Submitted by FITgamer 496d ago | rumor

USA Weekly Chart Ending April 19, 2014

USA Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
XOne 60,506 (+2%) 2,774,222
PS4 49,261 (-11%) 3,086,138
3DS 31,866 (+3%) 12,274,126
X360 18,870 (+7%) 42,764,600
WiiU 13,040 (+7%) 2,402,934
PS3 10,359 (+4%) 26,094,183
Wii 4,422 (+3%) 41,511,837
PSV 2,340 (-4%) 1,748,234
PSP 658 (-10%) 19,801,580 (3DS, Industry, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Is this rumor true? Rumor votes 78
Mikefizzled  +   496d ago
Wow those Vita sales.
FITgamer  +   496d ago
There will be no shortage of over-tracking for April. VGC also added additional Xbox One sales to last weeks numbers with update.

Global #

PS4- 127,884(-)
Xbox One- 92,460(+)
user5725626   496d ago | Spam
beereal360  +   496d ago
I live in the usa. That's the only thing that matters.
Eonjay  +   496d ago
Agreed. Its really hard to take these number seriously after January and March results. In January they had it neck and neck and Xbox One was massive over-tracked. In March they lost 60,000 PS4s so I really want to know if its just guesswork. What industry sources do they have?
NewMonday  +   496d ago
people shouldn't bother commenting on the numbers because they are not true

VGChartz reported XB1 as the best seller every week in March but NPD proved PS4 was the true best seller by a big 60k margin.


they have no sources at all, VGChartz never gets quoted by any news outlet and they are banned from NeoGaf. site is a joke and should be banned
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georgeenoob  +   496d ago

No they haven't. Nice try though. http://n4g.com/news/1482262...

Titanfall Domination.
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Axios2  +   496d ago
TitanFall #1 and #2

Talk about staying power

Even new releases can't touch them
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BlackTar187  +   496d ago
Don't worry the xbox will lose this month too and the gap will get even smaller.
morganfell  +   495d ago
This is absurd. Absolutely absurd vgchartz is allowed to publish articles even under the name rumor. At some point mods you need to do your job and disallow rumor articles when they are wrong time and again. A rumor needs at least a snowball's chance in hell of being right once in a blue moon.

The PS4 is outselling the X1 at the 4 largest US retailers this month (again) and by a far larger margin than they did in March.

Since the beginning of April the PS4 has had the top two spots locked at Gamestop (as in March). Instead of 4th as in March the X1 is at 5.

Currently at Amazon the nearest X1 is #35 and on it's way down the chart. Far different from the #11 it had in March. Over all for the month the X1 is at #24 meaning for the month it will end up below that number as well.

At Best Buy the X1 is running 3rd instead of 2nd like last month.

And at Walmart the X1 is 7th instead of 5th as it was last month. Yet vgchartz continues to shovel out its guestimated trash.

This idiocy vgchartz, is the reason you are banned from Gaf and that reason will once again be on display at the end of the month when you will have to revise your made up numbers... again.
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AceBlazer13  +   495d ago
VgChartz will have xbone beating ps4 every week and then when may rolls around and the official npd for april comes in PS$ will somehow outsell Xbone.

stay cheesy vgchartz.
Why o why  +   495d ago
Even if they had the ps4 on top like they have done occasionally, I don't see them as reputable. Tneir guestimates get readjusted too frequently. Ive seen many gamers and gaming sites get banned for less than what vg chartz has done since its inception. Ded
morganfell  +   495d ago
What vgchartz does every week is actually a form of astroturfing - a practice that is banned on every site except this one. They are by definition, a FUD site.
Insomnia_84  +   496d ago
Try to find a PS Vita in stores. There's none in BestBuy over here in Brooklyn. I ended up ordering one on Amazon after I lost mine two weeks ago. They are clearing for the new sku model coming the first week of May.
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KonsoruMasuta  +   496d ago
Vita just isn't well received in America for some reason.

It's really sad to see that. It's a great piece of hardware.
AKR  +   496d ago

With a lack of games; what do you expect? It's a great companion to the PS4 - but at the end of the day, how many people are going to WILLINGLY shell-out $200+ for an accessory, that's actually a handheld console, with a good game every blue moon?

Devs keep avoiding it; which is strange, considering the 3DS is less powerful. Same fiasco with the Wii U; under-selling = drip-feed of titles.
randomass171  +   496d ago

I love the Vita, but there is no supply excuse for these sales. It just isn't selling well in the US. Shame. :(
Prime157  +   496d ago
Akr... the attach rate of the vita being 9+ begs to differ that there are no games.
Jazz4108  +   495d ago
The Vita actually is selling well in Japan just not in the US which is a shame as its quite a nice handheld. I think that will change soon as vita has a lot of games coming for it plus allows cross play with ps4 which is a neat feature. As far as the comment above you I dont think Vgchartz should be banned anymore than Neogaf. They both are full of crap most of the time and all Neogaf is good for is starting rumors on a supposed inside source. Vgchartz has a disclaimer and never claims to be accurate but they are close and they adjust there official numbers accordingly. So as far as a more factual sight that would be vgchartz; but I am not defending either of them. I really do not like any of them as they both seem to fuel fanboy wars and are full of people who claim to be something they are not in my opinion. As I always say enjoy gaming on your console of choice. Btw there is a supposed official article floating around on xbox reddit that is from Microsoft that must be from yesterdays report saying they are going to slow down on making xboxones as demand has caught up with supply and leaving them with a good amount of units in the channels. Its a badly written article with spelling errors but it looks official. If this is true Microsoft is going to fall further behind this next quarter in shipped units while they empty the channels. They also could hold some of this inventory for the new territories they are launching in if the units are compatible as I believe(correct me if I am wrong) the XboxOne is only in 13 countries right now, and considering its price Its not overall doing to bad. I do believe Microsoft needs to announce an official price cut at E3 and hit us with games and or be emptying the channels for a kinectless xboxone to release at a lower price point. This is really what Microsoft needs and if they listen to their fans, which most seem to love Kinect, they will however tell you its a great for navigation but it is useless for gaming. Microsoft please here your fans and release a unit at a 299 or 349 price without Kinect and match sony at 499 for the whole experience and launch in more territories do not wait a year. I know profit wise ms is fine and this may be why they are in no hurry but if they want to compete with sony for the living room these changes need to be made now if not yesterday. It still seems to me that Microsoft is really trying to turn this launch disaster around but they still do not seem like they are able to react quick enough and that was supposed to be a strong point of the New Microsoft going forward and you can bet your butt Sony has learned the hard way so Microsoft cant sit back and hope Sony makes a mistake as it most likley will not happen as they have seen and been through enough launches and have launched a excellent product in the Ps4 which I have and enjoy. Sorry for such a long comment and thanks for reading and I welcome your thoughts.
GribbleGrunger  +   496d ago
For the second week running (according to VGC) the X1 has outsold the PS4 in America ... This is getting ridiculous. Even with Titanfall bundled for FREE and a price drop, the X1 couldn't outsell the PS4 last month, so why the hell would it outsell it this month? They've even added sales to last weeks figures for the X1!

Every single month since launch VGC has undertracked the PS4 so one would have thought they'd start taking that into consideration ... but nope. My guess for the overall figures for the 15th April:

PS4: 7.3 million
X1: 4.2 million

@bleedsoe9mm: This is going to be a painful generation for you.
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bleedsoe9mm  +   496d ago
since we're guessing i'd guess , in the 13 markets where its head to head

ps4 : 5.6 million
xb1 : 4.7 million

@GribbleGrunger not painful for me my ps4 works just fine thanks
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stuna1  +   496d ago
He gets away with it because people let him get away with it! The fact that in the US the Xbox1 has been closing the sales gap even though it's been outsold by the PS4 since January is telling in itself.

Yet on any given week the Xbox1 has actually managed to outsell the PS4 the amount has been minimal, but yet the gap is consistantly shrinking.
GribbleGrunger  +   496d ago
Edit: I meant to put April 19th.
BlackTar187  +   496d ago

That's my huge problem. Every month PS4 wins the total sales yet every month according to VGchartz the xbox is closing the gap.

HOW WEIRD AND IMPOSSIBLE. makes zero sense whats so ever but whatever.
randomass171  +   496d ago
Maybe the amount of buyers fluctuated? Not saying it's accurate by any means. It IS VGChartz. All I'm saying is Xbox One outselling PS4 in its primary market for one month is not outside the realm of reality. Certainly doesn't mean PS4 is doing worse, I can tell you that much.
GribbleGrunger  +   496d ago
I can't see that myself, sorry. Last month MS had the most hyped game and a price drop and still lost in America. After a spike there is always a fall but here we have an increase. Let's look at it a different way. Every single NPD has been in line with Amazon sales:

XB1 won Sep:

PS4 won Jan:

PS4 won Feb:

PS4 won March:

Pretty accurate don't you think?

PS4 Week ending April 7th:

PS4 Week ending April 14th:

PS4 week ending April 21st:
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GribbleGrunger  +   495d ago
Correction for Jan:

Jazz4108  +   495d ago
Please no offense but you seem to take this console thing a little to serious. It seems there is a lot pent up aggression and that is not healthy. It is what it is and however the numbers shake out they do but taking it so personally is not a good road to go down.
GribbleGrunger  +   495d ago
@Jazz4108: Are you saying that I'm taking it too seriously because I'm pointing out they're wrong? I'm a member of the forums over at VGC and I can tell you that 80% of posters over their are having exactly the same discussion. None of them are angry or taking it too seriously, they're just interested in this aspect of consoles.

You do know that MS just announced a slowing down of production? If they were selling more why in the hell would they slow production? Think about it.
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T2  +   495d ago
you are absolutely right, and MS themselves have confirmed a draw down on inventory, which means they are overstocked yet they are beating PS4 every week in LOLCHartz??
this site needs to be downvoted into oblivion, it has gone well past its expiry date.
If they couldn't win with titanfall in march in the USA, they aren't winning the months with no exclusives, which is about 5-6 more.....
B-radical  +   495d ago
You are such a hero ;)
mediate-this  +   495d ago

What are you crying about? Npd fixes all mistakes, week in n out we know vg is not the definitive so why does this surprise you?
GribbleGrunger  +   495d ago

"What are you crying about?"

This is why discussion is almost impossible on this site and why I now post very rarely. Someone always has to 'label' your response in a derogative way.

For better or for worse, I've always used VGC for a reference point. It would be remiss of me to automatically change my view just because it doesn't suit my opinion; however, when they clearly get the numbers completely wrong, I'm going to do what all sensible people do and question them.
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Knushwood Butt  +   495d ago
Still, can you imagine the guy's expression when his hand is forced to change the figures to align with NPD?
dboyc310  +   496d ago
Funny how in most of the weekly sales for the US that is reported by vgcharts the xbox one is over the ps4 with a couple of thousands and then when the monthly sales are reported by NPD once again the PS4 is on top. Can they lie much?
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USA is the XBOX stronghold
Not sure why I said that, I just thought it sounded funny. But anyway...

These numbers might not be true because VG chartz also had XBOX one winning last month, and when the NPD came out, it wasn't true.

But the XBOX brand is usually more popular in the USA compared to Europe or Asia.
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HaveAsandwich  +   495d ago
you mean was....
jahcure  +   495d ago
So xbox one with increased price (back to $499.99) and no titanfall launch bump, is doing better than reduced priced xbox one and free titanfall?????

Titanfall is the xbox one sales blocker?

this makes zero sense. BTW, didn't vgchartz have the xbox one outselling the PS4 in the USA in march?
3-4-5  +   495d ago
* Mario Golf & Kirby releasing May 2nd, will boost the 3DS sales.

* Borderlands 2 will help Vita sales in crease, it releases May 6th.

* Wii U is getting Mario Kart 8, May 30th, so that will help boost sales significantly.

* PS4 - MLB The Show 14 releases May 6th, this will boost sales a decent amount, along with Watch Dogs

* XB1 - Watch Dogs

Basically All these numbers should increase from here on out as May is a good gaming month and June = E3.
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Bonkerz  +   496d ago
Xbox One catching up. Great to see, seems like all the positive news is definitely catching attention. Keep it up MS, it has been all great since launch of X1!
Ju  +   496d ago
It caught up all March (according to VGChartz) and we know how that actually ended....
KinjoTakemura  +   496d ago

"Xbox One catching up. Great to see, seems like all the positive news is definitely catching attention. Keep it up MS, it has been all great since launch of X1!"

Is that the reason why that every time you go into a target, walmart, bestbuy, or gamestop they only have a few ps4 bundles left and they have stacks of xbox1's ready to go because xbox1 is catching up? LOL Walk into a mall and see who's machines are just sitting there.
corvusmd  +   496d ago
Nice to see things getting more competitive.
MysticStrummer  +   496d ago
Close race in the US, as expected.
majiebeast  +   496d ago
Lol chartz from my ass. Bet they overtracked the XBox One yet again and PS4 will out sell it by 80K in April.

They had Xbox One outselling PS4 in March, what happened instead was PS4 outselling the Xbox One by 60K! Thats not a small difference.

75 Gaffers(myself included) had more accurate sales numbers, then chartz from my ass. When a site keeps feeding wrong info without a source its not a rumour, its just grade A bs.
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GribbleGrunger  +   496d ago
Yes, I reckon 80k - 100k myself.
randomass171  +   496d ago
Wish NPD released numbers the way these guys do. Posts like these are grating.
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Gamer1982  +   495d ago
This is the same site when Sony announced they had officially SOLD through 7 million consoles+ still had 6.8 million on there site.
T2  +   495d ago
ya apparently vgshartz now believes they have superior numbers to SONY and NPD, what a joke. not even worth looking at.

April Ps4 - 350 k
Xbox - 290 k
Jazz4108  +   495d ago
Are you guys being serious? This really means that much to you? I just do not get it. I thought as console gamers we were here for the games not this bickering on who sold what and when. Its crazy guys leave this to the kids to argue over but not grown a$$ men.
Hicken  +   495d ago
And yet here you are, telling people how seriously they're taking it, and how they shouldn't be doing that.

Here's the thing: the last thing we need is for there to be more sources of misinformation in the gaming industry. Even though labeled as a rumor based on estimates, the way the estimates are consistently wrong and in the favor of one company over others means it's the source of the equivalent of the childish sort of rumors kids spread in school.

If you want to rail at immaturity, then you should be taking issue with sites like VGChartz, and the people who celebrate the site's bias when all other sources show different trends.
stuna1  +   496d ago
Crapstorm incoming! Now I can't help but to wonder where he dug up these extra sales from?? He was already been proven to have undertracked Sonys numbers by NPD themselvers, Sony also! I guess here we go again.....
akaFullMetal  +   496d ago
Again they are vgchartz.....but again I find it interesting that vgchartz has for the last few weeks at least, say that the Xbox1 is outselling ps4. But when the npd comes out,ps4 is on top in sales, something isn't adding up. Not hard to figure out that vgchartz are only good guesses but far from accurate.
boya3gob94  +   496d ago
Wow the Vita sales ... When will Sony understand that real games (not indies or generic JRPGs) will sell the Vita not treating it like an Addon for Ps4.

I dont own an Xbox One but holy sh*t u fanboys are stupid ... If the Xbox is on the top then Vgchartz overtracked it and the numbers are made up but if its the other way around then you would glorify the Ps4 to high heaven and sink Xbox and MS to the ground.
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DarkHeroZX  +   496d ago
Well its not that X1 can't outsell the PS4. Its how VGcharts comes to the conclusion that the X1 is leading. Last month VGcharts had the X1 leading in the US all of March but when NPD released official sales numbers not only was VGcharts wrong but PS4 had actually outsold the X1 by 60k that month with TitanFall helping move units for the X1, why would the X1 now be outselling the PS4 with nothing more then Kinect sports? Clearly whats going on is VG is over tracking the X1 but vastly under tracking the PS4. When Sony had announced the PS4 sold 7 million WW VG charts still had the PS4 at 6.8 million. That's a 200k difference. Of course they have since fixed those numbers but still it just shows just how off they can be until official numbers come out.
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FITgamer  +   496d ago
They haven't "fixed" the numbers they still haven't done adjustments for March. Xbox One numbers need to be adjusted down still and PS4 up.
Clogmaster  +   495d ago
It's not that. Everyone on this site already knows that for VGChartz, the formula is this.

(XBox sales)*1.5
(Playstation sales)*0.75

The reason why PS fans rejoice when VGChartz has Playstation on top is because we know that if a fake biased website puts Playstation ahead, then you know it's wayyyyy ahead.
TheTrooper  +   496d ago
I take this with a grain of salt.
randomass171  +   496d ago
Buuuuut they won't. Sigh.
Julius_Maximus  +   496d ago
The Vita has a great selection, it just needs better marketing
04STIBluByU  +   496d ago
Well at least we get a ball park
pandaboy  +   496d ago
it's just a shame that the park is so big we can't find the ball
tinynuggins  +   496d ago
These under tracking comments are beyond boring now. Can we just all agree that they are not 100% accurate and not bring it up every week? It just makes you look petty and desperate. WE GET IT.
BlackTar187  +   496d ago
What is petty and desperate is VGchartz. If you don't want people to point out the obvious issue every week then either
A. Stop Coming into the comment section cause that's what they're for
B. Help keep this website from being posted on N4g.com by reporting it ever time you see it.
stuna1  +   495d ago
Both excellent suggestions!
Geekman  +   496d ago
I'm confused. Wii U sales were higer than that before and somehow it's UP 7%?
Gamer1982  +   495d ago
Ah but when your pulling numbers out your a** like VGchartz then it all makes sense :)
InTheLab  +   496d ago
So with nothing out, the X1 magically outsells the PS4 even thought it couldn't in the middle of the Titanhype release?
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WeAreLegion  +   496d ago
I don't think you understand. Have you been to a Walmart or GameStop in the United States recently? They still have TONS of marketing crap up for Xbox One and Titanfall. In addition to that, Walmart lowered the price of the Xbox One in all stores to $449.99 and it comes with Titanfall.

You're really overestimating American consumers. We bought Pet Rocks, dude...
urwifeminder  +   496d ago
Great work Respawn they must be wrapped , MS making some good profits what's not to love.
TheFallenAngel  +   496d ago
That $50 price drop
creeping judas  +   496d ago
You guys ever wonder why VGChartz keeps on doing this? Just look at all your reactions to stats. That is why VGChartz keeps on doing what they do. If no one cared, like everyone says they don't, and didn't pay any of these news posts any attention, then it would go away. But this story's heat will rise, people will come in and rejoice about the X1 sales lead in the states. Other's will come in with their cut and paste posts that they post on everysingle VGChartz article. And that is why we will continue to see VGCHartz predictions of console sales!
heisenberguk  +   496d ago
Or people could just reject them instead of allowing them to be submitted!
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S2Killinit  +   496d ago
Last time they said xbox was outselling PS4, the NPD was released and pretty much indicated that VG was way off.
heisenberguk  +   496d ago
"VGChartz, proud sponsors of Microsoft!"
Wikkid666  +   495d ago
You know you said that wrong
Gamer1982  +   495d ago
Yeah other way around..
heisenberguk  +   495d ago
Just noticed and can't edit it!!
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alb1899  +   496d ago
Titanfall is a game that not everyone knows, it is just getting popular so it is possible that we see the sells of hardware that we expected from x1.
GrandpaSnake  +   495d ago
Vg makes me want to start a site just to completely destroy them.
Every day it gets easier and easier to start your own website.
im going to call it truecharts.com
Predaking77  +   495d ago
How about fanboycharts.com or maybe fantasycharts.Com
Geobros  +   495d ago
xone in front of PS4....
Predaking77  +   495d ago
Really? Last time I checked PS4 is over 7 million while the xbone doesn't even have official sale numbers. Explain me how exactly is the xbone in front of the PS4.
Clunkyd  +   495d ago
I assume that right now Xbone is around 4.5 million sold to consumers.
Predaking77  +   495d ago
After comparing official numbers versus vgchartz it is better to ignore vgchartz since they are very inaccurate.

Unless you don't care about official numbers and rather believe any monkey posting numbers on Internet.
saint_seya  +   495d ago
Fakecharts where the X-box one gets ahead or an increase over week no matter what...
Idk why this site is not banned from here.. and before someone says "you only say that because ps4 in not on top" check my comments before and you will see i dont care wich one is on top, FAKE NUMBERS are FAKE NUMBERS..
I cant wait to get to the next official numbers or E3 where for sure we will know more about the real numbers.
Dorwrath  +   495d ago
Not saying VGC is correct but its so amusing to watch N4G commenters

VGC says Sony is selling the best = VGC is awesome, best site ever.

VGC shows a week where XB1 sells better = This site is garbage, worst site ever.
B-radical  +   495d ago
Noticed that did ya
Illusive_Man  +   495d ago
Infamous Second Son is available to 7 million PS users, and Kinect Sports Rivals is outselling it. How telling.
Fanboyssuck27  +   495d ago
We all no the numbers are wrong unless they state ps4 is number 1 all the time, Lol fanboys.

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