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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - March 28, 2020

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - March 28, 2020 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 April 2020 / 3,459 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 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.  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)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to April 1)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to March 31)

2019 – (Week ending January 5 to March 30)

2020 – (Week ending January 4 to March 28)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

"Year to date" sales for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2020 versus 2019 and 2020 versus 2018 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.


  • Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 278,027 (-30.5%)


  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 1,273,265 (38.8%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 435,208 (-89.2%)


  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 1,367,965 (-40.3%)

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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icykai (on 02 April 2020)

No matter how good the switch does this year, i'll always know it could've done better if not for the virus.

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SKMBlake (on 02 April 2020)

One of the graphs is missing (cumulative sales for each years), please correct

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