Weekly Sales Analysis, 23 February – Metal Gear Rising, Crysis 3

by playstationiso on March 1, 2013

Overview

Hardware sales decreased by one percent this week, but only due to the decreased sales of the 3DS. 508,863 consoles were sold this week. Week-on-week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, DS and Vita, and down for the PSP and 3DS. Year-on-year sales are down 45 percent. No platforms are up year-on-year.

Three games debuted in the top 30 this week. Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 is the biggest debut this week. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 628,198. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number four with sales of 166,556.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Far Cry 3 (X360) passed two million units.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week are up for the Xbox 360, and down for the PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U. PlayStation 3 sales are down 526 (0%) to 130,036 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are up 2,068 (2%) to 92,826 units sold. The Wii U sold 30,739 units, a decrease of 2,493 (-8%). The Wii sold 23,652 units, a decrease of 1,708 (-7%).

Handheld sales week-on-week are up for the DS and Vita, and down for the PSP, and 3DS. The 3DS sold 136,283 units, which is down 25,775 (-16%) week-on-week. The PlayStation Vita is up 3,029 (12%) to 28,265 units sold. The PSP sold 18,618 units which is down 2,256 (-11%) compared to last week. The DS is up 1,165 (6%) to 20,711 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 26,496 units (-5%) to 481,133 units.

No platforms are up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 95,341 (-42%), the Wii is down 94,940 (-80%), and the Xbox 360 is down 70,585 (-43%). The PSP is down 61,578 (-77%), the DS is down 39,823 (-66%), the Vita is down 348,120 (-92%) and the 3DS is down 62,162 (-31%). Year on year sales are down 741,810 units (-61%).

Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for the Xbox 360 for two weeks, while PlayStation 3, Wii, and Wii U sales have decreased for one week. The PlayStation 3 has led for nine straight weeks and eight of the last 10 weeks. The Xbox 360 led the one other week.

The PlayStation 3 has a 53 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 38 percent market share; and the Wii has a 10 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four home consoles are down.

Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have dropped for seven weeks for the PSP, and two weeks for the 3DS. The DS has increased for two weeks and the Vita also for two weeks. The 3DS remains well above all the other handhelds, outselling them combined.

The DS has a 53 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds and the PSP with 47 percent. The 3DS has an 83 percent market share for the eighth generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 17 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.

Worldwide Software

Three games debuted in the top 30 this week. Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 is the biggest debut this week. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 628,198. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number four with sales of 166,556. The game launched worldwide.

Crysis 3 for the Xbox 360 debuted at number two with sales of 303,963. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number three with sales of 169,205. The PC version debuted at number five with sales of 87,005. The game launched in North America and Europe.

Magi: The Labyrinth of Beginning (3DS) debuted at number 23 with sales of 28,100. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) is at number six with sales of 82,547 units. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 81,062 units. Dragon Warrior VII (3DS) is at number eight with sales of 77,190. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 75,674. Aliens: Colonial Marines (X360) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 51,939.

Software

Software home console sales week on week are up for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and down for the Wii and Wii U. The PlayStation 3 sold the most games this week with sales of2.06 million, an increase of 496,786 units (32%). The Xbox 360 sold 1.69 million games this week, an increase of 73,396 units (5%). Wii software sales are down 230,408 units (-5%) to 639,414 games sold. The Wii U sold 81,831 games, a decrease of 1,841 (-2%).

Handheld software sales are up for the PSP, and down for the DS, 3DS, and Vita. The 3DS sold 559,038 games, which is down 109,484 units (-16%). The DS sold 372,149 games, a decrease of 4,096 units (-1%) week on week. PSP game sales are up 6,322 units (5%) to 144,320 games sold. The Vita sold 100,594 games, a decrease of 11,989 (-11%). Total combined software is up 418,686 units (8%) week-on-week to 5.65 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3 and 3DS, and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is up 96,449 units (5%), the Wii is down 641,388 units (-50%) and the Xbox 360 is down 65,892 units (-4%). The DS is down 124,749 units (-25%), the PSP is down 283,248 units (-66%), the 3DS is up 8,858 units (2%), and the Vita is down 471,793 units (-82%). Total combined software is down 1.40 million units units (-20%) games sold year on year.

Software Home Consoles

Home console software sales have increased for four weeks for the Xbox 360, one week for the PlayStation 3, and are down one week for the Wii and Wii U. The PlayStation 3 has led for one straight week and five of the last 10 weeks. The Xbox 360 led for the other five week

The PlayStation 3 has a 47 percent market share, the Xbox 360 with 39 percent, and the Wii with 15 percent. Compared to ten weeks ago all four home consoles are down.

Software Handhelds

The 3DS sold the most software for a handheld for the tenth straight week. The 3DS and DS have remained above their rivals, the Vita and PSP respectively. The 3DS outsold the Vita by nearly six times and the DS outsold the PSP by nearly three times.

The DS has a 72 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 28 percent market share. The 3DS has an 85 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 15 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.

The Top 100 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Gamewise
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
628,198 628,198 1
2
Gamewise
Crysis 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
303,963 303,963 1
3
Gamewise
Crysis 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
169,205 169,205 1
4
Gamewise
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
166,556 166,556 1
5
Gamewise
Crysis 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
87,005 87,005 1
6
Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
82,547 11,662,811 15
7
Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
81,062 9,677,214 15
8
Gamewise
Dragon Warrior VII (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
77,190 1,098,262 3
9
Gamewise
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
75,674 2,770,336 16
10
Gamewise
Aliens: Colonial Marines (X360)
Sega, Shooter
51,939 406,934 2
11
Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
43,158 5,514,583 31
12
Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
41,948 2,032,848 13
13
Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
41,342 6,062,086 22
14
Gamewise
Dead Space 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
41,107 508,115 3
15
Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
39,625 1,743,338 13
16
Gamewise
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PS3)
Sega, Shooter
38,530 237,956 2
17
Gamewise
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
38,365 7,842,743 16
18
Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
37,650 4,416,281 22
19
Gamewise
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
37,134 5,194,676 21
20
Gamewise
Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
35,441 776,359 45
21
Gamewise
Dead Space 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
33,447 344,020 3
22
Gamewise
NBA 2K13 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
28,211 2,116,337 21
23
Gamewise
Magi: The Labyrinth of Beginning (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
28,100 28,100 1
24
Gamewise
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
27,904 606,470 67
25
Gamewise
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
27,454 7,631,093 65
26
Gamewise
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
26,856 6,296,119 36
27
Gamewise
Need for Speed: Most Wanted – A Criterion Game (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
24,933 1,667,569 17
28
Gamewise
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
24,097 8,157,411 69
29
Gamewise
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
24,079 33,487,940 255
30
Gamewise
Paper Mario: Sticker Star (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
22,772 1,347,815 15
31 Assassin’s Creed III PS3 Ubisoft Action 17
32 Assassin’s Creed III X360 Ubisoft Action 17
33 New Super Mario Bros. U WiiU Nintendo Action 14
34 Wii Sports Wii Nintendo Sports 327
35 Nintendo Land WiiU Nintendo Action 14
36 NBA 2K13 PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 21
37 Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo Sports 192
38 Kinect Adventures! X360 Microsoft Game Studios Misc 121
39 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo Platform 171
40 Zumba Fitness Wii Majesco Entertainment Sports 119
41 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 68
42 Toaru Majutsu no Kagaku no Ensemble PSP Namco Bandai Games Adventure 1
43 Hitman: Absolution PS3 Square Enix Action 14
44 Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Racing 118
45 Forza: Horizon X360 Microsoft Game Studios Racing 18
46 Red Dead Redemption X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 145
47 The Sims 3 PC Electronic Arts Simulation 195
48 Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Action 69
49 Wii Fit Plus Wii Nintendo Sports 178
50 Need for Speed: Most Wanted – A Criterion Game X360 Electronic Arts Racing 17
51 Hitman: Absolution X360 Square Enix Action 14
52 Battlefield 3 PS3 Electronic Arts Shooter 70
53 The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series X360 Telltale Games Adventure 11
54 Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Platform 3
55 Battlefield 3 X360 Electronic Arts Shooter 70
56 Aliens: Colonial Marines PC Sega Shooter 2
57 Skylanders Giants Wii Activision Action 19
58 Far Cry 3 PC Ubisoft Shooter 13
59 Kirby’s Epic Yarn Wii Nintendo Platform 123
60 Forza Motorsport 4 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Racing 72
61 Batman: Arkham City PS3 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 71
62 Mortal Kombat PS3 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Fighting 97
63 New Super Mario Bros. DS Nintendo Platform 354
64 Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Super Deluxe Edition Wii Namco Bandai Games Misc 13
65 Dead Island X360 Deep Silver Action 77
66 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PC Activision Role-Playing 22
67 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Wii Nintendo Fighting 265
68 Zumba Fitness 2 Wii Majesco Entertainment Sports 67
69 Super Mario Galaxy Wii Nintendo Platform 276
70 Football Manager 2013 PC Sega Action 18
71 Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified PSV Activision Action 15
72 Red Dead Redemption PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 145
73 Borderlands 2 X360 Take-Two Interactive Shooter 23
74 The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series PS3 Telltale Games Adventure 11
75 Call of Duty: Black Ops X360 Activision Shooter 120
76 NHL 13 PS3 Electronic Arts Sports 24
77 Guild Wars 2 PC NCSoft Role-Playing 26
78 WWE ’13 PS3 THQ Action 17
79 Zumba Fitness X360 Majesco Entertainment Sports 119
80 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 PS3 Activision Shooter 68
81 Grand Theft Auto IV X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 252
82 Just Dance 4 X360 Ubisoft Misc 21
83 Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Activision Shooter 120
84 Madden NFL 13 PS3 Electronic Arts Sports 26
85 Resident Evil 6 PS3 Capcom Action 21
86 Need for Speed: Most Wanted – A Criterion Game PSV Electronic Arts Racing 17
87 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty PC Activision Strategy 135
88 Persona 4: The Golden PSV Atlus Role-Playing 37
89 Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 252
90 Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Transformed 3DS Sega Action 3
91 Mario Party 9 Wii Nintendo Misc 52
92 DMC PS3 Capcom Action 6
93 Super Scribblenauts DS Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Puzzle 124
94 Monster Hunter Tri 3DS Capcom Role-Playing 64
95 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PS3 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 68
96 Kinect Star Wars X360 Microsoft Game Studios Action 47
97 Gears of War 3 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Shooter 75
98 Mortal Kombat X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Fighting 97
99 Rocksmith X360 Ubisoft Misc 71
100 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 X360 Activision Shooter 68

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