Video Gaming Console Industry Statistics and Trends 2020

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What's The Computer Graphics Hardware Market Value In The Game Console Segment 2013 To 2023
What's The Computer Graphics Hardware Market Value In The Game Console Segment 2013 To 2023

With the release of the next-gen console hardware, the video gaming console industry statistics and trends have changed from how they were perceived 5 years ago.

From the market size, forecasted revenue, to the overall market value in console video gaming, here are the latest video gaming console industry statistics and trends of 2020.

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Video Gaming Console Industry

What’s the computer graphics hardware market value in the game console segment (2013 to 2023)?

What's The Computer Graphics Hardware Market Value In The Game Console Segment 2013 To 2023

In 2019, the computer graphics hardware market value in the game console segment was at 12 billion U.S. dollars, down from 14.8 billion U.S. dollars in the previous year.

-Jon Peddie Research, August 2020

In 2020, the computer graphics hardware market value in the game console segment was estimated to reach 12.5 billion U.S. dollars, and is expected to reach 17.3 billion U.S. dollars by 2021.

-Jon Peddie Research, August 2020

By 2022, the computer graphics hardware market value in the game console segment was expected to be slightly lower than 2021, at 17.2 billion U.S. dollars, from 17.3 billion U.S. dollars.

-Jon Peddie Research, August 2020

The computer graphics hardware market value in the game console segment by 2023 is expected to hit 16.4 billion U.S. dollars, down from 17.2 billion U.S. dollars in the previous year.

-Jon Peddie Research, August 2020

Here is the 2020 Console Operating System Market Share Worldwide

Here Is The 2020 Console Operating System Market Share Worldwide

As of August 2020, it was found that PlayStation had accounted for the most console operating systems, representing 64.22% of the market share worldwide.

-Statcounter GlobalStats, August 2020

Xbox represented 35.77% of the console operating system market share worldwide in August 2020, followed by Nintendo and Android, which only represented 0.01% and below 0% of the market share.

-Statcounter GlobalStats, August 2020

The Revenue of Video Game Consoles Sold Globally as of 2013

The Revenue Of Video Game Consoles Sold Globally As Of 2013

 

The 2013 revenue of video game consoles sold globally was estimated to reach 16.7 billion U.S. dollars, down from the estimated 20 billion U.S. dollars in 2012.

-Morgan Stanley February 2011

What’s the Worldwide Premium Console Games Revenue in 2020?

What's The Worldwide Premium Console Games Revenue In 2020

 

In 2019, the global premium console games market stood at almost 14 billion U.S. dollars, and is expected to reach up to 14.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2020.

-SuperData Research; Website (techspot.com), January 2020

Here is the 2018 Global Gaming Revenue of Leading Public Companies

Here Is The 2018 Global Gaming Revenue Of Leading Public Companies

In the fiscal year of 2018, Tencent made the highest revenue among the leading public companies worldwide, almost hitting 20 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Sony, with 14.2 billion U.S. dollars of revenue.

-Newzoo, September 2019

Microsoft generated almost 10 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in the fiscal year of 2018, ranking as third among the leading public companies worldwide with the most gaming revenue.

-Newzoo, September 2019

Nintendo generated only about 4.3 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in the fiscal year of 2018, up from over 3.5 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in the previous fiscal year of 2017.

-Newzoo, September 2019

What is the Unit Sales of the United States Game Consoles on 2018

What Is The Unit Sales Of The United States Game Consoles On 201

In 2018, Nintendo Switch sold the most number of game consoles in the United States, with almost 5.6 million units sold, followed by PS4, with about 5.3 million sold units in the United States.

-VGChartz, January 2019

Xbox sold over 4.3 million units of Xbox One consoles in 2018, ranking as third highest unit sales sold of game consoles in the United States, followed by Nintendo 3DS, with only a little over 1.5 million units sold.

-VGChartz, January 2019

How Many Game Console Users are there on a Monthly Basis in the United States from Q2 of 2012 to Q2 of 2017?

How Many Game Console Users Are There On A Monthly Basis In The United States From Q2 Of 2012 To Q2 Of 2017

It was in Q1 of 2014 when United States had the highest number of monthly game console users (from Q2 of 2012 to Q2 of 2017), with a record of over 102 million console users.

-Nielsen, December 2017

In Q2 of 2017, there were only 86 million monthly game console users in the U.S., down from 90 million game console users on a monthly basis in Q1 of 2017.

-Nielsen, December 2017

Global Video Gaming Console Statistics

What’s the 2020 Global Unit Sales of Current Generation Video Game Consoles?

What's The 2020 Global Unit Sales Of Current Generation Video Game Consoles

In 2019, Sony PlayStation 4 sold almost 14.3 million units worldwide, ranking as the highest sold unit of current generation video game consoles in the said year, followed by Nintendo Switch with about 19.3 million units sold in the same year.

-VGChartz, June 2020

Xbox One had sold almost 5 million units around the world in 2019, ranking as the third-highest unit sales of current generation video game consoles in the said year.

-VGChartz, June 2020

Sony’s PlayStation Vita had only sold 30 thousand units globally in 2019, while Nintendo’s 3DS sold over 1.5 million units around the world.

-VGChartz, June 2020

As of September 2020, Sony’s PlayStation 4 console had sold over 7.2 million units globally, still ranking as the first gaming console with the highest unit sales of current generation video game consoles, followed by Nintendo Switch, with over 15.5 million units sold around the world during the said survey period.

-VGChartz, June 2020

Xbox One had sold over 2.1 million units in 2020, while Nintendo 3DS had only sold roughly 340 thousand units in the same year.

-VGChartz, June 2020

The 2013 Forecasted Global Shipments of Video Game Consoles

The 2013 Forecasted Global Shipments Of Video Game Consoles

 

The 2013 global shipments of video game consoles reached over 81 million units, down from over 87 million units shipped in 2012.

-Morgan Stanley, February 2011

Here is the Global Video Game Console Sales for Products Total Lifespan, as of September 2020

Here Is The Global Video Game Console Sales For Products Total Lifespan, As Of September 2020

As of September 2020, PlayStation 2 was the best games console worldwide, having sold a total of 158 million units.

-VGChartz, September 2020

The second best games console as of September 2020 was Nintendo DS, having sold a total of around 155 million units globally.

-VGChartz, September 2020

The third best games console as of September 2020 was Game Boy, with almost 119 million units sold worldwide.

-VGChartz, September 2020

PlayStation 4 was the fourth best games console as of September 2020, with almost 113 million units sold globally, followed by PlayStation, with a little over 102 million units sold.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Nintendo Wii sold a total of over 101 million units worldwide as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, PlayStation 3 sold over 87 million units worldwide while Xbox 360 sold over 85 million units worldwide.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Nintendo Switch Sold over 63 million units worldwide as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

GameCube sold the least video game console as of September 2020, with only 22 million units sold.

-VGChartz, September 2020

The April 2020 All-Time Best-Selling Console Games Based on Global Unit Sales

The April 2020 All Time Best Selling Console Games Based On Global Unit Sales

Wii Sports was the all-time best-selling video game as of April 2020, with over 82.6 million units shipped worldwide.

-VGChartz, April 2020

Super Mario Bros. was the second all-time best-selling video game as of April 2020, with over 40 million units shipped worldwide.

-VGChartz, April 2020

Mario Kart Wii was the third all-time best-selling video game as of April 2020, having shipped almost 36 million units worldwide.

-VGChartz, April 2020

Wii Sports Resort was the fourth all-time best-selling video game as of April 2020, with almost 33 million units shipped worldwide.

-VGChartz, April 2020

Grand Theft Autio V for PS4 only shipped over 19 million units worldwide as of April 2020.

-VGChartz, April 2020

Here is the September 2020 Global Unit Sales of Video Game Consoles

Here Is The September 2020 Global Unit Sales Of Video Game Consoles

As of September 2020, PlayStation 2 sold almost 158 million units across the world, making it the best selling video game console of all time.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Nintendo had sold 155 million units across the world, ranking second as the best selling video game console of all time as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Game Boy was recognized as the third best selling video game console of all time, having sold almost 119 million units across the world as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Xbox One had the lowest unit sales of video game consoles as of September 2020, with only a little over 48 million units sold across the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Here is the cumulative unit sales of handheld and home video game consoles in Japan as of August 2020

Here Is The Cumulative Unit Sales Of Handheld And Home Video Game Consoles In Japan As Of August 20

Nintendo Switch had the highest cumulative unit sales of handheld and home video game consoles in Japan as of August 2020, with over 12 million units sold.

-Famitsu, August 2020

The second-highest cumulative unit sales of handheld and home video game consoles in Japan as of August 2020 was PlayStation 4, with over 7.6 million units sold.

-Famitsu, August 2020

As of August 2020, New 3DS LL was the third-highest cumulative unit sales of handheld and home video game consoles in Japan, with a total unit sales of almost 6 million.

-Famitsu, August 2020

PlayStation 4 Pro only sold just a little over 1.5 million units in Japan as of August 2020.

-Famitsu, August 2020

Nintendo Switch Lite had only sold over 2.4 million units in Japan as of August 2020.

-Famitsu, August 2020

Xbox One S had only sold about 90 thousand units while Xbox One X only sold roughly 20 thousand units, ranking as the two least unit sales of handheld and home video game consoles in Japan as of August 2020.

-Famitsu, August 2020

What is the Software Revenue of the U.S. Video Game Industry from January 2017 to November 2019?

From January 2017 to November 2019, the U.S. video game industry generated the highest software revenue in December 2017, with total revenue of over 1.3 billion U.S. dollars.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat, December 2019

It was in December 2018 when the U.S. video game industry generated the second-highest software revenue, reaching just a little over 1.2 billion U.S. dollars of software revenue.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat, December 2019

As of November 2019, the U.S. video game industry only generated over 920 million U.S. dollars of software revenue, up from around 620 million U.S. dollars just a month prior in October 2019.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat, December 2019

From January 2019 to November 2019, the U.S. video game industry had generated a total of around 5 billion U.S. dollars in software revenue.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat, December 2019

The U.S. Video Game Industry Total and Segment Revenue from January 2017 to August 2020

The U.s. Video Game Industry Total And Segment Revenue From January 2017 To August 2020

As of August 2020, the U.S. video game industry generated a total of over 3.3 billion U.S. dollars, down from almost 3.6 billion U.S. dollars of revenue a month prior in July 2020.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat; September 2020

Out of the 3.3 billion U.S. dollars of the total revenue of the U.S. video game industry in August 2020, software sales contributed the largest revenue, representing 2.9 billion of the total revenue or 88% of the total revenue.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat; September 2020

As of August 2020, the accessories segment of the U.S. video game industry only represented about 5% or 170 million U.S. dollars of the total revenue.

-NPD Group; VentureBeat; September 2020

Here is the Genre Breakdown of Video Game Sales in the United States in 2018

Here Is The Genre Breakdown Of Video Game Sales In The United States In 2018

It was found that action games were the most popular game genre in the United States, representing 26.9% of video games sold in the United States in 2018.

-Entertainment Software Association, May 2019

The second-most-popular game genre in the United States was shooter games, representing 20.9% of the video game sales in the United States in 2018.

-Entertainment Software Association, May 2019

RPG or Role-Playing Games were the third most popular game genre in the United States, representing 11.3% of the total video game sales in the United States in 2018, followed by Sports games, representing 11.1% of the total video game sales in the United States.

-Entertainment Software Association, May 2019

Strategy games were the least-popular video game genre in the United States, which only represented 3.7% of all the video games sold in the United States in 2018.

-Entertainment Software Association, May 2019

Racing games have been very popular around the world, but in the United States, they only represented 5.8% of all the video games sold in the United States in 2018.

-Entertainment Software Association, May 2019

Fighting games such as Street Fighter is a popular game genre around the world, but they only represented 7.8% of the overall video game sales in the United States in 2018.

-Entertainment Software Association, May 2019

What is the Leading Gaming Markets Around the World in 2019?

What Is The Leading Gaming Markets Around The World In 2019

As of September 2019, it was found that the United States video game market was the largest around the world, with a recorded total revenue of 36.54 billion U.S. dollars in the measured period.

-Newzoo, September 2019

The China video game market ranks as second among the leading gaming markets worldwide in 2019, just approximately 330 million U.S. dollars shy from the United States game market, or with a total of 36.54 billion U.S. dollars of revenue as of September 2019.

-Newzoo, September 2019

Japan ranks third among the leading gaming markets around the world in 2019, with a recorded gaming revenue of about 19 billion U.S. dollars.

-Newzoo, September 2019

The Republic of Korea had generated about 6.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, ranking fourth among the leading gaming markets around the world, followed by Germany, with just a little over 6 billion U.S. dollars of revenue in the recorded period.

-Newzoo, September 2019

Italy was rank 10 among the leading gaming markets worldwide in 2019, with a recorded gaming revenue of about 2.7 billion U.S. dollars.

-Newzoo, September 2019

Spain’s Breakdown of Sales Volume of the Video Game Industry from 2010 to 2019

Spain's Breakdown Of Sales Volume Of The Video Game Industry From 2010 To 2019

The 2019 sales of software (games) in Spain was found to have sold a total of over 8.4 million units, down from 8.6 million units sold in 2018.

-GfK; AEVI, June 2019

There has been a consistent decline in software (games) sales of the video game industry in Spain over the course of the recorded period of time, from a total sales volume of around 16.5 million unit sales in 2010, down to only around 8.4 million units sold in 2019

-GfK; AEVI, June 2019

The number of hardware (console) sold in Spain in 2019 was recorded to have hit just a little over 1.1 million units sold, down from almost 1.3 million sold units in the previous year in 2018.

-GfK; AEVI, June 2019

Like the software (games) sales volume, there is also a decrease in hardware (console) sales of the video game industry in Spain over the past 9 years, from a total sales of over 2.1 million sold units in 2010, down to only just a little over 1.1 million in 2019.

-GfK; AEVI, June 2019

In 2019, the recorded number of accessories sold in Spain hit over 4.2 million units, down from over 4.3 million units sold in the previous year in 2018.

-GfK; AEVI, June 2019

The accessories sales volume of the video game industry in Spain was also observed to have decreased in the past 9 years, from almost 6.2 million units in 2010 to only a little over 4.25 million units sold in 2019.

-GfK; AEVI, June 2019

What’s the Latest Games Market Revenue Around the World in 2020?

What's The Latest Games Market Revenue Around The World In 2020

As of April 2020, it was found that the mobile games market generated the highest revenue around the world, generating over 77 billion U.S. dollars.

-Newzoo, April 2020

The console games market had generated the second-highest revenue around the world, with a total revenue of 45.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2020.

-Newzoo, April 2020

The PC games market had produced the least revenue worldwide among mobile and console games market in 2020, having generated only roughly 37 billion U.S. dollars.

-Newzoo, April 2020

What are the most popular video games among gamers in the United States in 2019?

Most Popular Video Games Among Gamers In The United States In 2019

A handful of Call of Duty game titles never fails to rank among the top 5 best selling games in different gaming platforms and different rankings. This explains why it’s the most popular video game among gamers in the United States in 2019, where 36% of gamers stated that they played the game.

-ARM, November 2019

Ranking second as the most popular video games among gamers in the United States in 2019 was Grand Theft Auto, where 34% of gamers in the United States stated that they had played the game.

-ARM, November 2019

Fortnite has hit the gaming industry by storm in September 2017, which explains why it ranks as third as the most popular video games among gamers in the United States in 2019, where 31% of the survey takers claimed they played the game.

-ARM, November 2019

Super Smash Bros and Pokemon GO was found to be the fourth and the fifth most popular video games among gamers in the United States in 2019, with 27% of gamers in the United States stated that they had played the game.

-ARM, November 2019

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has very popular around the world but only 21% of gamers in the United States in 2019 said that they played the game.

-ARM, November 2019

Global Microsoft Xbox Console Statistics and Trends

The Global Sales Volumes of Microsoft Xbox One Consoles from 2013 to 2017

The U.s. Video Game Industry Total And Segment Revenue From January 2017 To August 2020

In 2015, the global sales of Mircrosoft’s Xbox One consoles amounted to 8.6 million units, up from only a little overr 8 million units sold in 2014.

-TrendForce, October 2016

It was predicted in October 2016 that Microsoft Xbox One’s global sales in 2017 will amount to 9.1 million units sold.

-TrendForce, October 2016

The Global Sales Volumes of Microsoft Xbox 360 Consoles from 2013 to 2017

The Global Sales Volumes Of Microsoft Xbox 360 Consoles From 2013 To 2017

The global sales of Xbox 360 consoles in 2013 amounted to almost 6 million units.

-TrendForce, October 2016

In 2014, the global sales of Xbox 360 consoles amounted to only 2.7 million units.

-TrendForce, October 2016

It was predicted in October 2016 that the global sales of Xbox 360 in 2017 will only amount to 0.2 million units.

-TrendForce, October 2016

Global Lifetime Unit Sales of Xbox One Consoles as of August 2020

Microsoft’s Xbox One console reached over 48.3 million units in July 2020, the highest recorrded unit sales from December 2017 to August 2020.

-VGChartz; Microsoft, Septemberr 2020

As of August 2020, Microsoft’s Xbox One console reached over 48.2 million units sold.

-VGChartz; Microsoft, Septemberr 2020

Global Unit Sales of Xbox One Consoles as of August 2020

As of August 2020, Microsoft’s Xbox One console reached over 48.2 million units sold, 66.4% of 32 million of those were sold in North America.

-VGChartz; Microsoft, August 2020

As of August 2020, there were 12 million units of Xbox One consoles sold in Europe, and about 4.8 million units were sold to the rest of the world.

-VGChartz; Microsoft, August 2020

There were only 0.12 million units of Xbox One consoles sold in Japan as of August 2020.

-VGChartz; Microsoft, August 2020

What’s the Global Brand Value of Microsoft from 2006 to 2020?

What's The Global Brand Value Of Microsoft From 2006 To 2020

In 2020, Microsoft’s global brand value is at 327 billion U.S. dollars. That’s a 30% increase in just 1 year, up from 251 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.

-Kantar Millward Brown, June 2020

It was in 2017 when Microsoft’s global brand value started to rise, from 122 billion U.S. dollars in 2016 to 143 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, then jumped to 200 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.

-Kantar Millward Brown, June 2020

What is Microsoft’s Global Annual Revenue from Fiscal Year 2002 to Fiscal Year 2020?

What Is Microsoft's Global Annual Revenue From Fiscal Year 2002 To Fiscal Year 2020

As of July 2020, Microsoft’s annual revenue worldwide was found to be a little over 143 billion U.S. dollars, up from 125.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In 2018, Microsoft’s annual revenue was about 110 billion U.S. dollars, from 90 billion U.S. dollars in 2017.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Here is Microsoft’s Revenue from 2012 to 2020 Financial Years

Here Is Microsoft's Revenue From 2012 To 2020 Financial Years

In Microsoft’s 2020 financial year, its productivity and business process segments generated 46 billion U.S. dollars of revenue.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In Microsoft’s 2020 financial year, its intelligent cloud segment generated 48.4 billion U.S. dollars of revenue.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Microsoft’s more personal computing segment generated 48.2 billion U.S. dollars of revenue in its 2020 financial year.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Here is Microsoft Corporation’s Quarterly Revenue in 2020

Here Is Microsoft Corporation's Quarterly Revenue In 2020

Microsoft’s quarterly revenue in Q1 of 2020 was reported to be 33.06 billion U.S. dollars, then generated 36.91 billion U.S. dollars by Q2 of 2020.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In Q3 of 2020, Microsoft’s recorded quarterly revenue was reported to be a little over 35 billion U.S. dollars, then estimated to hit over 38 billion U.S. dollars by Q4 of 2020.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In 2019, Microsoft generated the most revenue during Q4, generating over 33.72 billion U.S. dollars of revenue, followed by Q2, where they generated over 32.47 billion U.S. dollars.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In Q1 of 2019, Microsoft generated 29.08 billion U.S. dollars in revenue and 30.57 billion U.S. dollars in Q3.

-Microsoft, July 2020

It was in Q1 of 2010 when Microsoft generated the least quarterly revenue from 2008 to 2020, with only 12.92 billion U.S. dollars.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Here is Microsoft’s Net Income in 2020

Here Is Microsoft's Net Income In 2020

Microsoft’s net income in 2018 was only around 16.57 billion U.S. dollars and increased by 136.8% the next year in 2019, totaling to 39.24 billion U.S. dollars.

-Microsoft; July 2020

In 2020, Microsoft’s net income rose to 44.28 billion U.S. dollars from 39.24 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.

-Microsoft; July 2020

Here is Microsoft Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2020 Quarterly Net Income

Here Is Microsoft Corporation's Fiscal Year 2020 Quarterly Net Income

In Q4 of the 2020 fiscal year, Microsoft’s net income amounted to over 11 billion U.S. dollars, up from 10.75 billion U.S. dollars in Q3 of the 2020 fiscal year.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In Q2 of 2020, Microsoft’s net income amounted to 11.6 billion U.S. dollars, the highest overall net income from Q1 to Q4 of 2020.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Microsoft’s net income in Q1 of 2020 amounted to 10.7 billion U.S dollars.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Microsoft’s 2020 Expenditure on Research and Development

Microsoft's 2020 Expenditure On Research And Development

Microsoft’s expenditure on rersearch and development in its 2020 fiscal year amounted to 19.3 billion U.S. dollars, the highest recorded since 2002.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In the 2019 fiscal year, Microsoft corporation’s research and development expenditure amounted to 17 billion U.S. dollars, up from 15 billion U.S. dollars in the previous fiscal year.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Microsoft’s Fiscal Year 2020 Expenditure on Sales and Marketing

Microsoft’s expenditure on sales and marketing in its 2020 fiscal year amounted to almost 20 billion U.S. dollars, the highest recorded since year 2000.

-Microsoft, July 2020

In the 2019 fiscal year, Microsoft corporation’s sales and marketing expenditure amounted to 18.2 billion U.S. dollars, up from 17.5 billion U.S. dollars in the 2018 fiscal year.

-Microsoft, July 2020

Global Gaming Console Unit Sales of Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Global Gaming Console Unit Sales Of Xbox One

In 2011, the unit sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console amounted to almost 14 million, the highest sold units achieved from 2005 to 2016.

-VGChartz, February 2020

Microsoft’s Xbox One console only sold over 3 million units in 2013, and increased by 157% in 2014, amounting to almost 8 million units sold worldwide.

-VGChartz, February 2020

In 2019, the unit sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console only amounted to around 5 million, down from 6.9 million units sold globally in 2018.

-VGChartz, February 2020

The 2019 Global Installed Base of Sony and Microsoft Game Consoles

The 2019 Global Installed Base Of Sony And Microsoft Game Consoles

In 2019, Sony PlayStation 4’s installed base was estimated to be almost 113 million units, up from only 95 million units in 2018.

-Jon Peddie Research, 2019

In 2019, Microsoft Xbox 360’s installed base was estimated to be the same as its confirmed installed base in 2018, with only a little over 100 million units.

-Jon Peddie Research, 2019

In 2019, Microsoft Xbox One’s installed base was estimated to be around 47 million units, up from 40 million units in the preceding year.

-Jon Peddie Research, 2019

What is the Unit Sales of Xbox One in Europe from 2013 to 2018?

What Is The Unit Sales Of Xbox One In Europe From 2013 To 2018

In 2018, there werer over 1.5 million units of Xbox One sold in Europe, down from over 2.1 million sold units in the previous year.

-VGChartz, 2019

In 2016, Xbox One sold the highest unit sales in Europe, amounting to a total of over 2.3 million units sold.

-VGChartz, 2019

What is the Unit Sales of Xbox 360 in Europe from 2009 to 2017?

What Is The Unit Sales Of Xbox 360 In Europe From 2009 To 2017

The highest unit sales of the Xbox 360 in Europe peaked in 2011, which exceeded 4.1 million units.

-VGChartz, 2019

In 2016, the unit sales of Xbox 360 in Europe dropped by only 82 thousand units sold.

-VGChartz, 2019

There were only a little over 21 thousand Xbox 360 units sold in Europe in 2017.

-VGChartz, 2019

Global Sony PlayStation Console Statistics and Trends

Here are the Forecasted Global Unit Sales of the PS5 from 2020 to 2024

Here Is The Forecasted Global Unit Sales Of The Ps5 From 2020 To 2024

Sony’s next-generation console is due to be released for the holiday season in 2020. In the same year, the global unit sales of the PlayStation 5 are forecasted to reach 4.6 million by end of the year.

-gamesindustry.biz; Ampere Analysis, June 2020

The global unit sales of Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 5 is forecasted to reach 17 million by 2021.

-gamesindustry.biz; Ampere Analysis, June 2020

In June 2020, Sony’s PlayStation 5 was estimated to reach a total of 66 million units sold in 2024, up from its forecasted unit sales of 50 million in 2023.

-gamesindustry.biz; Ampere Analysis, June 2020

Here is the Global Unit Sale of Sony’s PlayStation Consoles from 2011 to 2019

Here Is The Global Unit Sale Of Sony's Platstation Consoles From 2011 To 2019

Sony’s PlayStation only sold a total of 6.1 million PlayStation 4 gaming consoles in Q3 of the fiscal year of 2019, compared to 8.1 million PS4 gaming consoles sold in Q3 of the fiscal year of 2018.

-Sony, February 2020

In the fiscal year of 2018, there were around 17.8 million PS4 units sold compared to the fiscal year of 2017, where there were 19 million units sold.

-Sony, February 2020

As of Q3 of 2019, there were 12.1 million PS4 units sold.

-Sony, February 2020

Sony PlayStation 4 Console’s Cumulative Unit Sales Worldwide as of June 2020

Sony Playstation 4 Console's Cumulative Unit Sales Worldwide As Of June 2020

In June 2020, the cumulative sales of Sony’s PlayStation 4 gaming console reached almost 34 million units, down from 108 million units in March 2020.

-Sony; VGChartz, July 2020

Since August of 2014, Sony’s PlayStation 4 console peaked its unit sales on March 2020, with over 108 million units sold, up from over 100 million units sold in September 2019.

-Sony; VGChartz, July 2020

Sony PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 Sales in the United States, as of 2018

Sony Playstation 3 And Playstation 4 Sales In The United States, As Of 2018

It was in 2015 when PlayStation 4 made the highest sales in the U.S., totaling 5.8 million units sold.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2019, Sony’s PlayStation 4 sold almost 4 million units in the U.S., down from over 5 million units sold in the previous year.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Sony sold the most unit of PlayStation 3 video gaming consoles in 2010, amounting to over 4.7 million, up from 4.3 million units sold in the previous year.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2017, Sony’s PlayStation 3 still sold over 100 thousand units in the U.S., while PlayStation 4 sold a total of 5.3 million units in the same year.

-VGChartz, January 2020

What is PlayStation 4’s Unit Sales in Europe as of 2018?

What Is Playstation 4's Unit Sales In Europe As Of 2018

In Europe, Sony sold the most unit of PlayStation 4 video gaming consoles in 2017, with over 8 million units sold in total, up from almost 6.8 million units sold in the previous year.

-VGChartz, 2019

In 2018, Sony’s PlayStation 4 sold a total of over 7.6 million units in Europe, down from over 8 million units sold in 2017.

-VGChartz, 2019

Here is the 2019 Sales of PS3 and PS4 in the UK

Here Is The 2019 Sales Of Ps3 And Ps4 In The Uk

In 2019, Sony’s PlayStation 4 sold almost 1.3 million units in the United Kingdom, up from only over 627 thousand units sold in 2018.

-VGChartz, November 2019

Sony’s PlayStation 4 sold over 1.2 million units in the United Kingdom in 2014, up from only over 565 thousand units sold in 2013.

-VGChartz, November 2019

How Many Game Consoles (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U) are Sold in Germany from 2013 to 2018?

How Many Game Consoles (xbox One, Playstation 4, Wii U) Are Sold In Germany From 2013 To 2018

In 2018, Sony’s PlayStation 4 sold over 1.63 million units in Germany, up from over 1.4 million units sold in the previous year.

-VGChartz, November 2019

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold only over 250 thousand units in Germany in 2018, down from over 334 thousand units sold in 2017.

-VGChartz, November 2019

Nintendo’s Wii U sold over 243 thousand units in Germany in 2014, but only sold over 98 thousand units by 2016.

-VGChartz, November 2019

What are the Top-Selling Console Games in the World in 2018?

What Are The Top Selling Console Games In The World In 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 console is the top-selling console game worldwide in 2018, having sold almost 14 million units, followed by Call of Duty: Black Ops III, with over 9.3 million units sold.

-VGChartz, February 2019

The third top-selling console game worldwide in 2018 was FIFA 19 on PS4 console, with just a little over 9.1 million units sold, followed by Super Smash Bros 2018 for NS console, with 8.9 million units sold.

-VGChartz, February 2019

Spider-Man for PS4 had sold 8.8 million units worldwide while God of War for PS4 had only sold over 6 million units in 2018.

-VGChartz, February 2019

In the same year, Red Dead Redemption 2 for Xbox One only sold 5.8 million units, while Call of Duty: Black Ops III for Xbox One had only sold 4.8 million units, significantly lower than how much PS4 had sold for both games.

-VGChartz, February 2019

Here are the All-Time Best-Selling PlayStation 4 Video Game Titles in the World as of January 2020

Here Are The All Time Best Selling Playstation 4 Video Game Titles In The World As Of January 2020

As of January 2020, Grand Theft Auto V was the best-selling PlayStation 4 video game title worldwide, with over 19.4 million units sold globally.

-VGChartz, January 2020

The second best-selling PlayStation 4 video game title worldwide is Call of Duty: Black Ops III, which just a little over 15 million units sold around the world, as of January 2020.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Red Dead Redemption 2 was the third best-selling PlayStation 4 video game title around the world, with almost 14 million units sold globally as of January 2020.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Call of Duty: WWII was the fourth best-selling PlayStation 4 video game title worldwide as of January 2020, followed by FIFA 18, with just a little over 11 million units.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Uncharted was among the most popular PlayStation video game title in the past years but they had only sold a little over 10 million units, as of January 2020.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Spider-Man for PlayStation 4, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and Fallout 4 had sold less than 10 million units each, as of January 2020, with only 8.8 million, 8.5 million, and 8.5 million units sold worldwide, respectively.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Here are the All-Time Best-Selling PlayStation 3 Video Game Titles in the World as of January 2020

As of January 2020, Grand Theft Auto V was the best-selling PlayStation 3 video game title worldwide, having sold over 20 million units around the world.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Call of Duty: Black Ops II was the second best-selling PlayStation 3 video game title worldwide as of January 2020, almost hitting 14 million units sold globally.

-VGChartz, January 2020

The third best-selling PlayStation 3 video game title worldwide as of January 2020 is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, with a little over 13.3 million units sold worldwide.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Ranking fourth as the best-selling PlayStation 3 video game title worldwide as of January 2020 is Call of Duty: Black Ops, with over 12.6 million units sold globally.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Grand Theft Auto IV had sold over 10.5 million units globally as of January 2020, and ranked as one of the top-ten best-selling PlayStation 3 video game titles around the world.

-VGChartz, January 2020

What are the Leading PlayStation VR (PSVR) Game Titles in the World in 2017

What Are The Leading Playstation Vr (psvr) Game Titles In The World In 2017

The leading PlayStation VR (PSVR) game title around the world with the highest revenue in 2017 was The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR, which generated over 2.2 million dollars of revenue as of November 2017.

-SuperData Research, February 2018

Ranking second among the list of the leading PlayStation VR (PSVR) game titles with the highest revenue worldwide in 2017 was Job Simulator, which generated 1.6 million U.S. dollars in revenue as of October 2016.

-SuperData Research, February 2018

SUPERHOT VR ranked third among the list of the leading PlayStation VR (PSVR) game titles with the highest revenue worldwide in 2017, having generated 1.1 million U.S. dollars of revenue as of July 2017.

-SuperData Research, February 2018

Batman: Arkham VR ranked as fourth among the leading PlayStation VR (PSVR) game titles worldwide with the highest revenue in 2017, having generated over 1 million U.S. dollars as of September 2017.

-SuperData Research, February 2018

What are the Top-Selling Console Games in Europe in 2018?

What Are The Top Selling Console Games In Europe In 2018

The game with the highest unit sales in Europe in 2018 was FIFA for PS4, with a total unit sales of over 6.9 million units sold in the whole world.

-VGChartz, 2019

The game with the second-highest unit sales in Europe in 2018 was Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4, with a total unit sales of over 6.2 million units sold around the world while RDR2 for Xbox One had only sold 1.5 million units in the same year and country.

-VGChartz, 2019

Spider-Man for PS4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops IV for PS4 was ranked third and fourth, respectively, as the top console games with the highest unit sales in Europe in 2018, with 3.3 and 3.2 million units sold around the world.

-VGChartz, 2019

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for NS had sold a total of over 2.8 million units sold around the world while Super Mario Party for NS had sold 1.6 million units in Europe in 2018.

-VGChartz, 2019

God of War for PS4 had sold over 2.1 million units in Europe in 2018 while Far Cry 5 had sold over 1.7 million units in the same country and year.

-VGChartz, 2019

The Assassin’s Creed gaming franchise has been around for over 10 years, with the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey being the latest release. The AC Odyssey for PS4 has sold over 1.4 million units in Europe in 2018.

-VGChartz, 2019

The GTA franchise was a successful hit, with the Grand Theft Auto V being the latest release, garnering a huge player base now in 2020. In 2018, it only sold almost 1.2 million units in Europe.

-VGChartz, 2019

Here are the Total Number of PlayStation Plus Subscribers Worldwide in 2020

Here Are The Total Number Of Playstation Plus Subscribers Worldwide In 2020

Sony conducted a survey and found that there were over 41 million subscribers of PlayStation Plus around the world in May 2020, up from over 36 million PlayStation Plus subscribers in December 2018 worldwide.

-Sony; gamesindustry.biz, May 2020

In March 2018, it was found by a survey conducted by Sony that there were over 34 million subscribers of PlayStation Plus, up from one year ago in March 2017, where there were only over 26 million PlayStation Plus subscribers.

-Sony; gamesindustry.biz, May 2020

How Many Active PlayStation Network Users are there in the World as of 2020?

How Many Active Playstation Network Users Are There In The World As Of 2020

There were 94 million active users on PlayStation Network around the world in March 2019, a little more than double than the number of active users were there 5 years ago, where there were only 50 million active users recorded in March 2014.

-Sony; Wccftech, August 2020

As of August 2020, it was found that there were 113 million active users on PlayStation Network around the world.

-Sony; Wccftech, August 2020

In March 2019, there were 94 million active users on PlayStation Network, up from 80 million one year prior in March 2018.

-Sony; Wccftech, August 2020

Here is Sony’s PlayStation Vita (PSV) and PlayStation Portable (PSP)’s Global Unit Sales in 2019

Sony PlayStation’s PSV (PlayStation Vita) had sold the most number of units in 2012, where it almost hit 3.7 million sold units around the world, from only 480 thousand units sold in the previous year.

-VGChartz, March 2020

In 2013, Sony PlayStation’s PSV (PlayStation Vita) had only sold over 3 million units around the world, down from almost 3.7 million in the preceding year in 2012.

-VGChartz, March 2020

In 2015, Sony PlayStation’s PSV (PlayStation Vita) had sold over 2.8 million units in the world, up from 2.7 in the previous year in 2014.

-VGChartz, March 2020

The rate of PlayStation Vita (PSV) sold in the world had since decreased since 2015, with only 350 thousand units sold in 2019.

-VGChartz, March 2020

Sony PlayStation’s PSP (PlayStation Portable) had sold the most number in 2008, with over 14 million total sold units in the world, up from over 12.8 million sold units in the previous year in 2007.

-VGChartz, March 2020

Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) was released in March 2005, and in that year, Sony sold a total of over 9.6 million units, which then went down to almost 9.5 million in the following year in 2006.

-VGChartz, March 2020

In 2014, Sony officially discontinued the production of PlayStation Portable (PSP) devices, and only sold over 500 thousand units in the world in that year.

-VGChartz, March 2020

The 2019 Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) and PlayStation Vita (PSV) Sales in the United States

In 2012, it was found that Sony had sold 3.7 million PSV (PlayStation Vita) worldwide, 32% of those units or almost 1.2 million were sold in the U.S.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2008, Sony had sold over 14 million units of PlayStation Portable (PSP) worldwide, 27% of those or 3.8 million were sold in the United States.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) was discontinued in 2014, but there were still over 200 thousand units of PSP sold in the United States in the said year of discontinuation.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2018, PSV (PlayStation Vita) was discontinued but there were still over 10 thousand units sold in the United States in the said year.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) was released in March 2005, and sold over 9.6 million units around the world, where 36% of those were sold in the United States alone.

-VGChartz, January 2020

Finally, in January 2020, there were no units of either PlayStation Portable or PlayStation Vita sold anywhere.

-VGChartz, January 2020

How Many Sony PlayStation Vita Game Consoles were Sold in Germany in 2018?

How Many Sony Playstation Vita Game Consoles Were Sold In Germany In 2018

In 2018, there were roughly 2,000 PS Vita consoles sold in the German market, a significant 77% decrease or over 8.8 thousand sold console units in 2017.

-VGChartz, November 2019

Sony PlayStation Vita game consoles had sold the most number of units in the German market in 2012, hitting over 152 thousand units sold.

-VGChartz, November 2019

From 2014 to 2016, Sony had sold a consistent number of PlayStation Vita game consoles in Germany, averaging 56.34 thousand units sold annually for 3 consecutive years.

-VGChartz, November 2019

What was the Forecasted Unit Shipments of Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets in 2019?

What Was The Forecasted Unit Shipments Of Virtual Reality (vr) Headsets In 2019

It was expected that there will be 1.1 million units of Oculus Quest and just a little over 1 million units of Oculus Go devices shipped worldwide in 2019.

-SuperData Research, April 2019

It was also forecasted that there will be 833,000 units of PlayStation VR and 288,000 of HTC Vive Focus devices shipped worldwide in 2019.

-SuperData Research, April 2019

Oculus Rift was forecasted to only ship 192,000 units worldwide in 2019.

-SuperData Research, April 2019

HTC Vive was forecasted to ship the least number of units among all virtual reality headsets in 2019, with an estimated unit sold of only 152,000.

-SuperData Research, April 2019

Here is the Q4 2019 Unit Sales of Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets Around the World

Here Is The Q4 2019 Unit Sales Of Virtual Reality (vr) Headsets Around The World

Sony’s PSVR (PlayStation VR) headsets were released in October 2016 and were found to have sold the most number of VR (virtual reality) headsets worldwide in Q4 of 2019. 338 thousand units.

-SuperData Research, January 2020

It was found in January 2020, that the VR (virtual reality) headset with the second-most number of unit sales sold in Q4 of 2019 was Oculus Quest, with over 317 thousand units of VR headset sold around the world.

-SuperData Research, January 2020

Oculus Rift was forecasted to only ship 192,000 units worldwide in 2019. In Q4 of 2019, they had only sold 71 thousand VR headsets around the world, the least-selling VR headset among the rest of the VR headsets on that survey.

-SuperData Research, January 2020

Valve Index was the third VR (virtual reality) headset with the highest units sold worldwide in Q4 of 2019, with over 100 thousand units of virtual reality headsets sold, followed by Oculus Go, with only a little over 84 thousand sold units on the same survey duration.

-SuperData Research, January 2020

What was the Global Estimated Installed Base of Sony Game Consoles in 2018?

What Was The Global Estimated Installed Base Of Sony Game Consoles In 2018

In 2018, there were 56 million units of Sony PlayStation 4 game consoles worldwide, up from 52 million units sold in the previous year in 2017.

-Bank of America; Merrill Lynch, September 2016

There were only 1 million Sony PlayStation 3 units sold in 2018, down from 5 million in the previous year in 2017.

-Bank of America; Merrill Lynch, September 2016

In 2014, there were 41 million Sony PlayStation 3 units sold while there were only 13 million Sony PlayStation 4 units sold in the same year.

-Bank of America; Merrill Lynch, September 2016

Here is the September 2020 Global Unit Sales of PlayStation

Here Is The September 2020 Global Unit Sales Of Playstation

As of September 2020, PlayStation had sold 102.5 million units globally, where 39% of the sales or a little over 40 million units were sold in North America.

-VGChartz, September 2020

It was found as of September 2020 that 30% of the 102.5 million sold PlayStation units globally or a little over 31 million units of it were sold in Europe.

-VGChartz, September 2020

There are about 21.6 million units of PlayStation consoles sold in Japan. That’s about 21% of the global 102.5 million PlayStation sold units as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

A little over 9 million units of PlayStation console by Sony were sold to the rest of the world as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

The Retail Value of Free Video Games Offered to PlayStation Plus Subscribers

The Retail Value Of Free Video Games Offered To Playstation Plus Subscribers

The retail value of free games offered to PS Plus subscribers in 2018 has a cumulative total of 1,508.7 U.S. dollars’ worth.

-PlayStation LifeStyle, December 2018

In 2017, the accumulated retail value of video games offered for free to PlayStation Plus subscribers amounted to a total of 1,287.3 U.S. dollars’ worth.

-PlayStation LifeStyle, December 2018

It was found that in 2016, the accumulated retail value of video games offered for free to PlayStation Plus subscribers amounted to a total of 1,150.8 U.S. dollars’ worth.

-PlayStation LifeStyle, December 2018

What’s the Most Popular Sony PlayStation 4 User Activities in the United States in 2014?

What's The Most Popular Sony Playstation 4 User Activities In The United States In 2014

According to Nielsen, the most popular Sony PlayStation 4 user activity in the United States in 2014 was to play games offline, and this is after it was found that 73% of survey takers said so.

-Nielsen, April 2015

The second most popular Sony PlayStation 4 user activity in the United States in 2014 was to watch DVD/Blu-rays, after it was found on a survey that 62% of users do this on their PS4 consoles.

-Nielsen, April 2015

Playing games online was the third most popular Sony PlayStation 4 user activity in the United States, according to 54% of survey takers.

-Nielsen, April 2015

It was found that 42% of survey takers would use their Sony PlayStation 4 consoles to watch video-on-demand or streaming subscription services.

-Nielsen, April 2015

Only 29% of survey takers said that they would use their Sony PlayStation 4 to listen to online or streaming music.

-Nielsen, April 2015

Here is the Sales History of Sony PlayStation 3 and Sony PlayStation 4 in the United States from 2006 to 2019

The sales of Sony PlayStation 3 had peaked in 2010, where they sold over 4.7 million units globally.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2017, Sony officially discontinued PlayStation 3 and only sold 0.12 million units of PlayStation 3, down from only 0.13 million units sold in the previous year in 2016.

-VGChartz, January 2020

PlayStation 4 was officially released in November 2013. In 2014, there were over 4.6 million units of Sony PlayStation 4 sold globally.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2015, Sony PlayStation 4 had sold the most number of units globally since release, hitting over 5.8 million units sold in that year alone.

-VGChartz, January 2020

In 2019, Sony PlayStation 4 is still being sold globally and hit almost 4 million units sold in that year alone, down from over 5.2 million sold in the previous year in 2018.

-VGChartz, January 2020

How is the Global Unit Sales of Sony PlayStation 2 Doing as of September 2020?

How Is The Global Unit Sales Of Sony Playstation 2 Doing As Of September 2020

Sony PlayStation 2 has become the best selling video game console of all time and sold almost 158 million units around the world. It was also found that 55.3 million units of PS2 consoles or roughly about 35% of the total global sales were sold to Europe.

-VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, Sony PlayStation 2 had sold roughly 54 million units or 34% of the total global unit sales in North America.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Out of the 158 million total global unit sales of the PlayStation 2 console, 23 million was sold in Japan, that’s about 15% of the total global unit sales.

-VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, it was found that 23 million of the 158 million global unit sales of PlayStation 2 was sold to the rest of the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Here’s Where the Global Unit Sales of PlayStation were Sold

Here's Where The Global Unit Sales Of Playstation Were Sold

As of September 2020, Sony’s 3rd generation PlayStation console had sold a total of 87.4 million units around the world. It was found that 35 million of these units or 40% were sold in Europe.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Since Sony PlayStation 3 hit the markets in November 2006, it was found that there were over 87 million unit sales of the console shipped around the world. Roughly 34% of it were sold in North America alone.

-VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, there were 12.5 million units of Sony PlayStation 3 units sold around the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

There were only around 10 million units of Sony PlayStation 3 sold in Japan. That’s about 12% of the overall 87.4 million uints sold around the world as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

How Many Adults in the United States with PlayStation Have Vue Subscription?

As of March 2020, 54% of adults in the United States with PlayStation said they have heard of Vue subscription but have never subscribed.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, March 2020

It was also found as of March 2020 that only 2% of adults in the United States with a PlayStation are subscribed to Vue.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, March 2020

As of March 2020, 38% of adults in the United States with PlayStation said they have never heard of the Vue subscription.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, March 2020

There is only 1% of adults in the United States with a PlayStation who currently shares a password on an account with Vue subscription.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, March 2020

It was also found as of March 2020 that only 5% have subscribed to Vue in the past but stopped the subscription now.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, March 2020

How Many Adults in the United States Are Subscribed to PlayStation Vue, as of January 2019?

As of January 2019, 15% of adults in the United States with PlayStation ages 55 to 64 years old said they are currently subscribed to PlayStation Vue, compared to only 6% of adults aged 30 to 44 years old who said the same.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, January 2019

As of January 2019, it was found on a survey that 3% of adults ages 18 to 29 years old with PlayStation in the United States currently share a password on PlayStation Vue subscription, compared to only 1% of adults ages 55 to 64 years old who said the same thing.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, January 2019

As of January 2019, 5% of adults ages 30 to 44 years old in the United States with PlayStation, they have subscribed to PlayStation Vue in the past but stopped their subscription now.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, January 2019

As of January 2019, 53% of adults in the United States aged 30 to 44 years old were found to have heard about PlayStation Vue subscription but have never subscribed to it.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, January 2019

As of January 2019,36% of adults ages 18 to 29 years old in the United States with a PlayStation stated that they have never heard of PlayStation Vue in their lives.

-Morning Consult; The Hollywood Reporter, January 2019

How Many Consumers in the United States Are Subscribed to PlayStation Vue, as of February 2017?

As of February 2017, it was found that 14% of Millennials in the United States have an active PlayStation Vue subscription.

-Worldpay; Socratic Technologies, March 2017

There were a total of 7% of PlayStation consumers who have an active PlayStation Vue subscription in the United States as of February 2017.

-Worldpay; Socratic Technologies, March 2017

There were only 4% of Gen X in the United States who have an active PlayStation Vue subscription as of February 2017.

-Worldpay; Socratic Technologies, March 2017

It was found that only 2% of Boomers who own PlayStation in the United States have an active PlayStation Vue subscription as of February 2017.

-Worldpay; Socratic Technologies, March 2017

How much are you willing to pay for a Vue Subscription?

A survey was conducted to ask PlayStation Vue subscribers on how much would they be willing to pay for the PlayStation Vue, and according to 72% of the survey takers, they would pay for at most $5 per month.

-Morning Consult, October 2017

Only 12% would pay for $5 per month for PlayStation Vue and only 10% are willing to pay for the subscription for $10 per month.

-Morning Consult, October 2017

It was found that only 3% of the survey takers are willing to pay for the subscription for $15 a month while another 3% of them are also willing to pay for $20 a month.

-Morning Consult, October 2017

Global Nintendo Switch Console Statistics and Trends

Here is Nintendo’s Revenue from the Fiscal Year 2020 (by product)

In 2020, Nintendo’s Switch platform had generated a sales revenue of over 1.2 billion Japanese yen, up from a total of over 1 billion Japanese yen in the previous year in 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In 2017, Nintendo’s Switch was released and generated over 110 million Japanese yen of revenue, which rose to over 753 million Japanese yen in the following year, in 2018.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Nintendo’s 3DS had only generated a revenue of over 18 million Japanese yen in 2020, down from over 63 million Japanese yen of revenue in 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2020

It was in 2017 when Nintendo 3DS generated the highest revenue, almost hitting 248 million Japanese yen of revenue, up from 235 million Japanese yen in 2016.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In 2018, Nintendo’s 3DS platform only generated over 188 million Japanese yen of revenue.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Here is Nintendo’s Revenue from the Fiscal Year 2020 (by region)

In 2020, Nintendo generated the highest revenue in the Americas, generating over 565 billion Japanese yen or approximately $5.23 billion U.S. dollars, up from 529 billion Japanese yen in the preceding year.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Nintendo generated the second-highest revenue in Europe in 2020, hitting over 326 billion Japanese yen or $3 billion U.S. dollars, from 304 billion Japanese yen in 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Nintendo generated over 301 billion Japanese yen or $2.8 billion U.S. dollars in Japan in 2020, up from 266 billion Japanese yen in the previous year.

-Nintendo, July 2020

What is Nintendo’s Net Income from Fiscal Year 2018 to the Fiscal Year 2020?

Nintendo had reported an income of 2.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2020, up from the previous year’s reported income of over 1.7 billion U.S. dollars.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In 2012, Nintendo reported having lost over 526 million dollars of income from over 935 million U.S. dollars of income in the previous year in 2011.

-Nintendo, July 2020

It was in the fiscal year of 2009 when Nintendo generated the highest income between the fiscal year of 2008 and the fiscal year of 2020, with a reported income of over 2.8 billion U.S. dollars.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Nintendo’s Home Console Unit Sales as of 2020

It was in the fiscal year of 2019 when Nintendo sold the most number of Nintendo Wii units, hitting almost 26 million units sold globally.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2013, Nintendo sold the most number of Nintendo 3DS units, hitting almost 14 million units sold worldwide.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2020, Nintendo sold the most number of Nintendo Switch units, with over 21 million units sold worldwide, up from almost 17 million units sold in the preceding fiscal year.

-Nintendo, July 2020

How Much Did Nintendo Spend for Global Advertising, as of Fiscal Year 2019?

In the fiscal year of 2020 (spanning from April 2019 to March 2020), Nintendo Company from Japan had reported an advertising expense of 76 billion yen (approximately 726 million U.S. dollars), from just a little over 75 billion yen (approximately 719 million U.S. dollars) in the previous fiscal year in 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2018, Nintendo company from Japan reported having spent over 72 billion yen (approximately 681 million U.S. dollars) for advertising expenses.

-Nintendo, July 2020

As of Fiscal Year 2019, How Many Employees did Nintendo Have?

Nintendo has grown significantly in the past decade, from only having a total of 4,425 employees in the fiscal year of 2010 to 5,944 in the fiscal year of 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2019

In the fiscal year of 2018, Nintendo employed 5,501 employees, up from 5,166 in the preceding year.

-Nintendo, July 2019

Here is Nintendo’s Net Sales as of Fiscal Year 2020

It was in the fiscal year of 2009 when Nintendo’s net sales peaked, with a recorded net sales of over 18.5 billion U.S. dollars.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2020, Nintendo’s net sales were only a little over 12 billion U.S. dollars, up from the preceding year’s 11 billion U.S. dollars.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2017, Nintendo hit the lowest net sales, with only a little over 4.3 billion U.S. dollars.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Here is Nintendo’s Lifetime Unit Sales of Switch Console Worldwide from March 2017 to July 2020

Nintendo Switch was launched on March 3, 2017, and had sold over 10 million units around the world in the world by December 2019.

-Nintendo; VGChartz, September 2020

Since it’s launch date on March 3, 2017, Nintendo Switch had sold over 15 million units worldwide.

-Nintendo; VGChartz, September 2020

As of January 2020, Nintendo’s Switch console had sold over 50.5 million units worldwide since it was initially released in March 2017.

-Nintendo; VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, it was found that Nintendo’s Switch had already sold over 63 million units around the world since it was first launched in March 2017.

-Nintendo; VGChartz, September 2020

The Global Software Sales for Nintendo Switch from 2017 to 2020

In the fiscal year of 2020, there were almost 17 million units of software for the Nintendo Switch were sold, up from almost 12 million units of software for the Nintendo Switch that was sold in the preceding fiscal year of 2019.

-Nintendo, May 2020

Nintendo Switch was launched on March 3, 2017, and sold 550 thousand units of software in the fiscal year of 2017.

-Nintendo, May 2020

One year later since Nintendo Switch was first launched in March 2017, Nintendo Switch had already sold over 6 million units of software for the console in the fiscal year of 2018.

-Nintendo, May 2020

The Global Annual Unit Sales of Nintendo Switch from 2017 to 2019

The Nintendo Switch console first launched in March 2017, designed to be played both on-the-go and stationary. During its first year, the hybrid console had already sold over 13 million units around the world.

-VGChartz, December 2019

In 2019, it was found that the hybrid console had sold over 19 million units worldwide, up from almost 16.5 million units sold in the previous year in 2018.

-VGChartz, December 2019

Since its initial release in March 2017, Nintendo Switch had already sold almost 49 million units across its lifetime.

-VGChartz, December 2019

What is Nintendo Switch’s Global Unit Sales as of September 2020?

As of September 2020, it was found that Nintendo’s Switch had already sold almost 64 million units around the world since it was first launched in March 2017, where 36% of the total units sold or 23.5 million units were sold in North America alone.

-VGChartz, September 2020

It was found as of September 2020 that 26.25% or about 16.8 million units of Nintendo Switch were sold in Europe.

-VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, 23.5% of the total global unit sales or over 15 million units of Nintendo Switch were sold to Japan.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Out of the 64 million units of Nintendo Switch console that was sold worldwide, 13.3% or almost 8.5 million units of Nintendo Switch console was sold to the rest of the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

What is Nintendo Switch’s Top-Selling Game Titles Worldwide, as of June 2020?

As of June 2020, Nintendo’s top-selling Nintendo Switch game is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, with over 26.7 million units sold worldwide, followed by Animal Crossing: New Horizons, with over 22 million units sold worldwide.

-Nintendo, August 2020

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate almost hit 20 million sold units worldwide as of June 2020.

-Nintendo, August 2020

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hit over 18.6 million units sold worldwide, followed by Pokémon Sword/Pokémon Shield, with over 18.2 million units sold worldwide as of June 2020.

-Nintendo, August 2020

Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey on Switch sold just a little over 18 million units as of June 2020.

-Nintendo, August 2020

Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe on Switch sold the least number of units as of June 2020, with only 7.4 million units sold.

-Nintendo, August 2020

Here is the Global Unit Sales of Nintendo DS as of September 2020

Nintendo DS is a dual-screen handheld console first released in 2004 and 2005. As of September 2020, it was found that it had sold almost 155 million units around the world, where 36.7% of the 155 million units sold or over 57.4 million units were sold in North America alone.

-VGChartz, September 2020

As of September 2020, it was found that 33% of the 155 million global units sold of Nintendo DS console or a little over 52 million units were sold to Europe.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Out of the 155 million units sold of Nintendo DS console, 21% of those or over 33 million units were sold in Japan.

-VGChartz, September 2020

It was found as of September 2020 that 8% or over 12 million units of Nintendo DS were sold to the rest of the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Here is the Global Unit Sales of Nintendo DS Software as of 2020

It was During the fiscal year of 2009 when Nintendo DS had sold the most number of software units since it was released in 2004 and 2005, almost hitting 200 million software units, up from the previous fiscal year of 2008, where they hit over 185 million software units sold.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2011, almost 121 million software units for the Nintendo DS console were sold, down from almost 152 million software units sold in the preceding fiscal year of 2010.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2020, there were only around 50 thousand software units for the Nintendo DS sold, a surprising increase from only 30 thousand software units sold in the preceding fiscal year of 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2020

The March 2020 Top-Selling Nintendo DS Game Titles Worldwide

Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS sold the most number of unit sales as of March 2020, with over 30 million units sold, followed by Nintendogs for DS, almost hitting 24 million units sold.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Nintendo’s Mario Kart DS sold 23.6 million units, ranking as the third top-selling Nintendo DS game title as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day sold over 19 million units, ranking as the fourth top-selling Nintendo DS game title as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Pokémon Black Version / White Version sold 15.6 million units while the Pokémon HeartGold Version / SoulSilver Version only sold 12.7 million units as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Nintendo’s Super Mario 64 DS is the least sold DS game title as of March 2020, with only a little over 11 million units sold worldwide.

-Nintendo, March 2020

The Global Nintendo 3DS Hardware Sales as of Fiscal Year 2020

Nintendo sold the most Nintendo 3DS hardware units in the fiscal year of 2013, almost hitting 14 million units sold worldwide, up from 13.5 million Nintendo 3DS units sold in the preceding fiscal year.

-Nintendo, May 2020

In the fiscal year of 2020, there were only less than 700,000 Nintendo 3DS units sold worldwide.

-Nintendo, May 2020

What is the Unit Sales of Nintendo 3DS Software as of 2020?

The Nintendo 3DS launched back in February 2011, and had sold about 9 million software units for the Nintendo 3DS were sold in the fiscal year of 2011.

-Nintendo, July 2020

It was in the fiscal year of 2014 when the unit sales of software for the Nintendo 3DS hit the highest between the fiscal year of 2011 and the fiscal year of 2020, almost hitting 68 million software units sold.

-Nintendo, July 2020

In the fiscal year of 2020, there were still about 5 million software units for the Nintendo 3DS that were sold, a significant decrease from the preceding fiscal year’s 13 million software units sold in 2019.

-Nintendo, July 2020

Here is the May 2020 Global Unit Sales of Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS was first released in 2011. Developed by the Japanese video game company, Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS had sold almost 75.8 million units around the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Out of the 75.8 million units of Nintendo 3DS sold across the world, about 34% or over 25 million units were sold in North America.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Nintendo 3DS had sold almost 75.8 million units across the world, and 32% of those or 24.6 million were sold in Japan, as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

There were only over 21 million units of Nintendo 3DS handheld game consoles sold in Europe as of September 2020, while only a little over 4.4 million were sold to the rest of the world.

-VGChartz, September 2020

The March 2020 Top-Selling Nintendo 3DS Game Titles in the World

As of March 2020, Nintendo’s Mario Kart 7 for 3DS is the top-selling 3DS game title worldwide, with over 18.7 million units sold.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Pokémon X / Pokemon Y was Nintendo’s second top-selling Nintendo 3DS game title worldwide, with over 16.4 million units sold worldwide as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Pokémon Sun / Pokémon Moon was found to be Nintendo’s third top-selling Nintendo 3DS game title worldwide, with over 16.1 million units sold as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Pokémon Omega Ruby / Pokémon Alpha Sapphire was ranked as the fourth top-selling Nintendo 3DS game title worldwide, with a little over 14.2 million units sold worldwide as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

The New Super Mario Bros. 2 for 3DS only sold 13.3 million units worldwide as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Nintendo’s Tomodachi Life for 3DS is the least sold 3DS game title worldwide as of March 2020, with only a shy of 6.6 million units sold.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Here is the Sales of the Nintendo 3DS and DS in the United Kingdom as of 2019

As of November 2019, it was found that approximately 191.6 thousand units of Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming devices were sold in the United Kingdom (UK), up from about 122 thousand units of Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming devices sold in the previous year.

-VGChartz, November 2019

In 2018, there were roughly 122 thousand units of Nintendo’s 3DS handheld gaming devices sold in the United Kingdom (UK), down from over 250 thousand units of the same console sold in the previous year in 2017.

-VGChartz, November 2019

In 2011, Nintendo had sold 657 thousand units of Nintendo DS units in the United Kingdom (UK).

-VGChartz, November 2019

In 2013, Nintendo’s DS had sold roughly 14 thousand units in the United Kingdom (UK), down from roughly 103 thousand units of Nintendo DS units in the United Kingdom (UK) in the previous year.

-VGChartz, November 2019

It was in 2013 when Nintendo officially discontinued their Nintendo DS handheld gaming console device.

-VGChartz, November 2019

What is the Software Unit Sales of the Nintendo Wii and Wii U in 2020?

It was in the fiscal year of 2009 when Nintendo’s Wii had sold the most number of units from 2007 to 2020, hitting over 204.5 million units sold globally.

-Nintendo, May 2020

In the fiscal year of 2010, the total unit sales of the Nintendo Wii had dropped from 204.5 million unit sales in the previous fiscal year of 2009 to only roughly 192 million total units sold.

-Nintendo, May 2020

It was found that Nintendo’s Wii U had sold the most units in the fiscal year of 2013, hitting over 13.4 million total units sold globally.

-Nintendo, May 2020

Nintendo’s Wii had only sold roughly 0.88 million units while Wii U had only sold about 0.24 million units around the world, as of May 2020.

-Nintendo, May 2020

Here is the List of the Top-Selling Nintendo Wii Game Titles Worldwide as of March 2020

As of March 2020, Nintendo’s Wii Sports is the top-selling Nintendo Wii game title worldwide, with almost 83 million units sold, followed by Mario Kart Wii, with just a little over 37.3 million units sold.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Nintendo’s Wii Sports Resort ranked as the third top-selling Nintendo Wii game titles worldwide as of March 2020, with a little over 33 million units sold worldwide.

-Nintendo, March 2020

The New Super Mario Bros. Wii sold over 30 million units worldwide as of March 2020, followed by Wii Play, with over 28 million units sold worldwide, then Wii Fit, with over 22.7 million units sold.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Nintendo’s Wii Party for Nintendo Wii is the least selling Nintendo Wii game title worldwide as of March 2020, with only 9.3 million units sold worldwide.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Here is the May 2020 Global Unit Sales of Nintendo Wii

As of September 2020, Nintendo’s Wii video game console had sold a total of 101.64 million units sold across the globe. Out of the total global units sold, 45.5 million or roughly 45% were sold in North America alone.

-VGChartz, September 2020

Out of the 101.6 million total units of Nintendo Wii sold globally as of September 2020, 33% or roughly 34 million were sold in Europe.

-VGChartz, September 2020

There were a little over 101.6 million units of Nintendo Wii sold across the world, and about 13 million or 12.8% of those were sold in Japan.

-VGChartz, September 2020

There were only roughly 9.5 million units or 9.3% sold to the rest of the world out of the total 101.6 million units of Nintendo Wii devices sold globally, as of September 2020.

-VGChartz, September 2020

What are the Top-Selling Nintendo Wii U Game Titles Worldwide as of March 2020?

As of March 2020, Mario Kart 8 was the best seller game title on the Nintendo Wii U platform worldwide, hitting about 8.5 million units sold globally.

-Nintendo, March 2020

The second best selling Nintendo Wii U game title worldwide as of March 2020 was Super Mario 3D World, hitting over 5.8 million units sold around the world.

-Nintendo, March 2020

The New Super Mario Bros. U was the third best selling Nintendo Wii U game title around the world as of March 2020, having sold about 5.8 million units globally.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was the fourth Nintendo Wii U game title with the highest units sold on the platform, almost garnering 5.4 million units sold.

-Nintendo, March 2020

The Legend of Zelda franchise was one of the most successful game franchises in the gaming world. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walker HD had sold just a little over 2.3 million units globally as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

Mario Party 10 for Nintendo Wii U had sold just a little over 2.2 million units globally, ranking 10th among the top-selling Nintendo Wii U game titles around the world as of March 2020.

-Nintendo, March 2020

How Many Units of Wii and Wii U Gaming Consoles were Sold in the United Kingdom in 2017?

Nintendo had sold the highest unit sales of the Wii U gaming console in 2015, hitting almost 203 thousand units of Nintendo Wii U devices sold in the United Kingdom (UK).

-VGChartz, November 2018

In 2011, Nintendo’s Wii had sold the most unit of gaming consoles in the United Kingdom (UK), having sold over 684 thousand units in the United Kingdom (UK) alone.

-VGChartz, November 2018

In 2012, Nintendo Wii’s total count of sold gaming consoles in the United Kingdom (UK) had dropped significantly to only roughly 218 thousand units of Nintendo Wii gaming consoles while Nintendo’s Wii U sold roughly 97.5 thousand units in the United Kingdom (UK).

-VGChartz, November 2018

In 2017, Nintendo’s Wii U had only sold a little over 7 thousand units in the United Kingdom (UK), down from the previous year’s recorded unit sales of over 60 thousand sold in the United Kingdom (UK).

-VGChartz, November 2018

How Many Nintendo Wii Consoles were Sold Globally in 2015?

Nintendo’s Wii console was released in 2006 and sold a total of over 1.8 million units around the globe in 2013, the same year when they officially announced that they’re discontinuing the console in question.

-TrendForce, October 2016

In 2014, Nintendo’s Wii console sold a total of 626 thousand units around the world.

-TrendForce, October 2016

There were only 78 thousand units of Nintendo Wii consoles sold around the world in 2015.

-TrendForce, October 2016

Video Gaming Console Industry Demographics

How Many Console Gamers are there in the United States in 2020?

As of July 2020, it was found that 38% of people in the U.S. aged between 18 to 34 years old are video game players.

-SuperData Research, June 2020

In 2020, 26% of people in the U.S. aged between 34 to 54 years old were found to be video game players.

-SuperData Research, June 2020

In 2020, it was found that 21% of people in the U.S. aged 18 and under are video game players.

-SuperData Research, June 2020

Only 9% of people in the U.S. aged between 55 to 64 years old were found to be video game players, and 6% of people aged 65 and over were video game players in 2020.

-SuperData Research, June 2020

Here is the Age Breakdown of the U.S. Video Game Players in 2020

As of August 2016, it was found by gaming companies worldwide that only 29% of customers would prefer to play on consoles while 62% would prefer playing on PC / Mac.

-SuperData Research, June 2020

As of August 2016, 76% of customers prefer to play games on their mobile devices while 40% would prefer to play games online according to gaming companies worldwide.

-SuperData Research, June 2020

What Gaming Platforms Do Customer’s Preferred in August 2019 According to Gaming Companies Around the World?

It was found that 76% of customers by gaming companies around the world had stated that mobile device is their preferred gaming platform as of August 2016.

-Akamai Technologies; TechValidate; Applause (ARC), August 2016

As of August 2016, it was found that 62% of customers by gaming companies worldwide stated that they would rather play on PC platform than on a console platform (29%).

-Akamai Technologies; TechValidate; Applause (ARC), August 2016

As of August 2016, it was also found that 40% of customers by gaming companies around the world would prefer to use social/online platforms as a gaming platform.

-Akamai Technologies; TechValidate; Applause (ARC), August 2016

Here is the Current and the Forecasted Number of Active Video Gamers Around the World

It was anticipated that in 2021, there will be over 2.8 million active video gamers worldwide, up from the recorded 2.7 million video gamers in the year 2020.

-Newzoo, June 2020

In 2023, it was expected that we will hit over 3 million active video gamers around the world, up from the expected 2.9 million active players by 2022.

-Newzoo, June 2020

In 2019, there were only a little over 2.5 million active video gamers worldwide, up from only over 2.4 million active video gamers worldwide in the preceding year of 2018.

-Newzoo, June 2020

How Many Video Gamers are there in the World, as of 2020?

Out of the 2.7 billion active video gamers worldwide as of June 2020, roughly 52% or 1.4 billion were found to be from the Asia Pacific region.

-Newzoo, June 2020

It was found that around 14% of the recorded 2020 2.7 billion video gamers worldwide or about 386 million were from Europe.

-Newzoo, June 2020

There were about 377 million or roughly 14% of the recorded 2.7 billion gamers in 2020 were from the Middle East and Africa, as of June 2020.

-Newzoo, June 2020

As of June 2020, it was also found that there were 266 million gamers who reside in Latin America. That’s about 9.8% of the recorded total of 2.7 billion active video gamers in 2020.

-Newzoo, June 2020

There were only around 210 million video gamers around the world who live in North America. That accounts for only about 7.7% of the 2020 global active video gamers.

-Newzoo, June 2020

How Many Video Gamers in the United States? (by gender)

In 2020, 59% of video gamers in the United States were found to be male, while only 41% are found to be female video game players.

-Entertainment Software Association, July 2020

In the preceding year (2019), only 54% were male, while 46% were female video games in the United States.

-Entertainment Software Association, July 2020

Ten years ago, in 2010, 60% of video gamers in the United States were male, while the remaining 40% of the video game population were female video gamers.

-Entertainment Software Association, July 2020

Since 2006, it was found that there were always more male video gamers in the United States than female video gamers.

-Entertainment Software Association, July 2020

Here is the Distribution of Gender of Console Gamers in the United States, as of 2020

As of July 2020, it was found that 59% of the global video gamers were male while the remaining 41% are female.

-Entertainment Software Association, July 2020

JA Padilla is a writer and gamer by heart. Dedicated to helping people in both the gaming and tech industry, he spends his time writing informative, detailed how-to's, and in-depth guide articles since 2011.

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