Welcome to the VGChartz Gap charts. The charts will be updated monthly and each article will focus on a different gap chart. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation, as well as comparing the 8th generation consoles.
PlayStation Vita Vs. PSP Global:
Gap change in latest month: 357,628 - PSP
Gap change over last 12 months: 8,273,851 - PSP
Total Lead: 9,705,370 – PSP
PlayStation Vita Total Sales: 5,657,694
PSP Total Sales: 15,363,064
The PlayStation Vita has been on the market for 21 month and only beat the PSP in its first and third month. Since then the PSP has outsold the PlayStation Vita every month. It took seven months for the gap to grow to one million units, but since then the gap has grown at a much faster pace.
In the latest month the PlayStation Vita fell a further 357,628 units behind the PSP, bringing the total gap to 9.71 million units. Both handhelds launched in December in Japan, the PSP in December 2004 and the Vita in December 2011. The Vita launched in February 2012 outside of Japan, while the PSP launched in North America in March 2005 and September 2005 in Europe.