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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - February 23, 2019

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - February 23, 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 March 2019 / 4,918 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)


2016 – (Week ending January 9 to February 27)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to February 25)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to February 24)

2018 – (Week ending January 5 to February 23)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year


"Year to date" sales for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2019 versus 2018 and 2018 versus 2017 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.


  • Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 212,479 (-27.4%)


  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 459,785 (26.3%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 284,617 (-44.8%)


  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 589,880 (-22.8%)
  • PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 46,679 (-72.9%)

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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Amnesia (on 15 March 2019)

Here the Switch is +26,3% and in my data, that I try to keep refreshed very often, I have +23,4%.
Is there a page where we can see every week numbers updated ?

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trunkswd Amnesia (on 15 March 2019)

As of right now this is the best way to see hardware figures -

I don't know when, but Talon on his long to do list has a new hardware page planned.

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JSG87 Amnesia (on 16 March 2019)

That updated when the make corrections automatically.

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