Submitted by CaptainofCrush 688d ago | rumor

2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to May 4th

Worldwide Hardware YTD:

1: 3DS - 3,374,791
2: PS3 - 2,792,416
3: X360 - 1,902,532
4: PSV - 790,827
5: WiiU - 778,964
6: Wii - 739,323
7: PSP - 487,407
8: DS - 464,238

Worldwide Software YTD:

1: PS3 - 31,832,643
2: X360 - 28,768,747
3: 3DS - 14,120,747
4: Wii - 11,710,631
5: PC - 9,102,160
6: DS - 6,920,302
7: PSP - 3,400,977
8: PSV - 2,965,056
9: WiiU - 2,438,503 (3DS, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

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Hands Up For Games  +   688d ago
InB4 the VG Chartz blah blah blah.

Everyone's winning apart from the Fanboys who cant compute that MS, Sony & Nintendo are all making money!
Belking  +   688d ago
"Everyone's winning apart from the Fanboys who cant compute that MS, Sony & Nintendo are all making money!"

Some more than others...lol
Skarlett   688d ago | Spam
SandWitch  +   688d ago
"Nintendo will turn things around at their E3 conference"
xD indeed, Nintendo will show some amazing things at their conference this year

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Crystallis  +   688d ago
You got straight OWNED. Maybe its time you stop posting. I don't think anyone can take you seriously now anyway.
WeMilk   688d ago | Spam
darthv72  +   688d ago
i feel honored
to have contributed to each one of those platforms overall success.

I think of myself as an equal opportunity gamer.
ziggurcat  +   688d ago
@ skarlett:

"Nintendo will turn things around at their e3 conference."

nintendo isn't holding an E3 conference, so no they won't... if i am not mistaken, they're taking a private, closed-door approach at E3 this year, which is the wrong way to go, imo.
abzdine  +   687d ago
the 12GB PS3 is performing very well it's cheaper than 360 so no surprise PS3 is doing well.
Autolycus88  +   687d ago
@skarlett : come on man, really?
badz149  +   688d ago
you know it's not looking for the Wii U
when the Vita is topping it hardware and software wise
Belking  +   688d ago
too bad vgchartz is not even close to being accurate....lol
legend911  +   688d ago
Cool sentence bro. Either way, we'll see in about 20 days. (:
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Outside_ofthe_Box  +   688d ago | Intelligent

It seemed to be pretty accurate to you before...


I wonder why it's not accurate anymore... lol
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wenaldy  +   688d ago | Well said

dale_denton  +   688d ago | Well said
according to you vgchartz is only accurate when xbox is ahead of playstation though right?
BushLitter  +   688d ago
Oh Belking...
Dee_91  +   688d ago
Yall act like people cant change their minds.You'd be surprise how much I learned and change my perspective in 130 days. :)
Utalkin2me  +   688d ago
This is why i love this site, roflmao.
Knushwood Butt  +   688d ago

Always good to start the day on a funny.

On another note, when is that site going to accept that PS3 has outsold 360 in lifetime sales?
danitanzo  +   688d ago
Why can't you just be happy with the Vita, and not turn it into a bad thing...
S2Killinit  +   688d ago
kenshiro100  +   687d ago
Its only accurate where the 360 is concerned, right?
nirwanda  +   687d ago
You do realise that this is a yearly sales report and thats a whole year of sales for the vita and the wiiU only came out in November
nirwanda  +   687d ago
Ooops its ytd and not financial year your right the wiiU or vita ain't doing that great.
Ha ha I would even dissagreed with myself if I could.
chadboban  +   688d ago
This first comment is one of peace yet war still rages down below. You guys never cease to amaze me. Everything I'm reading here pretty much comes off as:

"My company sold more than yours so I win and you suck!!"

Grow up you guys... please.
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xJumpManx  +   688d ago
Its not that they cant compute it. They are just so insecure that they need to rip on the others consoles.
Guitardr85  +   688d ago
@ Skarlett

I'm trying to b ea good guy and let you know ealier rather than later...but....Nintendo isn't having an E3 conference this year

Nothing good will come of this...
just-joe  +   687d ago
You're aware they're still gonna be there as well as have a "Software Showcase" as they've already confirmed.
B-radical  +   688d ago
MS and Sony about 75-80 million and nintendo 100 millionish. All 3 did great this gen everyone be happy!
Kal-El-001  +   687d ago
how the fuck is Xbox have most overall sales in the lifetime over PS3 but it doesnt even sell in Japan the largest gaming market in the world which has the most people in the world too. crazy impossible! so sony was last this GEN wow
TheLyonKing  +   688d ago
ps3 nearly 1 million a head of 360 on the YOY update not bad. Infact both 360 and ps3 numbers are very good considering they are two titans in their twilight years.

So Kudos to both companies and yes VG chartz not accurate and all that noise but damn near close enough for what we have
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OlgerO  +   688d ago
What sorcery is this. A comment that is happy that both gaming consoles do good, I think i will have to lay down for a moment.
Muerte2494  +   688d ago
My problem is Microsoft announced
that as of march 31st, Xbox 360 was @ 77.2 million. VGchartz has xbox 360 @ 75.5 million only being off by 1.7 million. Now Sony's released their numbers putting them @ 80.4 million. VGChartz has them @ 74.6 million being off by 5.8 million. How can Sony still have that many ps3 on the shelf and retailers are still asking for more shipments? That 3x the amount they were off by Xbox360 sales. {(1.7 x 3) = 5.1} So VGChartz is saying that Sony's overshipping and there are 3 times as many ps3 on store shelves (worldwide)than xbox360. I like how Media Create JPN numbers completely contradict that statement.

VGChartz is trash. Even with all the evidence showing ps3 ahead, they still have Xbox360 with a lead. Saying their undertracking ps3, is an understatement. They should be ashamed but they're not.

Courtesy of NeoGaf proving 80.4 million ps3 sold and ps2 sales aren't included
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blackmagic  +   688d ago
I agree that PS3 has pulled ahead of the 360 but the 80.4 million number is definitely ps3 and ps2 numbers added together for the fy2012.

In this interview on Feb. 21st, Jack Tretton says "on a worldwide basis, we’ve sold the same, if not more, devices. I think we’re at 77 million sold right now — it’s basically splitting hairs."

The PS3 has obviously sold more than 0.2M consoles between Feb 21st and Mar 31st but it hasn't sold 3.4M in that time period.
TheLyonKing  +   687d ago
whats this! numbers and backed up by a source and a vaild unbiased comment that contains facts. Bubble for you sir
BIGBOSS08  +   687d ago
agree. ps3 has actually passed 360 officialy but thanks to vgchartz decieving crap, people are using it to claim 360 is still in front. its just all round lying. theres threads on their forums with users complaining about hardware and software being clearly off but they dont do anything about it.
stage88  +   688d ago
Wow, PS3 wiped the floor.
chikane  +   688d ago
lets go PlayStation

Wolfbiker  +   688d ago
AAAAAAAAAAAnd the winner is.....

.....who cares -_-
Mathew9R   688d ago | Spam
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   688d ago
Sales are much better this gen then last gen. last gen Gamecube and xbox each sat around 20+mil. PS2 over 100mil.

This gen PS3/360 each around 75-80mil. Wii at close to 100mil.
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mcstorm  +   688d ago
I agree and whats really strange is at the beginning of this gen I said by the time the next gen starts the Wii will have around 100 million in sales and the PS3 and 360 will be very close and be on around 75 million.

Im glad all 3 have done well and I expect the same when the new consoles hit the market later on this year and once Nintendo hit the big name games the WiiU sales will pickup. I see all 3 getting to 75+ million in the next gen.
MadMen  +   688d ago

WiiU is dead my friend, I can see 35-40 million total at most, and that is not considered a success esp in comparison to the Wii.
mcstorm  +   688d ago
@Madmen Ok so is the Vita dead then? Also Was the PS3 dead? The 3DS must also be dead then.

The WiiU is new and people are still getting big name games for the current generation consoles.

Once the big names start coming out the WiiU will have some of its big named games out and sales will pickup.

It will be the same with the PS4 and Next Xbox. I don't think any of them will fly out from the start it will be a steady line until 12 to 18 months of being on the market looking at how the current market is.
Dmagic  +   688d ago
lol no it wont be the same when ps4 and new xbox drops people are so hungry for new systems its going to sell millions and be sold out all year i cant wait got my 1000$ set aside for both! wiiU is going to sell worse than gamecube.
Minato-Namikaze  +   688d ago
Ps3 is over 80 million. Its gonna be closer to 85 million
mcstorm  +   687d ago
@Dmagic You think a £400 console will be sold out all year? I think a lot of people will be shocked when they see the sales of the PS4 and Next Xbox not as high as they are expecting over its 1st 12 months on the market.

What people need to remember is both Microsoft and Sony are going to support the 360 and PS3 when there new consoles are out and as long as games like COD, BF, Fifa ect are on the current gen consoles a lot of people will not upgrade there consoles for 12 to 24 months after the new consoles are out.

Yes people are waiting for a new gen but that was said about the PSV and look what happened there.

We are still in recession and people will get as long as they can out of there current consoles as a lot of people are trying to save where they can.
josephayal  +   688d ago
2X supreme victory for sony
GABRIEL1030  +   688d ago
Vita sales arent bad after all.....
insomnium2  +   688d ago
Don't say it. It only fuels the "I thought you guys said VGC is not reliable"-fire if you make a comment like that. Just wait for the official reports and let these BS numbers be.
ps4 + vita bundle > wiiU
jcnba28  +   688d ago
No, just no.
BeZdaBest  +   688d ago
lol.. this again i thought we clear up the misconception that the vita ISNT going to be able to play ALL ps4 games with remote play...

im pretty sure i read a article that said that sony is leaving remote play to the developers...

so that alone means most games might not have a remote play function... i mean sony stills hasnt done nuthing exciting with the remote play.. so why should developers..
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Firan  +   688d ago
I wouldn't get my hopes up for PS4 + Vita combo. First it was PSP + PS3, then it was Vita + PS3. Neither delivered. Would be nice if they deliver it this time, but I have my doubts.
nnodley  +   687d ago

Actually, no I'm pretty sure that remote play on ps4 will work with the hardware and developers actually don't have to do anything. Which means all ps4 games will be able to be streamed to the vita.

It's the first italic you see.
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galgatronth  +   687d ago
In what? Price?
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   687d ago
PSV-PS4 remote play is hardware enabled indeed, it has been said multiple times, that's not the problem, the problem is that developers (and so publishers) can decide to turn it off, which obviously they will when they are selling the game on both platforms.

That said, I'm not disagreeing with you, I also think most games will be remotely playable, but just a heads up, probably not EVERY game.
mercyme   688d ago | Spam
Max-Zorin  +   688d ago
At the end of the day, they're all getting paid.
Apollosupreme  +   688d ago
The Nintentrolls must be having a difficult time seeing the Wii U struggle to match the Vita right now. Their favorite hobbie (telling us gamers who only care about fun that the Vita is trash and is going to die) is more challenging when their Deity, "Super Mario", cannot lift his new home above the vile, Vita. Such a distraction. ;)
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Wolfbiker  +   688d ago
you are aware that the 3DS is tearing it up right now right?
Minato-Namikaze  +   688d ago
And that has what to do with the wii-u? 3ds is a hit, but the wii-u? not so much right now.
Wolfbiker  +   688d ago

yeah and hes comparing a manufacturer's home console to anothers handheld, two completely different markets in two completely different situations. I'm just pointing out that Nintendo owns the platform that is more appropriate to make the comparison to a Vita.
Minato-Namikaze  +   688d ago
Fine fair enough, lol
Apollosupreme  +   688d ago
Fully aware but what does that have to do with the Vita? No more than the Wii U has anything to do with the Vita.

Sony isn't going to drop an investment because another company has been more successful. If companies operated like that you would have one soft drink, one fast food joint, one truck, one car, one airline, one everything. All that matters is whether they're profitable and if they're not then whether they forecast that they will be profitable in the future. For profit companies operate for profit and for not children who have no intention to invest money in their products and have nothing better to do than fantasize about imaginary pissing contests.

Financially, what Nintendo is doing has nothing to do with Sony. All that matters for Sony is what Sony is doing. If the Vita makes money then it will keep being produced. It already has a sizable enough install based to make developers a profit and so really at the end of the day it comes down to is Sony making money or do they think they will turn a profit in the future? Anything else is as useful as the hot air fanboys across the board like to spew on a daily basis around here.
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alb1899  +   688d ago
now, sales matters?
MysticStrummer  +   688d ago
Now, sales don't matter?
S2Killinit  +   687d ago
I couldn't have said it better MysticStrummer lol
Gardenia  +   688d ago
I never hear anyone saying that Xbox is a year ahead of Sony. So to be accurate Xbox should stop selling the Xbox for a year while Sony still selling the PS3 for a year. Even so Sony is winning again
alb1899  +   688d ago
Wich console sold 4 times his predecessor?
Wich console sold almost half of his predecessor sells?
The answers of this questions will give you the winner in sales, this generation.
MysticStrummer  +   687d ago
Which console's predecessor sold so badly that it wouldn't have surprised anyone for that console's maker to leave the console business?

Which console's predecessor sold so well that it shouldn't have surprised anyone for the next gen sales to be down, particularly at a high launch price?

Which console was cheap to manufacture and yet outsold it's competition handily?

The answer to the last question will give you the winner in sales this generation.
fox2   688d ago | Spam
corrupted_sharingan  +   688d ago
glad to see Sony doing so well in terms of sales, seems like people have finally come to acknowledge the better system.
xJumpManx  +   688d ago
Everyone has an opinion
Jaqen_Hghar  +   687d ago
but only some are correct. A man loves Sony, Nintendo, and Steam. A man cannot stand MS or how its fans defend paying for online and only putting out a couple exclusives and brainwashing people with ad blitzes of "better with Kinect." No MS it's really not. A man has tried and this is just an excuse to treat multiplats like exclusives and trick dumb COD players into buying 360 because they think Netflix is so hard to use with a controller. A man doesn't see how anyone can't hate Xbox these days the way they treat their customers.
BeZdaBest  +   688d ago
i love how people are saying that the vita is not doing so bad..but barely sold 50,000 more than the wii u.and isnt this with all the sales hike in japan and such...and they are barley eating the wiiu alive....

congrats on the 3ds... it has risen from the ashes...
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BeZdaBest  +   687d ago
lol...truth hurts
nnodley  +   687d ago
The numbers on VGChartz are way off for PS3 and 360. 360 according to many on VGchartz is undertracked by over 1 million and PS3 is estimated to be under tracked by over 1.5 million and the shipped and sold gap between the two is basically non existent now.
Jaqen_Hghar  +   687d ago
Unless PS2 has sold amazingly well the last year or 2, PS3 needs adjusted way up. A man believes the last shipment numbers would need PS2 to sell at least 3 million for the gap to not be gone completely by now.
S2Killinit  +   687d ago
the gap has been gone for a long time now as far as I know. PS3 should be in front of 360 by a margin.
Jaqen_Hghar  +   687d ago
A man agrees but how high is it overall? A man believes PS3 will reach about 105-110m lifetime and beat Wii but he doesn't have solid numbers to go on.
T2  +   687d ago
I think its most striking how ps is moving software at a good clip ... Most software this year ... Good to see both companies should get good ports next gen for big fanbases ...
CEOSteveBallmer  +   687d ago
Wow PS vita ahead of Wii-U in terms of hardware and software sales. and its not actually bad numbers. Haters don't have anything good to do. They forgot both Wii-U and PSV is just new to the market. PSV just reached 1 yr and wii-U below 1yr. If PS3 can stand up after a disaster launch why can't the PSV and Wii-U? I didn't know haters are fortunetellers. Maybe i'll ask them when is the exact date of PS4 launch.
MorfiTM  +   687d ago
Dear griever137,
What is the difference between Vita and WiiU in the hardware section (according to the given data)?
Answer: 11863
What's the difference between Vita nad the WiiU in the software section?
Answer: 526553
Try comparing Vita to the 3DS and see whom are they (data) in favor of.

I own a Vita and these numbers doesn't amuse me in the slightest. Let's add to this the "optimistic information about the forecast sales of Vita in 2013 which according to SONY should be 5 milion. Let me rephrase that...5 milion PSP and PS VITA combined sales in 2013.

Nevertheless I will continue to arrange "Meetings for PS VITA owners" in different cities and will continue to support this platform.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   687d ago
Im not sure what your point is but my comment is about how ahead PSV with the Wii-U considering its a new console "regardless" of the difference. 3DS everyone knows its selling well. How many grandpas, grandmas, little kids and casuals you think are there in the world compared to us "core" gamers?? they will always outnumber us thats the reason Wii is so successful and so is the 3DS. But I still prefer the Vita over the 3DS anyday and I own a vita too and will support it no matter what. Its a great partner to my PS3 and upcoming PS4. But I think i see your point that your quite dissapointed with the sales. I too am hoping it will reach PSP numbers in time. we just need to give it more time like the PS3 in its early years. Thats why im so annoyed by the doom and gloom haters that the vita is still new and they bash it already. Sony said there will be many reveals about the vita in E3. so lets wait. Cheers for you mate for supporting the vita
TemplarDante  +   687d ago
Marugo  +   687d ago
omg psv! T_T

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