Games Market Monitor: Console Hardware, Q3 2016

December 08, 2016  | Subscribers Only

Steve Bailey Steve Bailey Principal Senior Analyst, Games
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Much as during 2016’s first two quarters, Q3 has returned negative total year-on-year sales volumes. Although, this decline is nowhere near as significant as 2016’s Q1 and Q2 results (a roughly 20% downturn for both).


  • PS4 leads growth, among a host of declines among TV and handheld consoles
  • Xbox One beats PS4 in September, in the UK
  • Introduction of new console iterations results in discounted sell-off of legacy inventories

In this report:

  • Hardware volumes: World
  • Hardware volumes: PAL region
  • Hardware volumes: USA
  • Hardware volumes: Japan
  • Market share by territory
  • Market share by platform
  • Evolving console functionality: PS4 Pro and Xbox One S

List of Tables and Charts:

  • World hardware: YoY change
  • World hardware: Sales volume
  • PAL hardware: YoY change
  • PAL hardware: Sales volume
  • USA hardware: YoY change
  • USA hardware: Sales volume
  • Japan hardware: YoY change
  • Japan hardware: Sales volume
  • Regional market share, by format
  • Market share, by region
  • Market share, by format: TV consoles
  • Market share, by format: Handheld consoles

Number of Pages: 10

Number of Tables and Charts: 12

Steve Bailey

Principal Senior Analyst, Games

Steve Bailey is a principal senior analyst for Games at Omdia.

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