After being narrowly edged out by Nintendo in 2013, Sony
is king of the videogame mountain once again. The corporation's combined world-wide sales of consoles and hand-helds amounted to 18.7 million units year ending March 2014. In comparison, Nintendo shipped 16.3 million units in total. Microsoft
came in third with 11.5 million units shipped. Last year, the gap between Nintendo and Sony was much closer. Nintendo's combined world-wide sales amounted to 23.7 million units with Sony very close behind, having shipped 23.5 million.