Sales Discussion Thread, 2018

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I don't know, I know my XBL account was still good when I bought my One X and I hadn't used it at all since 2013
Yeah I've always wondered what these companies count as active.
 

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So the PS4 sales are slowing....

Feb 2019 reveal could be true(plz)
 

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Here is the UK's Full Top 20 (boxed) for December:

1 Red Dead Redemption 2
2 FIFA 19
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
4Super Smash Bros Ultimate
5 Battlefield V
6 Spyro Reignited Trilogy
7 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
8 Forza Horizon 4
9 Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy
10 Spider-Man
11 Fornite: Deep Freeze Bundle
12 Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu
13 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
14 Just Cause 4
15 Fallout 76
16 Super Mario Party
17 WWE 2K19
18 Just Dance 2019
19 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
20 Grand Theft Auto V
 

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I am surprised MS has not toned down the flame of Sony announcing 91.6M PS4 being sold, with the numbers of skeletons killed by players in Sea of thieves.
 

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MS is too busy building games in their 7 new studios I guess.
 

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Top December 2018 downloads on PSN
 

starseeker

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People still buy GTA 5, a last gen game literally.
 

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UK last year

Platform Market Share - Units

Position Platform Software Market share (Units)
1 PlayStation 4 48%
2 Microsoft Xbox One 30.2%
3 Nintendo Switch 16.8%
4 Nintendo 3DS 3%
5 PC 0.9%
6 Xbox 360 0.5%
7 Nintendo Wii 0.3%
8 PlayStation 3 0.3%
9 Nintendo Wii U 0.1%

Top 10 Publisher in UK last year

Electronic Arts 14.7%
Nintendo
14.1%
Take-Two 11.9%
Activision Blizzard 11.6%
Sony
9.6%
Ubisoft 7.7%
Warner Bros 6.5%
Microsoft 5.2%
Bethesda 3.9%
Square Enix Europe 2.4%
 

starseeker

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EA domination probably 90% from FIFA alone.
 

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Crash has been in the top 10 selling games of the year 2 years in a row.

And funny that the Xbox One version is the main reason for it last year outselling the switch version shows that yes Xbox gamers will buy performers.
New Banjo please.
 

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Some details on digital bring included in the UK charts...



What is missing?

There is no Nintendo eShop data. Plus, Nintendo, Bethesda and Konami are the notable big names missing from the publisher list.

In addition, there is no data from smaller publishers and developers. This means that if a game was to be a breakout hit (for example: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) it will be missing from the charts.

This is a full-game download chart only. It does not track DLC sales or microtransaction revenue.

So it seems pretty incomplete...

It is incomplete, but it is a lot better than what was available before. Almost every major boxed publisher is included in this data, so now - at least when it comes to AAA releases - we can see how they are performing with better accuracy. There should be no media guesswork over how games are performing digitally.

In the future, the hope is that more companies will come on-board, more retailers will support the charts, and that DLC and microtransactions can be included to create a global revenue chart. This month's new chart is very much a first step
 

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Ace Combat had its best launch week sales

  1. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  2. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
  3. Rootin' Shootin' Cowboy Tootin'
  4. COD: BLOPS 4
  5. FIFA 19
  6. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  8. GTA5
  9. Crash Trilogy
  10. Spyro Trilogy
 

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Physical and digital top 50


01 (NE) NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. U DELUXE (NINTENDO)
02 (01) FIFA 19 (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
03 (03) CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4 (ACTIVISION BLIZZARD)
04 (02) RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2 (ROCKSTAR GAMES)
05 (04) BATTLEFIELD V (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
06 (06) THE SIMS 4 (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
07 (07) SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE (NINTENDO)
08 (NE) TALES OF VESPERIA: DEFINITIVE EDITION (BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT)
09 (05) GRAND THEFT AUTO V (ROCKSTAR GAMES)
10 (09) MARIO KART 8 DELUXE (NINTENDO)
11 (29) NEED FOR SPEED: PAYBACK (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
12 (10) SUPER MARIO PARTY (NINTENDO)
13 (12) ASSASSIN'S CREED ODYSSEY (UBISOFT)
14 (48 ) EA SPORTS UFC 3 (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
15 (32) STAR WARS BATTLEFORNT II (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
16 (19) THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD (NINTENDO)
17 (15) SPYRO REIGNITED TRILOGY (ACTIVISION BLIZZARD)
18 (11) CRASH BANDICOOT N.SANE TRILOGY (ACTIVISION BLIZZARD)
19 (16) POKEMON: LET'S GO, PIKACHU! (NINTENDO)
20 (14) JUST DANCE 2019 (UBISOFT)
21 (25) HITMAN 2 (WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE)
22 (18 ) SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY (NINTENDO)
23 (27) FARMING SIMULATOR 19 (FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE)
24 (20) GRAN TURISMO SPORT (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
25 (08 ) MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
26 (30) MINECRAFT: NINTENDO SWITCH EDITION (MOJANG)
27 (21) SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER (SQUARE ENIX EUROPE)
28 (24) POKEMON: LET'S GO, EEVEE! (NINTENDO)
29 (2:cool: SPLATOON 2 (NINTENDO)
30 (17) NBA 2K19 (2K SPORTS)
31 (35) LEGO HARRY POTTER COLLECTION (WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE)
32 (40) HORIZON ZERO DAWN (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
33 (36) RESIDENT EVIL 7: BIOHAZARD (CAPCOM)
34 (45) DETROID: BECOME HUMAN (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
35 (46) THE LAST OF US: REMASTERED (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
36 (56) PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: GARDEN WARFARE 2 (ELECTRONIC ARTS)
37 (23) FORZA HORIZON 4 (MICROSOFT)
38 (39) STARLINK: BATTLE FOR ATLAS (UBISOFT)
39 (22) JUST CAUSE 4 (SQUARE ENIX EUROPE)
40 (43) MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD (CAPCOM)
41 (69) THE CREW 2 (UBISOFT)
42 (213) OTHERS (UNKNOWN)
43 (38 ) LEGO DC SUPER-VILLAINS (WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE)
44 (31) ROCKET LEAGUE (WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE)
45 (62) PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
46 (37) FALLOUT 76 (BETHESDA SOFTWORKS)
47 (53) SONIC MANIA (SEGA)
48 (12) GOD OF WAR (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
49 (65) MORTAL KOMBAT XL (WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE)
50 (64) UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF'S END (SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT)
 

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NPD:

  1. Nintendo Switch: 1.77M
  2. Xbox One: 920K
  3. PlayStation 4: 797K
https://mynintendonews.com/2019/01/...lling-console-in-us-during-december-2018/amp/
We won't get numbers till around the 10th-15th.
I believe Switch did well and could of won as it has b4 but the rest of that is LOL worthy.
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Early NPD (US) reports (leaks) suggest that the Nintendo Switch not only was the best selling console in December, but outsold both PS4 and Xbox One combined!

‘Benji’ (reputable sales insider) predicts #NintendoSwitch sold over 2 mil units, X1 around 1 mil & PS4 less than 1 mil.
 
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1st Month U.S. Best-Selling Exclusives - Unit Sales

1/ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.6 millions, December 2018 (30 days / 5 weeks tracking)
2/ Halo 3 : 3.3 millions, September 2007 (12 days / 2 weeks tracking)
2/ Halo Reach : 3.3 millions, September 2010 (19 days / 3 weeks tracking)
4/ Halo 2 : 3.27 millions, November 2004 (19 days / 3 weeks tracking)
5/ Halo 4 : 3.2 millions, November 2012 (19 days / 3 weeks tracking)
5/ Pokemon Sun+Moon : ~3.2 millions (estimate), November 2016 (9 days / 2 weeks tracking)
7/ Super Smash Bros Brawl : 2.7 millions, March 2008 (27 days / 4 weeks tracking)
8/ Spiderman : 2.6+ millions*, September 2018 (23 days / 4 weeks tracking)
9/ Pokemon Black & White : 2.5 millions, March 2011
10/ GTA San Andreas : 2.06 millions, October 2004
11/ God of War : 1.9 millions**, April 2018 (16 days / 3 weeks tracking)

* includes digital
** includes digital and bundle copies.

1st Month U.S. Best-Selling Exclusives - Dollar Sales

1)NSW - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (30 days / 5 weeks tracking
2) X360 - Halo: Reach (19 days / 3 weeks tracking)
3) X360 - Halo 4 (19 days / 3 weeks tracking)
4) XBO - Halo 2 (19 days / 3 weeks tracking)
5) X360 - Halo 3 (12 days / 2 weeks tracking | $225 million)
6) PS4 - Marvel's Spider-Man (23 days / 4 weeks tracking)
7) Wii - Super Smash Bros. Brawl (27 days / 4 weeks tracking)
 

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  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  2. Red Dead Redemption II
  3. Call of Duty Black Ops 4^
  4. Battlefield V^
  5. NBA2K19
  6. Mario Kart 8*
  7. Madden NFL 19^
  8. Super Mario Party*
  9. Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu*
  10. Marvel's Spider-Man
Top 10 selling games (physical and select digital partners) for the full year of 2018

  1. Red Dead Redemption II
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4^
  3. NBA2K19
  4. Madden NFL 19^
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  6. Marvel's Spider-Man
  7. Far Cry 5
  8. God of War
  9. Monster Hunter: World
  10. Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
*Digital sales not included

^PC sales not included