40 years of console wars, spellbindingly charted for your viewing pleasure


We enjoyed creating our last bar chart race about phone sales so much, we couldn’t resist doing another. So, this time round we’ve looked at something close to all our hearts: the console wars. Yep, in the animated graph below, you’ll find a visualization of the best-selling games consoles from 1977 all the way through to 2017. That’s a full 40 years of data for you! Aren’t you lucky? Feast your eyes on this:   Wow! Where’s all this console wars data from? We’re glad you asked. Mainly, it comes from official company statements. You know, things like annual and quarterly…

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