Weekly Sales Analysis, 26 May 2012 – Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
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Weekly Sales Analysis, 26 May 2012 – Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Overview

Hardware sales have increased week on week across the board, up an average four percent. Year on year sales are a different story as usual, with the 3DS the only platform up, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 are down a little bit and the Wii, DS, and PSP are down anywhere from 60 percent to 73 percent.

Five games debuted in the top 30 this week. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360) debuted at the top with sales of 670,866. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number four with sales of 234,932. Software milestones this week in the top 30: Diablo III (PC) passed the two million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Week on week sales are up across the board. The 3DS is at the top this week with sales of 143,017 units, which is up 12,048 (9%).  The PlayStation 3 is up 5,663 (4%) to 142,839 units sold.  Xbox 360 sales are up 3,529 (3%) to 122,523 units sold. The Wii sold 64,415 units, which is up 1,035 (2%).  The PlayStation Vita is up 409 (1%) to 50,842 units sold. The PSP sold 50,825, which is up 1,583 (3%) compared to last week. The DS is up 285 (1%) to 35,944 units sold. Total week on week sales are up 24,552 (4%) to 610,405.

Year on year sales are down across the board, except for the 3DS which is up. The PlayStation 3 is down 548 (-0%), the Wii is down 170,987 (-73%), and the Xbox 360 is down 15,055 (-11%). The PSP is down 77,619 (-60%) the DS is down 94,095 (-72%) and the 3DS is up 62,717 (78%). Year on year sales are down 243,649 (-29%).

All three home consoles have seen their sales increase for a second week in a row. The PlayStation 3 has led every week this year and the Xbox 360 has been in second every week, except for the week ending January 7 where the Wii outsold it. The PlayStation 3 has a 43 percent market share; the Xbox 360 has a 37 percent market share; and the Wii has a 20 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the Xbox 360 is up and the PlayStation 3 and Wii are down.

The 3DS has outsold its predecessor, the DS, by 4 to 1, while the Vita barely outsold the PSP. The PSP has a 59 percent market share this week for the current generation handhelds and the DS has a 41 percent. The 3DS has a 74 percent market share for the next generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 26 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down

Worldwide Software

Five games debuted in the top 30 this week. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360) debuted at the top with sales of 670,866. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at number four with sales of 234,932. The game launched in North America and Europe and will release in Japan on July 5.

Dragon’s Dogma (PS3) debuted at number two with sales of 437,742. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number seven with sales of 161,830. The game launched Worldwide.

Mario Tennis (3DS) debuted at number eight with sales of 143,634. The game launched Worldwide.

Uta no Prince-Sama: Debut (PSP) debuted at number nine with sales of 65,332. The game launched in Japan, with no release date anywhere else.

Sorcery (PS3) debuted at number 11 with sales of 44,126. The game launched in North America and Europe and will release in Japan on June 14.

Other games in the top 10 that are not debuts include Diablo III (PC) at number three with sales of 311,431. Max Payne 3 (X360) is at number five with sales of 210,809.

Max Payne 3 (PS3) is at number six with sales of 176,436. Mario Part 9 (Wii) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 60,964.

Week on week software totals are up across the board, except for the Wii which is down. The Xbox 360 takes the top spot this week with sales of 2.19 million, an increase of 393,655 (22%). The PlayStation 3 sold 2.12 million games this week, an increase of 408,717 (24%). Wii software sales are down 33,003 (-4%) to 829,500. The DS sold 467,935 games, an increase of 539 (0%). PSP game sales are down 3,390 (1%) to 288,486 games sold. The 3DS sold 404,569 games, which is up 123,403 (44%). The Vita sold 84,194 games, an increase of 1,608 (2%).  Total combined software is up 898,309 (16%) week on week to 6.39 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and 3DS, and are down for the Wii, DS and PSP. The PlayStation 3 is up 462,070 (28%), the Wii is down 919,918 (-53%) and the Xbox 360 is up 539,958 (32%). The DS is down 512,232 (-52%), the PSP is down 63,842 (-18%) and the 3DS is up 157,260 (64%). Total combined software is down 261,510 (-4%) games sold year on year.

The Xbox 360 sold the most games for a second week in a row and for the fifth time in ten weeks. The PlayStation 3 led for the other five weeks. The Xbox 360 has a 43 percent market share, the PlayStation 3 with 41 percent, and the Wii with 16 percent. Compared to ten weeks ago the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 are up, while the Wii is down.

The DS leads this week and for the eighth time in 10 weeks, while the 3DS lead for two of the other weeks. The DS has a 62 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 38 percent market share. The 3DS has a 83 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 17 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.

The Top 100 can be seen below or click here to view the full chart.

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
670,866 670,866 1
2
Dragon's Dogma (PS3)
Capcom, Adventure
437,742 437,742 1
3
Diablo III (PC)
Blizzard Entertainment, Role-Playing
311,431 2,090,193 2
4
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
234,932 234,932 1
5
Max Payne 3 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
210,809 773,284 2
6
Max Payne 3 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
176,436 574,224 2
7
Dragon's Dogma (X360)
Capcom, Adventure
161,830 161,830 1
8
Mario Tennis (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
143,634 143,634 1
9
Uta no Prince-Sama: Debut (PSP)
Broccoli, Action
65,332 65,332 1
10
Mario Party 9 (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
60,964 1,212,952 13
11
Sorcery (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
44,126 44,126 1
12
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
38,590 11,892,552 29
13
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Wii)
Activision, Action
35,053 1,728,070 33
14
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
34,634 6,102,067 30
15
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
33,308 5,636,223 26
16
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
32,919 5,365,668 31
17
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360)
Activision, Shooter
31,890 14,073,522 29
18
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
31,174 4,317,673 30
19
Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
30,637 1,647,070 28
20
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
29,286 16,579,423 82
21
FIFA Soccer 12 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
29,154 5,788,924 35
22
Prototype 2 (X360)
Activision, Action
25,720 471,487 5
23
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
24,506 5,926,485 31
24
Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
24,440 20,518,718 139
25
FIFA Soccer 12 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
24,323 3,750,433 35
26
Sniper Elite V2 (X360)
505 Games, Shooter
23,919 268,916 4
27
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
22,831 32,055,727 216
28
Assassin's Creed: Revelations (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
22,792 3,401,468 28
29
Prototype 2 (PS3)
Activision, Action
22,303 348,678 5
30
Wii Party (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
21,515 7,569,660 99
31 Just Dance 3 Wii Ubisoft Misc 34
32 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PS3 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 29
33 Kinect Star Wars X360 Microsoft Game Studios Action 8
34 Wii Sports Wii Nintendo Sports 288
35 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 29
36 Sniper Elite V2 PS3 505 Games Shooter 4
37 NBA 2K12 X360 Take-Two Interactive Sports 34
38 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo Platform 132
39 MLB 12: The Show PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Sports 12
40 Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Racing 79
41 Mass Effect 3 X360 Electronic Arts Role-Playing 12
42 FIFA Street PS3 Electronic Arts Sports 11
43 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games Wii Sega Sports 28
44 Assassin's Creed: Revelations X360 Ubisoft Action 28
45 Grand Theft Auto IV X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 213
46 TERA PC En Masse Role-Playing 4
47 Batman: Arkham City PS3 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 32
48 Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 PS3 Konami Digital Entertainment Sports 35
49 Kid Icarus: Uprising 3DS Nintendo Action 10
50 DiRT Showdown X360 Codemasters Racing 1
51 Starhawk PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Action 3
52 The Idolmaster: Gravure For You! Vol.8 PS3 Namco Bandai Games Misc 1
53 Call of Duty: Black Ops X360 Activision Shooter 81
54 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Role-Playing 6
55 Battlefield 3 PC Electronic Arts Shooter 31
56 Pokemon Black / White Version DS Nintendo Role-Playing 89
57 DiRT Showdown PS3 Codemasters Racing 1
58 NBA 2K12 PS3 Take-Two Interactive Sports 34
59 Steins;Gate: Hiyoku Renri no Darling PS3 5pb Adventure 1
60 Red Dead Redemption X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 106
61 Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 Square Enix Role-Playing 24
62 Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 213
63 Fire Emblem: Kakusei 3DS Nintendo Strategy 6
64 New Super Mario Bros. DS Nintendo Platform 315
65 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games 3DS Sega Sports 16
66 Steins;Gate PS3 5pb Adventure 1
67 Halo: Reach X360 Microsoft Game Studios Shooter 89
68 Batman: Arkham City X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 32
69 Red Dead Redemption PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 106
70 Zumba Fitness Wii Majesco Entertainment Sports 80
71 Jyuzaengi: Engetsu Sangokuden PSP Idea Factory Adventure 1
72 Zumba Fitness X360 Majesco Entertainment Sports 80
73 Major League Baseball 2K12 X360 Take-Two Interactive Sports 12
74 Forza Motorsport 4 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Racing 33
75 The Sims 3: Pets PC Electronic Arts Simulation 32
76 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 29
77 Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo Sports 153
78 Gears of War 3 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Shooter 36
79 Mass Effect 3 PS3 Electronic Arts Role-Playing 12
80 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City PS3 Capcom Shooter 10
81 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Wii Nintendo Adventure 28
82 Risen 2: Dark Waters X360 Deep Silver Role-Playing 1
83 Mario Kart DS DS Nintendo Racing 341
84 Football Manager 2012 PC Sega Sports 32
85 Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Activision Shooter 81
86 Kinect Sports X360 Microsoft Game Studios Sports 82
87 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja STORM Generations PS3 Namco Bandai Games Fighting 14
88 Super Mario Galaxy Wii Nintendo Platform 237
89 Saints Row: The Third PS3 THQ Action 28
90 G1 Grand Prix 3DS Genki Simulation 1
91 Uncharted: Golden Abyss PSV Sony Computer Entertainment Action 24
92 Fallout 3 X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 187
93 The Sims 3 PC Electronic Arts Simulation 156
94 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty PC Blizzard Entertainment Strategy 96
95 FIFA Street X360 Electronic Arts Sports 11
96 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 X360 Activision Shooter 133
97 Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 X360 Ubisoft Sports 29
98 The Sims 3: Showtime PC Electronic Arts Simulation 12
99 Nintendogs + cats 3DS Nintendo Simulation 66
100 Monster Hunter 3G 3DS Capcom Role-Playing 25

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Contributor: VGChartz   Posted: Jun 3, 2012 at 1:48pm
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