Universal's Despicable Me 2 broke sales records for an animated title, earning $80 million across home entertainment platforms in a week. The sequel broke the record previously held by Despicable Me.

By selling 4.5 million units, Despicable Me 2 outsold all animated titles released on Blu-ray and DVD over the past three years and set a record for any animated Blu-ray title in its opening week, on top of setting a new first week digital sales record, led by sales from the new Xfinity TV Store.