Weekly Sales Analysis, 4 August 2012 – Dragon Quest X

by playstationiso on August 10, 2012

Overview

Wii sales jumped more than 50 percent this week due to the release of Dragon Quest X in Japan. Hardware sales week on week are up for the Wii and are down for everything else. Overall sales are down 10 percent week on week. The 3DS is up a massive 529 percent year on year. Overall sales are down by nine percent year on year.

One game debuted in the top 30 this week. Dragon Quest X (Wii) debuted at the top with sales of 384,061. Software milestones this week in the top 30: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3) passed the four million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Hardware

Hardware sales week on week are up for the Wii and are down for everything else. The 3DS is at the top this week with sales of 255,152 units, which is down 92,652 (-27%).

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