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Best Console Sales – XBox One, PS4 and Wii


Console sales has increased for Microsoft after it removed Kinect from the XBox One bundle, this has drastically reduced the price and increased patronage. At the end of the june 2014, Microsoft reported a 10% increase in revenue, this increased may be attributed to the removal of the kinect from the XBox bundle.

 

However for Sony the Playstation 4 continues to rule the market. at the end of june it had made more sales than Microsoft and Nintendo’s consoles. Though the Mario Kart 8 is the best-selling single game SKU, with 470,000 physical and digital units sold in June.

In Nintendo’s camp Wii U hardware sales have seen an increase of 48 percent compared to June 2013. Nintendo’s bizarre life-simulator Tomodachi Life pushing over 175,000 digital and physical copies since its June 6th launch.

Microsoft stuck its flag in holding six of the top 10 spots for new-gen game titles, including Battlefield 4, Forza Motorsport 5, Dead Rising 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, Madden NFL 25 and Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Console sales data

PS4: 271,000
XB1: 141,000
3DS: ~97,000
PS3: ~53,500
Wii U: ~49,000
360: ~48,500
Vita: ~17,000

It is expected that their would be more console launch in more countries to boost sales. However with the recent job cut announcement and share value dip most divisions are shutting down development projects to cut loses. Good hands are also leaving for greener pastures.

On the global scale the best selling softwares are:

1 3DS Youkai Watch 2 Ganso/Honke 286,012
2 PSV Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines 92,713
3 WiiU Mario Kart 8 88,465
4 PS3 Minecraft 58,944
5 3DS Tomodachi Life 54,066
6 PS3 Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea 46,782
7 X360 Minecraft 45,887
8 3DS Pokemon X/Y 40,145
9 PS4 Watch Dogs 34,173
10 PS4 FIFA Soccer 14 31,917

For console sales figure.

Platform N. America Europe Japan Global
3DS 28,493 42,995 39,093 120,579
PS4 50,748 47,824 6,245 117,447
WiiU 25,690 20,920 7,655 59,173
Xone 38,125 14,431 N/A 57,774
PSV 2,560 5,143 29,322 44,969
PS3 7,455 21,304 7,382 44,781
X360 15,769 10,791 116 30,318
Wii 3,164 3,975 55 7,968
PSP 445 4,057 381 6,092

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