Weekly Sales Analysis, 25 May – Resident Evil: Revelations

by playstationiso on June 4, 2013

Overview

Overall hardware sales increased by fiyr percent week-on-week. Week-on-week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, Wii U, 3DS and Vita. Overall year-on-year sales are down 15 percent. Also the 3DS is the only platform to be up year-on-year. However, the PlayStation 3 is down by just four. The DS has dropped by 79 percent year-on-year, the biggest by percent.

Six games debuted in the top 30 this week. Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 187,139 units. The game launched in Japan.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) passed the six million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Hardware home console sales week-on-week are up for the PlayStation 3 and Wii U, and down for the Wii and Xbox 360. PlayStation 3 sales are up 4,672 (4%) to 135,021 units sold. Xbox 360 sales are down 908 (-1%) to 89,102 units sold. The Wii sold 29,417 units, a slight decrease of 88 (0%). The Wii U sold 24,067 units, an increase of 248 (1%).

Handheld sales week-on-week have increased for the 3DS and Vita, and decreased for the DS and PSP. The 3DS sold 145,727 units, which is up 15,241 (12%) week-on-week. The PSP is down 264 (0%) to 52,640 units sold. The Vita sold 32,786 units which is up 2,748 (9%) compared to last week. The DS is down 961 (-6%) to 14,787 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 20,688 units (4%) to 523,547 units sold.

The 3DS is the only platform up year-on-year. The PlayStation 3 is down 6,211 (-4%), the Wii is down 30,043 (-51%), and the Xbox 360 is down 23,035 (-21%). The PSP is down 7,363 (-12%), the DS is down 56,667 (-79%), the Vita is down 9,211 (-22%) and the 3DS is up 15,962 (12%). Year on year sales are down 92,501 units (-15%).

Hardware Home Consoles

Home console hardware sales have increased for two weeks for the PlayStation 3 and one week for the Wii U, while the Xbox 360 and Wii have dropped for one week. The PlayStation 3 has led for the last 22 weeks. Wii and Wii U sales have been nearly identical for the last seven weeks. The Wii has outsold the Wii U for the last three weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 53 percent market share for the seventh generation; the Xbox 360 has a 35 percent market share; and the Wii has a 12 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all for home consoles are down.

Hardware Handhelds

Handheld hardware sales have decreased for two straight weeks for the 3DS and Vita. The gap between the 3DS and Vita has decreased this week to 100,000 units this week, down from 106,000 units last week.

The PSP has a 77 percent market share this week for the seventh generation handhelds, while the DS has a 22 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.

Worldwide Software

Six games debuted in the top 30 this week. Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 187,139 units. The game launched in Japan.

Resident Evil: Revelations (PS3) debuted at number two with sales of 170,633. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number seven with sales of 46,424. The Wii U version debuted at number 21 with sales of 21,140. The game launched worldwide.

Kamen Rider: Battride War (PS3) debuted at number three with sales of 125,557. The game launched in Japan.

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS) debuted at number four with sales of 118,299. The game launched in Europe and North America.

Valhalla Knights 3 (PSV) debuted at number 10 with sales of 41,765. The game launched in Japan.

Terraria (PS3) debuted at number 25 with sales of 19,424. The game launched in Japan.

Here are the other games in the top 10 that are not debuts: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) is at number five with sales of 73,616. Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS) is at number six with sales of 60,757. Metro: Last Light (X360) is at number eight with sales of 44,779. Metro: Last Light (PS3) is at number nine with sales of 43,883.

Software

Software home console sales week-on-week are up for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and down for the Wii and Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3 sold the most games this week with sales of 1.35 million units, an increase of 249,788 units (23%). The Xbox 360 sold 991,479 games this week, a decrease of 11,801 units (-1%). Wii software sales are down 23,728 units (-5%) to 433,332 games sold. The Wii U sold 104,111 games, an increase of 17,987 (21%).

Handheld software sales week-on-week are up for the 3DS and Vita and down for DS and PSP. The 3DS sold 760,461 games, which is up 245,174 units (48%). The DS sold 291,828 games, a decrease of 17,686 units (-6%) week-on-week. The PSP sold 126,246 games, a decrease of 83,063 (-40%). Vita game sales are up 35,872 units (43%) to 119,528 games sold. Total combined software is up 412,543 units (-26%) week-on-week to 4.17 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the 3DS and Vita, and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 549,345 units (-29%), the Wii is down 323,881 units (-43%) and the Xbox 360 is down 846,074 units (-46%). The DS is down 115,850 units (-28%), the PSP is down 132,131 units (-51%), the 3DS is up 373,885 units (97%), and the Vita is up 40,789 units (52%). Total combined software is down 1.45 million units (-26%) games sold year on year.

Software Home Consoles

Home console software sales have increased for the PlayStation 3 for two weeks and the Wii U for one week, while the Xbox 360 has decreased for one week and the Wii for five weeks. Software sales between the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have grown beyond 200,000 units for the first time in 10 weeks.

The PlayStation 3 has a 48 percent market share, the Xbox 360 has a 46 percent market share, and the Wii has a 16 percent market share. Compared to ten weeks ago all four home console software sales are down.

Software Handhelds

The 3DS sold the most software for a handheld for the 23rd 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 two times as many games as the PSP.

The DS has a 70 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 30 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 all four handheld software sales are down.

The Top 75 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Shin Megami Tensei IV on 3DS - Gamewise
Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
187,139 187,139 1
2
Resident Evil: Revelations on PS3 - Gamewise
Resident Evil: Revelations (PS3)
Capcom, Action
170,633 170,633 1
3
Kamen Rider: Battride War on PS3 - Gamewise
Kamen Rider: Battride War (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
125,557 125,557 1
4
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D on 3DS - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
118,299 118,299 1
5
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon on 3DS - Gamewise
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
73,616 1,883,742 10
6
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu on 3DS - Gamewise
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
60,757 985,457 6
7
Resident Evil: Revelations on X360 - Gamewise
Resident Evil: Revelations (X360)
Capcom, Action
46,424 46,424 1
8
Metro: Last Light on X360 - Gamewise
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
44,779 167,008 2
9
Metro: Last Light on PS3 - Gamewise
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
43,883 143,342 2
10
Valhalla Knights 3 on PSV - Gamewise
Valhalla Knights 3 (PSV)
Marvelous Entertainment, Action
41,765 41,765 1
11
Call of Duty: Black Ops II on PS3 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
38,083 10,264,885 28
12
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins on 3DS - Gamewise
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
34,576 325,928 5
13
Call of Duty: Black Ops II on X360 - Gamewise
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
34,232 12,266,385 28
14
FIFA Soccer 13 on PS3 - Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
29,279 6,477,157 35
15
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity on 3DS - Gamewise
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
26,369 738,109 27
16
New Super Mario Bros. 2 on 3DS - Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
25,922 6,021,005 44
17
Halo 4 on X360 - Gamewise
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
23,995 8,283,420 29
18
Assassin's Creed III on PS3 - Gamewise
Assassin’s Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
22,569 4,899,469 30
19
BioShock Infinite on X360 - Gamewise
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
22,134 1,186,129 9
20
Injustice: Gods Among Us on X360 - Gamewise
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
21,207 529,115 6
21
Resident Evil: Revelations on WiiU - Gamewise
Resident Evil: Revelations (WiiU)
Capcom, Action
21,140 21,140 1
22
FIFA Soccer 13 on X360 - Gamewise
FIFA Soccer 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
20,431 4,686,852 35
23
Mario Kart 7 on 3DS - Gamewise
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
19,575 7,965,568 78
24
God of War: Ascension on PS3 - Gamewise
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
19,510 1,154,500 11
25
Terraria on PS3 - Gamewise
Terraria (PS3)
Spike Co., Action
19,424 19,424 1
26
Kinect Adventures! on X360 - Gamewise
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
19,161 20,083,713 134
27
Dead Island: Riptide on X360 - Gamewise
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
18,884 437,373 5
28
Nintendo Land on WiiU - Gamewise
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
18,849 2,027,878 27
29
Pokemon White Version 2 on DS - Gamewise
Pokemon White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
18,821 6,629,241 49
30
BioShock Infinite on PS3 - Gamewise
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
18,687 749,607 9
31
Just Dance 4 on Wii - Gamewise
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
Pro N/A 34
32
NBA 2K13 on X360 - Gamewise
NBA 2K13 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 34
33
Tomb Raider on PS3 - Gamewise
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 12
34
Animal Crossing: Jump Out on 3DS - Gamewise
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 29
35
New Super Mario Bros. U on WiiU - Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 27
36
Wii Sports on Wii - Gamewise
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 340
37
Super Mario 3D Land on 3DS - Gamewise
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 82
38
Mario Kart Wii on Wii - Gamewise
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 268
39
Far Cry 3 on PS3 - Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 26
40
Fire Emblem: Awakening on 3DS - Gamewise
Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
Pro N/A 58
41
Assassin's Creed III on X360 - Gamewise
Assassin’s Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
Pro N/A 30
42
Wii Sports Resort on Wii - Gamewise
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 205
43
Injustice: Gods Among Us on PS3 - Gamewise
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
Pro N/A 6
44
Far Cry 3 on X360 - Gamewise
Far Cry 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
Pro N/A 26
45
Dragon's Dogma on PS3 - Gamewise
Dragon’s Dogma (PS3)
Capcom, Adventure
Pro N/A 53
46
NBA 2K13 on PS3 - Gamewise
NBA 2K13 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 34
47
Summon Night 5 on PSP - Gamewise
Summon Night 5 (PSP)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 2
48
Dead Island: Riptide on PS3 - Gamewise
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
Pro N/A 5
49
Tomb Raider on X360 - Gamewise
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
Pro N/A 12
50
SimCity on PC - Gamewise
SimCity (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
Pro N/A 12
51
Lego City Stories Undercover on WiiU - Gamewise
Lego City Stories Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 10
52
New Super Mario Bros. Wii on Wii - Gamewise
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 184
53
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on X360 - Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 81
54
Battlefield 3 on X360 - Gamewise
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 83
55
Gran Turismo 5 on PS3 - Gamewise
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 131
56
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm on PC - Gamewise
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
Pro N/A 11
57
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PS3 - Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 81
58
Battlefield 3 on PS3 - Gamewise
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
Pro N/A 83
59
Metro: Last Light on PC - Gamewise
Metro: Last Light (PC)
THQ, Shooter
Pro N/A 2
60
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on 3DS - Gamewise
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 77
61
Red Dead Redemption on X360 - Gamewise
Red Dead Redemption (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 158
62
MLB 13: The Show on PS3 - Gamewise
MLB 13: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 12
63
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series on PS3 - Gamewise
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series (PS3)
Telltale Games, Adventure
Pro N/A 24
64
Batman: Arkham City on PS3 - Gamewise
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 84
65
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) on PS3 - Gamewise
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
Pro N/A 30
66
Batman: Arkham City on X360 - Gamewise
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 84
67
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC - Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 81
68
Madden NFL 13 on X360 - Gamewise
Madden NFL 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
Pro N/A 39
69
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch on PS3 - Gamewise
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 80
70
Grand Theft Auto IV on X360 - Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 265
71
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception on PS3 - Gamewise
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
Pro N/A 82
72
Red Dead Redemption on PS3 - Gamewise
Red Dead Redemption (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 158
73
Kirby's Epic Yarn on Wii - Gamewise
Kirby’s Epic Yarn (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 136
74
Grand Theft Auto IV on PS3 - Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 265
75
Defiance on X360 - Gamewise
Defiance (X360)
Trion Worlds, Action
Pro N/A 8

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