Q3 2012 games hardware: Volumes fall a fifth, as Wii U heralds new TV console generation

November 21, 2012  | Subscribers Only

Steve Bailey Steve Bailey Principal Senior Analyst, Games, IHS Markit
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This quarter provides further confirmation that the current TV console cycle is drawing to a close, as the PS3 and Xbox 360, which had been producing respectable year-on-year sales trends earlier in this downward phase of the cycle, experience significant decline.

Tables and charts included:

  • World hardware volumes, year-on-year change;World hardware volumes, Q2 11 and Q2 12;PAL hardware volumes, year-on-year change;PAL hardware volumes, Q2 11 and Q2 12;USA hardware volumes, year-on-year change;USA hardware volumes, Q2 11 and Q2 12;Japan hardware volumes, year-on-year change;Japan hardware volumes, Q2 11 and Q2 12;World hardware installed base forecast, TV consoles;World hardware installed base forecast, handhelds;World hardware volumes forecast, TV consoles;World hardware volumes forecast, handhelds;World hardware volumes market share, TV consoles, Q2 11;World hardware volumes market share, TV consoles, Q2 12;Release volume by format, TV consoles, 2010 and 2011;World hardware volumes market share, handhelds, Q2 11;World hardware volumes market share, handhelds, Q2 12;Release volume by format, handhelds, 2010 and 2011;World hardware share, by region, Q2 12;Hardware sales volume, by region, Q2 12

Pages: 9

Tables and charts: 20

Steve Bailey

Principal Senior Analyst, Games, IHS Markit

Steve Bailey is a principal senior analyst for Games at IHS Markit.

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Games
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