

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 416,097 (18.2%)


  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 1,216,893 (25.2%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 1,030,549 (-37.5%)


  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 1,271,277 (-14.1%)
  • PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 456,977 (-68.4%)

 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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SuperNintend0rk (on 20 August 2018)

Wow the Switch has officially surpassed 50% of the XB1's sales, and in less than a year and a half to boot! I wonder how much longer before it fully overtakes it.

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CosmicSex SuperNintend0rk (on 20 August 2018)

I see a creepy hand grabbing Nintendo as it tries to escape: its Microsoft!
"Where are you going? We are surviving together! Always!"
Nintendo, kicks Microsoft in the head and keeps climbing.
Faced with nothing else, Microsoft turns on a random fan and consumes their body for nutrients.

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Haha that's a bit harsh isn't it? Even for Microsoft :P

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