Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the six home consoles and four handhelds over comparable periods for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.
Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)
Market Share – 7th Generation (Same Periods Covered)
Market Share – 8th Generation (Same Periods Covered)
2012 – (Week beginning January 8 to July 1)
2013 – (Week beginning January 6 to June 29)
2014 – (Week beginning January 5 to June 28)
2015 – (Week beginning January 4 to June 27)
Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year – 7th Generation
Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year – 8th Generation
“Year to date” sales for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2015 versus 2014, and 2015 versus 2013 is displayed. This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.
XBox 360 – Down Year-on-Year 634,168, Year to Date -60.2%
XBox One – Up Year-on-Year 460,654, Year to Date 28.6%
PlayStation 3 – Down Year-on-Year 928,515, Year to Date -53.5%
PlayStation VITA – Down Year-on-year 105,668, Year to Date -8.0%
PlayStation 4 – Up Year-on-year 330,857, Year to Date 7.3%
Nintendo Wii – Down Year-on-Year 233,394, Year to Date -81.7%
Nintendo 3DS – Up Year-on-Year 102,676, Year to Date 3.5%
Nintendo Wii U – Down Year-on-Year 81,699, Year to Date -7.3%
A life-long and avid videogamer, 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 guides. You can contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.