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Submitted by Eonjay 776d ago | rumor

Global Weekly Chart Week Ending 12/14/2013

Gen 8 Hardware Lifetime Totals:
PS4 374,879 (+40%) 2,753,910
XOne 306,436 (+19%) 2,126,782
WiiU 264,627 (+53%) 4,749,539

Gen 8 Software Lifetime Totals:
WiiU 1,403,817 (+42%) 15,983, 418
PS4 1,000,956 (+11%) 6,531,17 2
XOne 818,064 (+34%) 5,203,605

1. Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) Activision, Shooter 550,854
2. Puzzle & Dragons Z (3DS) GungHo, Puzzle 540,821
3. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) Activision, Shooter 495,843
4. Pokemon X/Y (3DS) Nintendo, Role-Playing 451,019
5. Just Dance 2014 (Wii) Ubisoft, Misc 434,064 (Call of Duty, Just Dance 2014, Pokemon X and Y, PS3, PS4, Puzzle & Dragons Z, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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Eonjay  +   776d ago
Sony may be one week away from 3 million calendar 2013 goal.
Also, interesting that Wii U is leading hardware. When you think about it the Wii U is not selling to poorly compared to the other systems. If the Wii U can keep this up (and if Sony can't ever restock supply) the Wii U may be able to retain that lead for a longer time than people think.
NYC_Gamer  +   776d ago
The PS4/X1 just have higher demand compared to Wii U based on early sales of hardware..I'm just happy the console market is in good shape to be honest.
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DejectedJeff  +   776d ago
well keep in mind the wii u's a year older too. a lot of people were saying all the nintendo fans went out and bought one and it wouldn't sell near the other consoles this christmas
mikeslemonade  +   775d ago
Soon the X1 sales will plateau and it will take atleast 2 years in total to surpass the WiiU. $499.99 just isn't viable enough to start off. Price drops won't work either because the competition is always gonna be cheaper.
avengers1978  +   775d ago
It will be interesting to see what the numbers are for the last couple weeks, as all 3 consoles were selling well leading upto Christmas
Hicken  +   776d ago
Keep in mind, these numbers are two weeks old, now. It includes none of the systems restocked and subsequently sold in the days just prior to Christmas.

(And, of course, VGChartz is only an estimate, not a definite.)

That said, I do believe 3 million sales will be surpassed before the end of the year. I imagine that the Wii U will be just around 5 million sales(demand just doesn't seem to be all that strong, though it has picked up during the holidays). I expect the XB1 to be in the 2.5 million range.
Ol_G  +   776d ago
you do understand it did more than 100k last week in japan only if you count us and europe christmas sales i think it's safe to say they surpassed the 5 million easily
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mikeslemonade  +   775d ago
Does it really matter? 5 million in one more than one year is pitiful.
Theyellowflash30  +   775d ago
But more than 2 million in a couple months is good. And that's where the Wii U right now.

It had its problems. But things are clearly looking up. Nintendo's 2014 software is going to be big. Smash Bros, Donkey Kong, Mario Kart, Hyrule Warriors, Bayonetta 2, Monolith Soft's X, to name a few.

Nintendo will easily sell more than 5 million units next year.
Skip_Bayless  +   775d ago
5 million next year?? That's a pretty slim chance considering WiiU launch window sales, year one holiday sales, and then year 2 holiday sales.
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Tito08  +   775d ago
The question is if they gonna reach the 9 million they projected for the fiscal year which I totally doubt the will, but if they do, good for them.
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PSNrandom15  +   775d ago
At Ol_G. Wii U sold well in japan 1. because of holidays and 2 because the wii U has no next gen competition in japan is either get a wii U for xmas or a ps3 or xbox.
Sharky231  +   775d ago
How is it interesting that Wii U is leading? They only had a year head start.
Eonjay  +   775d ago
Agreed. I meant to say leading software. It sold more software this week than PS4 and Xbox One.
Shnazzyone  +   775d ago
nevermind that the #1 console was 3ds by a mile. it sold almost 900k last week. 1.4 million in game sales for wii U ain't bad either.

At this point, if nintendo is doomed, then the entire gaming industry is doomed.
FamilyGuy  +   775d ago
Probably already over 3 million by now, this was the two weeks ago after all.
showtimefolks  +   775d ago
i am glad for nintendo and wiiu, system is good and we will get to play nintendo games in HD. $299 is a very good price

but ps4/xbox one will sell that much better. we could have a situation where:

ps4 sells 85-100 million
xbox one 75-90 million
wiiu 35-50 million

that's a huge gap between 2nd and 3rd considering wii sold 100 plus million
Shnazzyone  +   774d ago
Are you a time traveler? No way you wanna risk predicting 5 years from now. I'd comment on the numbers but it's funny you think wii U will be that far behind and ps3 didn't even hit 100mil before ps4 hit. Wii was LUCKY to break 100 million before its life was up and that was the blockbuster console last gen,
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showtimefolks  +   774d ago

i didn't say 5 years, i am looking at it throughout the whole next gen. so more like 7-10 years. Both ps3 and xbox360 will sell somewhere 95-100 million range

PS4 and xbox one are up to a very hot start, wiiu isn't gonna be able to compete with either so that's why i see a huge number difference. Most gaming pundits are actually saying under 40 million for wiiu

why pay $299 for wiiu when for $399 you can get a ps4, that's the million dollar question
xtremeimport  +   775d ago
People are STILL buying CoD games...I can't understand why..

to each their own.
PSN-JeRzYzFyNeSt  +   776d ago
i feel like vgchartz right isn't so accurate..

i feel like its missing a lot of sales
Eonjay  +   776d ago
It doesn't track digital sales.
B1663r  +   776d ago
They don't track anything. They make up numbers based on some hidden calculus that they won't show anyone.

Their numbers are CONSISTENTLY wildly off base, then they stealth edit their website to reflect the changes when real data becomes available done by real market research firms.
Geobros  +   776d ago
Its not easy to track everything. Though, I think its the only site for video games sales....I wish to see another one in the future.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   775d ago
They don't track anything.It's all "educated" guesses.
Skip_Bayless  +   775d ago
I don't care what any of you guys say. It's ballpark numbers and they are close enough. And then they edit their numbers once they get reliable sales data from outside sources.

The fact is the numbers tell the same story. And it's just dumb how when the numbers favor X1, the X1 fans all of sudden believe the numbers are "kinda" correct and then vice versa for PS4 fans. At the end of the day the numbers are basically correct and tell the same story. "Law of very large numbers" people..
Ju  +   775d ago
I agree with you there, Skip_Bayless. They show a trend. For our amusement they are accurate enough, for people interested in real numbers those are edited when more accurate numbers are available. Nobody tracks weekly sales accurately anyway.

But one thing, though. Global 374K, Europe 174K and USA 144K. Where's the rest? ~60K are missing

USA doesn't include Canada? but 60 is to much there, Europe includes EMEA? (which is Australasia/Middle East?).
insomnium2  +   775d ago

I'm a Sony guy and VGC is NEVER right. They should be banned from this site no matter how much they show PS4 winning over XBone. Capish?
Skip_Bayless  +   775d ago
Well it beats waiting weeks longer to brag. Eh?
insomnium2  +   774d ago

Brag? GTFO who gives a s*it about bragging unless they are a 10 yo?
showtimefolks  +   775d ago
They take bunch of guesses and are usually wrong, but its a great site if you want to find out exact number for past years. Their present numbers are always wrong till they actually get all their facts in at the end of the year and update everything again

but look atleast its a site working hard to provide some data
urwifeminder  +   776d ago
Any news on new games or is this news for nasdaq gamers now lol.
B1663r  +   776d ago
I will now make up some imaginary numbers as well...

The square root of negative 3.
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GrandpaSnake  +   776d ago
can someone try and explain how the ps4 has over 1mil software sales than x1 but the hardware is only up a few hundred thou?
Eonjay  +   776d ago
Because the system is cheaper, people can afford (quite literally) to purchase more games.
GrandpaSnake  +   776d ago
that makes sense thx peeps
ABeastNamedTariq  +   776d ago
A lot of people buy multiple games.

EDIT: Well played, Eonjay. I was literally a half-second too late, lol.
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AceBlazer13  +   775d ago
People game on PlayStation and watch tv on xbox.

Lol, i joke. Eonjay is most likely correct.
Evilsnuggle  +   776d ago
PS4 600000 more sold than x1 and counting. The PS4 is going to hit 3 million consoles sold before the New Year. I think this generation PS4 120-160 million x1 40-60 wii u 40-20 million. SONY made a far superior product compared to the x1 and wii u. The 360 and PS3 were competitive because both had strengths and weaknesses. Michael Patcher said if PS4 is cheaper and more powerful than x1 it will destroyed x1 in sales.
gnothe1  +   776d ago you really believe the PS4 will outsell the xbox one by 80 million plus....smmfh...the PS3 couldn't do it coming off a super strong PS2 what makes you think they can do it now?......
Skip_Bayless  +   775d ago
Evilnugs is correct.

40Wii U

Just look at this trend. Xbox 360 80 mil but X1 lacks all the advantages the 360 had. While PS3 sold 81 million but PS4 has all the advantages going into this generation. It's obvious PS4 will go over 100+ million because they've done that with 3 out of the 5 of the systems. And considering WiiU is gonna falter some of those casual gamers will buy the PS4 because it's cheaper.

And further more just look at early trend this generation. While the 360 led 3 to 1 and then 2 to 1 in the U.S. the PS4 on short supply is already beating the X1. So all you have to account is that the PS4 will automatically get a bonus 10-20 million bonus install base based on that alone.
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JodyCones  +   775d ago
Probably the fact that it's not releasing a year late and a higher price point like the PS3. The PS4 has a good reputation. And everyone remembers the PS2 with its 150 million units sold worldwide.
lifeisgamesok  +   776d ago
Dude No. If you honestly think the PS4 will sell 80-100 million more consoles than Xbox One when it has only sold $600,000 more so far you've been smoking too many drugs
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Vames  +   775d ago
Nonsense!!! The PS4 is in 32 markets right now and the Xbox One only in 13 markets. So what do we have here? The PS4 available in more than 2 times the market as the Xbox One, yet it is unable to completely outclass the more expensive Xbox One.

The numbers are not far away.

I'd say the Xbox One is doing really really well, all things considered. If Microsoft had managed to launch in the same amount of markets, I believe things would have been very different.

Edit: No offense to you brother, but you have the thought process of a child due to your sales estimation. If you're older than 20, then there's something seriously wrong with you lol.
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scott182  +   775d ago
In every single individual market that both are available Sony has sold more, not just combined worldwide. Once Sony can keep these things in stock in larger markets, they will explode even faster in sales.
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Hicken  +   775d ago
Don't go thinking you're too much more advanced than he is, mentally.

Middle schoolers should be able to recognize that it doesn't matter how many markets you're in if you're selling the same amount as somebody else.

If you and I both sell cookies, and I can sell them in 10 neighborhoods, while you can only sell them in two, that doesn't mean I should sell more cookies than you. Reasons?

1. Preference. Some people in some neighborhoods just may like the cookies you sell better than mine.

2. Demand. Despite you only having two neighborhoods, they may contain some big cookie eaters. On the other hand, my neighborhoods may not have such fanatics.

3. Supply. We might sell out of cookies at the same time, but if it takes me longer to get more, then you can sell more. Or you might not get as many in the next time around. Or I might get more than you next time.

And all these things affect each other. That's how the PS4 can be out in more markets, be sold out more frequently, and sell more; but it's also why such a thing isn't guaranteed: it's all variables.
rayzorn  +   775d ago
damn now im hungry for cookies.
YodaCracker  +   775d ago
It's completely ridiculous to make sales predictions so early in the generation. Virtually anything could happen in the coming years. No one can accurately predict how things will turn out, not even industry analysts, let alone random Internet fanboys. What you get are predictions like this:

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SpitFireAce85  +   776d ago
Good numbers over all but Sony cant meet demand
It would have sold a lot more then that
DanielGearSolid  +   775d ago
After all those mediocore reviews KZ:SF is the only nextgen exclusive at a million sold
Ol_G  +   775d ago
you seem to have missed mario 3d world

Killzone: Shadow Fall

Global Total as of 14th Dec 2013 (units): 0.92m

Super Mario 3D World

Global Total as of 14th Dec 2013 (units): 1.02m
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DanielGearSolid  +   775d ago
Sorry.. Of the two consoles that recently launched
Ju  +   775d ago
WiiU has twice the install base to it's 10k ahead?

While PS4 launched with 3 FPS and 2 free shooters.
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Ol_G  +   775d ago
okay :)
Ju  +   775d ago
KZ is #2 globally just a few behind CoD:

and almost matches CoD on XBo (their top seller):
EasilyTheBest  +   775d ago
Shouldn't the PS4 Be on around 4.4 million worldwide by now or even 6.6 million or even 8.8 million.
Isn't that a 2:1 or 3:1 or even 4:1 ratio for PS4 worldwide?
What happened. Ain't the PS4 for sale in over double the countries?
If its stock levels I think you should be giving credit to Microsoft for only launching in fewer places.
Again, what happened? Some ppl were posting 6:1 worldwide....
Oh, and I'm only aiming these questions on the ppl who posted the ratio Sony was going to dominate.
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Bigpappy  +   775d ago
It was supposed to happen is the U.S. That didn't work out, so they said those 4:1 and 6:1 are in E.U. Still nothing there. Here we are looking at global, and VGchartz refuses to verify any of the madness, so VGchartz will now fell the raft of the rabid PS4 fanboyz. It is actually funny to watch. Sony should be ecstatic to have fans that love their product even more than they themselves do.
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DoesUs  +   775d ago
Why do you even respond to such comments? You're as bad as them by tit for tatting.
Letthewookiewin  +   775d ago
The X1 is going to nose dive between now and March. There are only 8 games releasing in that time. Theres about 25 for PS4. This is a picture of how the new gen is going to be.
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ATi_Elite  +   775d ago
If you are on here COMPLAINING and BAD MOUTHING Vgchartz sales figures then PLEASE post us a link of where we can better and more accurate sales figures other than reading a companies investor reports.
insomnium2  +   775d ago
Why would you need the sales figures that badly? We get quarterly reports from Sony,MS and Nintendo themselves. Isn't that enough?
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Ju  +   775d ago
You are in here, aren't you? Look into the mirror.
insomnium2  +   775d ago

Soooooo I can't be here without being interested in the numbers in this article?

I think the only reason I'm here is to defunk the myth that every single one of us is a hypocrite claiming these numbers are valid only when they favour their choise of console. I'm a Sony guy, VGC shows PS4 leading over XBone and not a single eff was given by me. These numbers are still as much BS as they have allways been.

I think we went through this BS about VGC being crap already back in 2007-2008. The war was fierce and shots were fired. However VGC was proven to be BS all those years ago so it kinda pisses me off to hear some deuchebag say that I would be a hypocrite. Not that Ati ever did that directly at me buy I still fealt the need to reply to him. How's that for a motive huh?

edit: All this was started with skip's comment above there and it seems that you were the one agreeing and commenting with him so you must know what I'm talking about. Read skip's comment again and then come back here and tell me to look in the mirror.
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Theyellowflash30  +   775d ago
The 3DS, is killing the everybody...with Nintendo first party games for the most part.

I wonder if what would happen if third party companies got behind the 3DS like they should? The 3DS would even be selling more than it is.
DoesUs  +   775d ago
People have to remember that initial sales of new hardware is purchased in the main by the hardcore section. Only when the masses start to buy will the gap increase exponentially.
NeloAnjelo  +   775d ago
That Call of Duty... People keep buying it!
jholden3249  +   775d ago
Of course people buy it. Many people find it to be a fun game. Most of my co-workers only play a few games a year- Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed and maybe one other, probably GTA. Why? These are pop-games, similar to pop-music. Many people play them because that's what's advertised the most to them. The way of the world, it is.
NeloAnjelo  +   774d ago
Yeah I know, and agree. I haven't touched COD since MW:3.

I wish these pple played more games though, rather than just the same ones.
wishingW3L  +   775d ago
weird that after retailers saying that the PS4's selling much faster than the XB1 that both of them have nearly the same WW numbers. It makes no sense at all. Especially when you consider that on certain parts of the world like Spain the PS4's outselling the XB1 3 to 1. In fact, the XB1 is not winning on any territory which make this be even more strange.
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SpinalRemains138  +   775d ago
That's because the numbers are wrong.
AKR  +   775d ago
Don't know how close these numbers are to the actual real-time figures; but it does show one thing ~ all three home systems are doing quite well, which is good.

I'm surprised XBOX One is selling so much. I thought the name was going to throw people off, and the price-tag to boot. But good, nonetheless.
bornsinner  +   775d ago
vgchartz LOL

true or not i still expected ps4 to beat xbone since ps4 is available in 48 countries vs 13 countries
DoggyBiscuit  +   775d ago
I'm glad the Wii U is doing better I want success for all 3 consoles
3dmariofan68  +   775d ago
Funny, How all the people say nintendo is doomed and yet in world wide sales NO PS4 OR XBOX ONE GAME could out sell Super mario 3d world or Super mario Bros.U A YEAR OLD TITLE!! why shouldn't every ps4 game and x box one game have out sold mario three to one?? HUH, guess the haters are wrong. looks like the wii u can last, and wait until you see what happens with Donkey Kong tropical freeze, Mario Kart 8, and Smash Bros.U, the false predictions will keep on coming, but Reality will always win, the wii U WILL LAST.
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zerog  +   775d ago
Let's just assume the numbers are accurate or at least close enough. It shows th x1 is selling 22.7% less then ps4 or ps4 is selling 29.4% more then x1 take your pick or just cut it down the middle and say 25%. Either way for every 3 x1 sold there are 4 ps4 sold worldwide right now. People can say the numbers aren't that far apart but think about how people go crazy on black Friday to save 25% on a new tv. 25% is a noticeable number in the real world and you better believe that devs are taking notice and for any 3rd party looking to make an exclusive it will be really noticeable.
Ju  +   775d ago
Especially if you look at the SW numbers which already shows the PS4 with more than 1M ahead. This is what makes developers money. If this keeps going on, this gap will only increase.
jholden3249  +   775d ago
Doesn't matter. As long as there's enough of an install base they'll bring games to both systems. Doesn't matter if PS4 has twice the install base, all that matters is if Xbox One has enough of a base that bringing the game will be profitable. We're going to see less and less 3rd party exclusives over the years, especially with Valve entering the scene.
jholden3249  +   775d ago
Wow, the Nintendo 3DS sold more units than PS4, Xbox One and PS Vita combined!

And Super Mario 3D World broke 1 million sold. Where was Knack at again? I didn't see it on the list...
Gamerita  +   775d ago
vgchartz is a cheating website created by xbox fan he reduces sony sales numbers while increases microsoft ones. PS4 is selling at least double the xbone numbers globally.

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