There were adjustments to the sales figures this week. Most notable were the increases in the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Vita hardware sales. The PlayStation 3 is now just 50,000 units behind the Xbox 360 and will become the second bestselling home console of the 7th generation in the next couple of weeks. The PlayStation Vita was adjusted above 5 million units.
Overall hardware sales decreased by 13 percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are down across the board. Overall year-on-year sales are down four percent. Also the 3DS is the only platform to be up year-on-year. However, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 are only slightly down. The DS has dropped by 50 percent year-on-year, the biggest by percent.
No games debuted in the top 30 this week.
There are no software milestones this week in the top 30.
Hardware home console sales week-on-week are down across the board. PlayStation 3 sales are down 12,240 (-9%) to 127,649 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 1,991 (-2%) to 92,388 units sold. The Wii sold 30,249 units, a decrease of 1,228 (-4%). The Wii U sold 26,864 units, a decrease of 5,547 (-17%).
Handheld sales week-on-week has dropped across the board. The 3DS sold 138,079 units, which is down 29,753 (-18%) week-on-week. The PSP is down 5,576 (-10%) to 50,273 units sold. The Vita sold 31,794 units which is down 17,690 (-36%) compared to last week. The DS is down 30 (0%) to 16,641 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 74,055 units (-13%) to 513,937 units sold.
The 3DS is the only platform up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 855 (-1%), the Wii is down 27,746 (-48%), and the Xbox 360 is down 6,206 (-6%). The PSP is down 8,573 (-15%), the DS is down 16,330 (-50%), the Vita is down 9,395 (-23%) and the 3DS is up 19,750 (17%). Year on year sales are down 22,491 units (-4%).
Home console hardware sales for the Xbox 360 for three weeks, the PlayStation 3 for six weeks, the Wii for two weeks, and the Wii U for one week. The PlayStation 3 has led for the last 20 weeks. Wii and Wii U sales have been nearly identical for the last five weeks.
The PlayStation 3 has a 51 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 37 percent market share; and the Wii has a 12 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all for home consoles are down.
Handheld hardware sales have decreased for one week for the 3DS and Vita, two weeks for the PSP and six weeks for the DS. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 107,000 units this week, down from 118,000 units last week.
The PSP has a 75 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 25 percent market share. The 3DS has an 81 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 19 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.
No games debuted in the top 30 this week.
Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS) is at the top of the charts with sales of 103,410. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) is at number two with sales of 95,590. LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS) is at number three with sales of 61,775. Dead Island: Riptide (X360) is at number four with sales of 50,505. Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360) is at number five with sales of 37,791.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) is at number six with sales of 36,128. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) is at number seven with sales of 34,783. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) is at number eight with sales of 31,852. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3) is at number nine with sales of 29,146. Dead Island: Riptide (PS3) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 28,181.
Software home console sales week-on-week are down across the board. The PlayStation 3 sold the most games this week with sales of 962m291, a decrease of 183,610 units (-16%). The Xbox 360 sold 994,918 games this week, a decrease of 119,540 units (-12%). Wii software sales are down 42,589 units (-8%) to 460,707 games sold. The Wii U sold 95,004 games, a decrease of 17,882 (-16%).
Handheld software sales week-on-week are down across the board. The 3DS sold 576,868 games, which is down 248,860 units (30%). The DS sold 303,614 games, a decrease of 34,769 units (-10%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 100,225 games, a decrease of 31,277 (-24%). Vita game sales are down 61,309 units (-39%) to 95,568 games sold. Total combined software is down 739,836 games units (-18%) week-on-week to 3.48 million.
Year on year software totals are up for the 3DS and Vita, and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 372,253 units (-28%), the Wii is down 353,900 units (-43%) and the Xbox 360 is down 312,482 units (-26%). The DS is down 120,002 units (-28%), the PSP is down 73,903 units (-42%), the 3DS is up 302,836 units (111%), and the Vita is up 9,142 units (11%). Total combined software is down 825,558 units (-19%) games sold year on year.
Home console software sales have decreased for one week for all four home consoles. Software sales between the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 remain within 200,000 of each other for the second straight week.
The PlayStation 3 has a 42 percent market share, the Xbox 360 has a 38 percent market share, and the Wii has a 20 percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago the Wii U is up, while the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii are down.
The 3DS sold the most software for a handheld for the 21st straight week. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS sold more than six times as many games as the Vita. The DS sold more than three times as many games as the PSP.
The DS has a 75 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 25 percent market share. The 3DS has an 86 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 14 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the 3DS is up, while the DS, Vita and PSP are down.
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