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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - September 21, 2019

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - September 21, 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 October 2019 / 2,415 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 September 25)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to September 23)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to September 22)

2018 – (Week ending January 5 to September 21)

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 966,777 (-30.7%)


  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 1,711,778 (24.1%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 1,076,423 (-52.6%)


  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 1,489,842 (-14.9%)
  • PlayStation Vita – Down Year-on-Year 151,589 (-81.6%)

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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yo33331 (on 29 September 2019)

PS4 going to 16M this year, XB1 - between 4 and 5M (yes I know it is far away now, but always the last 3-4 months of the year the numbers are doubled) Switch maybe 20M based on the very strong christmas periods on nintendo consoles. 3DS will make 2M at best this year .. but 1.5M is more possible.

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