Weekly Sales Analysis, 9 June 2012 – Tokyo Jungle
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Weekly Sales Analysis, 9 June 2012 – Tokyo Jungle

Overview

Hardware sales week on week are up for the Wii and PlayStation Vita and down for everything else. Overall sales are down eight percent week on week. The 3DS is the only platform to be up year on year and even with it being up 81 percent, overall sales are down by a third.

Two games debuted in the top 30 this week. Tokyo Jungle (PS3) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 107,456. Software milestones this week in the top 30: Wii Sports passes the 79 million mark.

Worldwide Hardware

Week on week sales are up for the Wii and PlayStation Vita and down for everything else. The 3DS is at the top this week with sales of 135,913 units, which is down 36,249 (-21%).  The PlayStation 3 is up 4,934 (-4%) to 121,073 units sold.  Xbox 360 sales are down 4,964 (-5%) to 87,874 units sold. The Wii sold 52,839 units, which is up 2,331 (5%). The PlayStation Vita is up 4,740 (10%) to 50,091 units sold. The PSP sold 45,484 which is down 1,693 (-4%) compared to last week.  The DS is down 5,164 (-12%) to 39,576 units sold. Total week on week sales are down 45,933 (-8%) to 532,850.

Year on year sales are up for the 3DS and down for everything else. The PlayStation 3 is down 21,040 (-15%), the Wii is down 120,772 (-70%), and the Xbox 360 is down 52,274 (-37%). The PSP is down 71,119 (-61%) the DS is down 98,824 (-71%) and the 3DS is up 60,760 (81%). Year on year sales are down 253,542 (-32%).

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have decreased for one week, while the Wii has increased for one week. 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 46 percent market share; the Xbox 360 has a 34 percent market share; and the Wii has a 20 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all three home consoles are down.

The 3DS has outsold its predecessor, the DS, by more than 3 to 1, while the Vita just outsold the PSP. The PSP has a 53 percent market share this week for the current generation handhelds and the DS has a 47 percent. The 3DS has a 73 percent market share for the next generation of handhelds, while the Vita has a 27 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago all four handhelds are down.

Worldwide Software

Two games debuted in the top 30 this week. Tokyo Jungle (PS3) debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 107,456. The game launched in Japan, with no release date anywhere else.

Kidou Senshi Gundam Seed Battle Destiny (PSV) debuted at number 11 with sales of 41,306. The game launched in Japan, with no release date anywhere else.

Other games in the top 10 that are not debuts include Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360) at number two with sales of 97,896. Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D (3D) is at number three with sales of 609,455. Diablo III (PC) at number four with sales of 93,002. Max Payne 3 (X360) is at number five with sales of 73,179.

Max Payne 3 (PS3) is at number six with sales of 58,077. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3) is at number seven with sales of 56,887. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (PS3) at number eight with sales of 55,383. Mario Tennis (3DS) is at number nine with sales of 49,155. Mario Party 9 (Wii) rounds out the top 10 with sales of 46,372.

Week on week software totals are up for the Wii, DS and Vita, flat for the PlayStation 3, and down for the Xbox 360, PSP and 3DS. The PlayStation 3 takes the top spot this week with sales of 1.47 million, an increase of 5,573 (0%). The Xbox 360 sold 1.38 million games this week, a decrease of 63,368 (-4%). Wii software sales are up 41,209 (5%) to 832,459. The DS sold 478,375 games, an increase of 10,681 (2%). The 3DS sold 464,293 games, which is down 464,293 (-54%). PSP game sales are down 18,356 (-8%) to 210,175 games sold. The Vita sold 133,532 games, an increase of 3,709 (3%).  Total combined software is down 484,845 (-9%) week on week to 4.90 million.

Year on year software totals are up for the Xbox 360 and 3DS, and are down for the PlayStation 3, Wii, DS and PSP. The PlayStation 3 is down 431,430 (-23%), the Wii is down 649,841 (-44%) and the Xbox 360 is up 42,454 (3%). The DS is down 392,641 (-45%), the PSP is down 81,041 (-28%) and the 3DS is up 235,742 (148%). Total combined software is down 1.14 million (-19%) games sold year on year.

The gap between the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has grown this week, while they were almost identical for the three weeks prior. The PlayStation 3 has lead for six of the last 10 weeks, while the Xbox 360 led for the other four. The PlayStation 3 has a 40 percent market share, the Xbox 360 with 38 percent, and the Wii with 22 percent. Compared to ten weeks ago all three home consoles are down.

The DS has retaken the top spot this week and has sold the most software for nine out of the last 10 weeks. The DS has a 69 percent market share for the current generation handhelds and the PSP has a 31 percent market share. The 3DS has a 75 percent market share for the next generation handhelds, while the Vita has a 25 percent market share. Compared with ten weeks ago the Vita is up, while the DS, PSP and 3DS are down.

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

Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
Tokyo Jungle (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
107,456 107,456 1
2
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
97,896 810,429 3
3
Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
94,279 609,455 2
4
Diablo III (PC)
Blizzard Entertainment, Role-Playing
93,002 2,140,893 4
5
Max Payne 3 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
73,179 813,936 4
6
Max Payne 3 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
58,077 645,868 4
7
Dragon's Dogma (PS3)
Capcom, Adventure
56,887 598,131 3
8
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
55,383 342,494 3
9
Mario Tennis (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
49,155 267,928 3
10
Mario Party 9 (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
46,372 1,307,616 15
11
Kidou Senshi Gundam Seed Battle Destiny (PSV)
Bandai Namco Games, Simulation
41,306 41,306 1
12
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
37,638 11,965,112 31
13
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360)
Activision, Shooter
37,216 14,142,134 31
14
Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
37,005 1,716,365 30
15
FIFA Soccer 12 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
35,184 5,858,526 37
16
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
34,971 6,172,673 32
17
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
31,875 5,984,600 33
18
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
31,662 5,701,632 28
19
FIFA Soccer 12 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
30,734 3,806,623 37
20
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
28,704 5,420,980 33
21
Max Payne 3 (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
26,907 107,157 2
22
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Wii)
Activision, Action
26,578 1,787,807 35
23
Dragon's Dogma (X360)
Capcom, Adventure
25,900 213,399 3
24
Mass Effect 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
24,981 2,308,528 14
25
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
24,305 79,023,347 290
26
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
23,639 16,627,452 84
27
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
22,129 4,366,981 32
28
Just Dance 3 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
21,881 9,118,356 36
29
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
21,754 32,098,837 218
30
MLB 12: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
21,293 489,370 14
31 NBA 2K12 X360 Take-Two Interactive Sports 36
32 Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Sony Computer Entertainment Racing 81
33 Kinect Star Wars X360 Microsoft Game Studios Action 10
34 Red Dead Redemption PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 108
35 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 31
36 Sniper Elite V2 PS3 505 Games Shooter 6
37 Wii Fit Plus Wii Nintendo Sports 141
38 Zumba Fitness X360 Majesco Entertainment Sports 82
39 Resistance: Burning Skies PSV Sony Computer Entertainment Shooter 2
40 Red Dead Redemption X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 108
41 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii Nintendo Platform 134
42 Batman: Arkham City PS3 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 34
43 Wii Party Wii Nintendo Misc 101
44 Assassin's Creed: Revelations PS3 Ubisoft Action 30
45 FIFA Street PS3 Electronic Arts Sports 13
46 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games Wii Sega Sports 30
47 Batman: Arkham City X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Action 34
48 Sniper Elite V2 X360 505 Games Shooter 6
49 Pokemon Black / White Version DS Nintendo Role-Playing 91
50 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PS3 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 31
51 Assassin's Creed: Revelations X360 Ubisoft Action 30
52 Prototype 2 X360 Activision Action 7
53 Mass Effect 3 PS3 Electronic Arts Role-Playing 14
54 Prototype 2 PS3 Activision Action 7
55 NBA 2K12 PS3 Take-Two Interactive Sports 36
56 Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 Square Enix Role-Playing 26
57 Call of Duty: Black Ops X360 Activision Shooter 83
58 Kinect Sports X360 Microsoft Game Studios Sports 84
59 Wii Sports Resort Wii Nintendo Sports 155
60 New Super Mario Bros. DS Nintendo Platform 317
61 Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 Take-Two Interactive Action 215
62 Kid Icarus: Uprising 3DS Nintendo Action 12
63 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Wii Nintendo Adventure 30
64 Zumba Fitness Wii Majesco Entertainment Sports 82
65 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 31
66 Grand Theft Auto IV X360 Take-Two Interactive Action 215
67 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings X360 Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Role-Playing 8
68 Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 PS3 Konami Digital Entertainment Sports 37
69 Game of Thrones X360 Atlus Role-Playing 4
70 Forza Motorsport 4 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Racing 35
71 Need for Speed: The Run PS3 Electronic Arts Racing 30
72 Rage X360 Bethesda Softworks Shooter 36
73 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games 3DS Sega Sports 18
74 Mario Kart DS DS Nintendo Racing 343
75 Game of Thrones PS3 Atlus Role-Playing 4
76 Nintendogs + cats 3DS Nintendo Simulation 68
77 Saints Row: The Third PS3 THQ Action 30
78 Gears of War 3 X360 Microsoft Game Studios Shooter 38
79 Halo: Reach X360 Microsoft Game Studios Shooter 91
80 Rage PS3 Bethesda Softworks Shooter 36
81 Mass Effect 3 PC Electronic Arts Role-Playing 14
82 FIFA Street X360 Electronic Arts Sports 13
83 Super Mario Galaxy Wii Nintendo Platform 239
84 Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Activision Shooter 83
85 Football Manager 2012 PC Sega Sports 34
86 Major League Baseball 2K12 X360 Take-Two Interactive Sports 14
87 Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver Version DS Nintendo Role-Playing 117
88 Fallout 3 X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 189
89 Just Dance 2 Wii Ubisoft Misc 87
90 The Sims 3: Pets PC Electronic Arts Simulation 34
91 The Sims 3 PC Electronic Arts Simulation 158
92 Saints Row: The Third X360 THQ Action 30
93 Skate 3 X360 Electronic Arts Sports 109
94 Metal Gear Solid HD Collection PS3 Konami Digital Entertainment Action 31
95 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 X360 Electronic Arts Sports 11
96 TERA PC En Masse Role-Playing 6
97 Uncharted: Golden Abyss PSV Sony Computer Entertainment Action 26
98 Fallout: New Vegas X360 Bethesda Softworks Role-Playing 86
99 Storm Lover Kai!! PSP D3Publisher Adventure 1
100 The Sims 3: Showtime PC Electronic Arts Simulation 14

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Contributor: VGChartz   Posted: Jun 16, 2012 at 2:18pm
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