Brands With Best-Selling Video Game Consoles 1972 – 2019

Brands With Best-Selling Video Game Consoles 1972 – 2019

This compares the major players in the gaming console wars from the beginning. It all began with the Magnavox Odyssey in 1972.

Magnavox releases the first game console in 1972. The Odyssey for $99 ($600 in 2019). Magnavox kept releasing updated versions of the Odyssey until 1978.

In 1975 Atari released its Pong arcade game as a console. $99 ($600 in 2019).

In 1976 COLECO joined the console race with the Telstar. $99 ($600 in 2019). While Nintendo prepared to launch its own hardware. The Color Game-TV.

The famous Atari 2600, which supported ROM game cartridges, was released the following year, in 1977. For $199 ($860 in 2019). Magnavox followed with Odyssey2, also featuring ROM cartridges. For $179 ($724 in 2019)

Mattel also released a 2nd gen console, the Intellivision. $299 ($1,110 in 2019)

ColecoVision launched in 1982, influencing the NES development, with it’s smooth graphics and performance. For $175 ($715 in 2019)

Nintendo released the Famicon in 1983. Later launching it as the NES $179 ($420 in 2019)

The Master System was launched by Sega at the end of 1986. $199 ($460 in 2019)

NEC TurboGrafx-16 launched as the first 16-bit game console even thought it actually used an 8-bit chip. $249 ($550 in 2019)

Sega Mega Drive was released in 1988, then as the Genesis in NA. $189 ($410 in 2019)

Nintendo launches Super Famicom at the end of 1990. ¥25,000 ($¥47,000 in 2019). After a redesign, the Super Famicom is launched as the SNES in 1991. $175 ($715 in 2019)

In 1993 Sega released a game console for kids, the Pico. $139 ($250 in 2019). Followed by the Sega Saturn just before the Playstation launch. $399 ($610 in 2019). The first Playstation launched a month after the Sega Saturn. $299 ($500 in 2019)

Released in 1996, Nintendo 64 was the last home console to use cartridges. $199 ($325 in 2019)

The Dreamcast was the first sixth generation console but sadly Sega’s last game console. $199 ($310 in 2019)

The Playstation 2 is the best-selling console of all-time, since 2000. $199 ($300 in 2019)

In November 2001 Microsoft joined the console race with the powerful Xbox $299 ($431 in 2019)

GameCube launched a couple of months before the Xbox. $199 ($300 in 2019)

Microsoft quickly released their second console 4 years later. $299 ($400 in 2019)

Playstation 3, even with its high price, was sold at a loss of $240 per unit. $499 ($640 in 2019)

The Wii was Nintendo’s best-selling console, selling over 100 million units. $249 ($320 in 2019)

In 2009 PlayStation 3 Slim was released by Sony as a thinner, lighter and cheaper PS3. $299

After the Wii’s market success Nintendo launched the Wii U in 2012, which was it’s worst selling console. Selling just over 13M units at $299.

Xbox One was released in 2013 as a complete entertainment system for $499.

Playstation 4 launches in 2013 and is as successful as first Playstation. Selling 102 million units. Playstation 4 Pro was an update in 2016 that added 4K,UHD,USB 3.1 and much more. $399

In 2017 the Xbox One X launched, adding UHD, 4K, FreeSync, speed, and much more for $499.

The Switch has been Nintendo’s fastest selling console to date. 40 million units sold to date at $299.

50 Comments

  1. Jon Hay on February 16, 2020 at 10:59 pm

    I’ve had 10 consoles. I’m personally responsible for 0.000001% of those total sales!



  2. Llinos Richards on February 16, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    I’m Shute it fake



  3. Elizabeth Ojinal on February 16, 2020 at 11:02 pm

    Go Microsoft



  4. Jacqueline Lowden-Williams on February 16, 2020 at 11:03 pm

    PS4 pro bro 🙂😁🕹🎮



  5. Elizabeth Ojinal on February 16, 2020 at 11:03 pm

    □ □
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  6. dez3rt3dG4ming _yt on February 16, 2020 at 11:03 pm

    Only reason why Xbox is low is because they didn’t start until 2001



  7. Maria Anacleto on February 16, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    Me: sees nintendo in 2 Palace
    Also me: wait thats bullshit



  8. Blake Hale on February 16, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    Well the PS2 sure was a big hit, think it might be the oldest system I still use cause some games like Destroy all humans and Soulcalibur 3 were great

    Me and my family still own the GameCube but they were made redundant when the Wii came out.



  9. Splat jam on February 16, 2020 at 11:09 pm

    I have wii… ( and I still HV it… But its not set up.. )

    Edit: ( and I hv also a switch… )



  10. Ivan Adi Chandra on February 16, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    good ps



  11. Mikado on February 16, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    You did not mention the Xbox 360



  12. Diesel_inthemorning _ on February 16, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    Only thing this lacks is the number of slim ps2’s that were sold even though people could have bought ps3



  13. LUCAS DA SILVA ARAUJO on February 16, 2020 at 11:11 pm

    Playstation e nintendo são os mais fodas❤❤❤❤❤❤❤



  14. Chance WrightVA on February 16, 2020 at 11:12 pm

    Wow. I gotta say it’s actually very surprising to see Nintendo as #2. I’m happy it’s that high, but I gotta say I did not expect Xbox to be that low and PlayStation to just be dominating everything.



  15. Джереми Буллок ツ on February 16, 2020 at 11:13 pm

    Sony 👍🤘💪



  16. patriska 666 on February 16, 2020 at 11:14 pm

    PLAYSTATION IS BEST CONSOLE



  17. Sulemon HD on February 16, 2020 at 11:16 pm

    One Question are Gameboy and DS included or not??



  18. Ww Phone on February 16, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    Sony is a massive success i have PS4 PRO



  19. Julio Vaz on February 16, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    This is why xbox sucks



  20. Albert Clark on February 16, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    My gaming life was first stealing my big sister’s Atari then I got the Nintendo Sega Genesis then after that was PlayStation 1,2,3,4. Now waiting for PS5!



  21. LachsDrache 59 on February 16, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    Shit on the consoles: 🖥 FOR LIFE



  22. luis sanclemente on February 16, 2020 at 11:21 pm

    Ahí se sabe que xbox va ser siempre la perra de play station



  23. christain knowles on February 16, 2020 at 11:21 pm

    U know Xbox won the console wars



  24. oyuncu kaan on February 16, 2020 at 11:23 pm

    WHERE’S MY PSP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



  25. Fire the Blazing Hedgehog on February 16, 2020 at 11:24 pm

    SEGA Genesis for Sonic
    Switch for SMM2 (Super Mario Maker 2)
    PlayStation 4 for Sonic Mania Plus
    Xbox for GTA V ( not mine but I go to my cousins house sometimes)



  26. Raviolli on February 16, 2020 at 11:25 pm

    Xbox <3



  27. CARLOS TOBIAS on February 16, 2020 at 11:26 pm

    Bah, que show, parabéns pelos vídeos



  28. Reema Bat on February 16, 2020 at 11:28 pm

    My favourite is TOTALLY PS4(its the only one I have)



  29. Joseph Cappuccino on February 16, 2020 at 11:28 pm

    Nintendo: I am king
    Sony: hold my ⬆️⬆️⬇️⬇️⬅️➡️⬅️➡️ A B ⏹▶️



  30. G00ober on February 16, 2020 at 11:28 pm

    Whilst the violent console war has been happening, PC has been chilling all along with high end specs and better games.



  31. Finnybin animates on February 16, 2020 at 11:29 pm

    Is it xbox vs PlayStation or xbox vs Nintendo or PlayStation vs Nintendo or PS vs Nintendo vs xbox



  32. Pickle Joe on February 16, 2020 at 11:30 pm

    Plot twist:

    *2020; PS 5 and Xbox 2*



  33. Tomas Cobrasa on February 16, 2020 at 11:32 pm

    My favourite consoles are Nintendo DS, Nintendo switch and the wii u.. yeah im a weirdo



  34. Memeboi838 on February 16, 2020 at 11:32 pm

    Sony: Nintendo I’m pregnant

    Nintendo: oh no messa disappearing.



  35. Tari Yeet on February 16, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    You all braindead Playstation users don’t know the reason why Playstation is "the worlds most selled console" do you? The reason why, is because in Asia they have literaly banned Xbox, and half of the worlds population lives in Asia ya dumbasses. The only console you can buy is (of course) the Playstation. You’re lucky if you find an Xbox.



  36. GrouchyFilms on February 16, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    "Nintendo 64 was the last home console to use cartridges." The Nintendo Switch technically uses cartridges so that’s incorrect.



  37. Ma Pi on February 16, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    xbox sold only 2 1/3 more consols then Sega what died in 2000′. Xbox is not a consol is a Pc with microATX, thats all. I’m PC fan



  38. Grga Smrda on February 16, 2020 at 11:35 pm

    Sony



  39. DEEZ69ZN on February 16, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    Excellant Stats qnd presentation. Good Job.



  40. Jason w on February 16, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    Sony:like
    Microsoft:comment



  41. Afshin Kurdi on February 16, 2020 at 11:37 pm

    You forget PC 👎
    XBOX = Microsoft
    PC = Microsoft
    PS = SONY
    WON = Microsoft
    Microsoft VS SONY 😁🤗



  42. SpooK on February 16, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Im really sorry to say it but PlayStation is just the best selling console and will always be



  43. Captain Gizmo on February 16, 2020 at 11:49 pm

    Amazon has a special section for retro gaming: https://amzn.to/2LOnl6H



  44. Evelia Santibanez on February 16, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    Sony



  45. Dab boy 3.0 Mark on February 16, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    Xbox rules !!!!!



  46. Jones Jobles Apes on February 16, 2020 at 11:51 pm

    RIP Gameboy



  47. Quentin Groeneveld on February 16, 2020 at 11:53 pm

    Deine Preise sind zu teuer. Bis auf die Nintendo switch. Was ist letzte Preis?
    Ich komm heute noch oder banhof?



  48. ̨ on February 16, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    nintendo what?? i am only see playtstaion 😀



  49. SEJADX C.J on February 16, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    Me: come on Microsoft make it to the top



  50. Ikram Hasan on February 16, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    PlayStation is better