The UK Television Landscape Report

Games console households

21 November 2018

The games console tracker follows the number of homes with a games console connected to a TV set. The Establishment Survey tracks each generation of the three main console brands: Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo. Overall ownership of games consoles fell compared to Q2 2018 to stand at 7.9m – down 2.7%. Xbox ownership increased by 0.4% quarter-on-quarter, while Nintendo and PlayStation ownership declined. Despite a quarterly decline, PlayStation was the only brand to see a year on year rise – increasing by 1.8% compared to Q3 2017.