Overall hardware sales increased by 31 percent week-on-week, due to the release of Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Week-on-week sales is up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and DS, and down for the Wii, PSP, 3DS, and Vita. Overall year-on-year sales are up 46 percent. The PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and 3DS are up year-over-year. The DS has the biggest drop year-on-year by percent, at 77 percent
Three games debuted in the top 30 this week, the same as last week. Grand Theft Auto V (X360) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 8.88 million units. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number two with sales of 8.64 million units. This is the biggest opening in gaming history. The game launched in North America and Europe.
Software milestones this week in the top 30: Monster Hunter 4 (3DS) passed the two million mark."