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Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - May 23, 2020

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - May 23, 2020 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 28 May 2020 / 2,663 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)

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - May 23, 2020

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - May 23, 2020

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - May 23, 2020

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to May 27)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to May 26)

2019 – (Week ending January 5 to May 25)

2020 – (Week ending January 4 to May 23)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

Year on Year Sales & Market Share Charts - May 23, 2020

"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.

Microsoft

  • Xbox One – Up Year-on-Year 411,723 (32.2%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 3,877,894 (81.1%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 512,607 (-75.0%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 182,215 (-3.6%)

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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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7 Comments
Eagle367 (on 29 May 2020)

Damn man. 8.66 million at this point is insanity. This is truly beast mode for the switch

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YanisFromFrance Eagle367 (on 29 May 2020)

And I think the Switch will sell more than 20 millions like in 2019

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Quodam_Diem (on 29 May 2020)

Do we know from where it comes the increase in yearly sales of XB? Deals, price cuts?

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JapaneseGamesLover (on 29 May 2020)

PS4 is stable

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scottslater (on 29 May 2020)

Real possibility that the Switch could hit 25+ million units sold this year, wow. What is the record for most consoles sold in a single year?

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Doctor_MG scottslater (on 29 May 2020)

I think that the DS hit around 32M units shipped in 2008.

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YanisFromFrance (on 29 May 2020)

Nintendomination

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