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.
3DS Vs. PlayStation Vita Global:
Gap change in latest month: 440,082 – 3DS
Gap change over last 12 months: 10,566,604 – 3DS
Total Lead: 27,801,241 – 3DS
3DS Total Sales: 33,458,935
PlayStation Vita Total Sales: 5,657,694
The 3DS was the first 8th generation handheld on the market. It was released on February 26, 2011. The PlayStation Vita came out in December 2011 in Japan, and February 2012 in the rest of the world. The gap when the PlayStation Vita came out was 12.77 million units and has grown every month since then,
In the latest month the gap grew an extra 440,082 units in favor of the 3DS. The current gap at the end of August 2013 is 27,801,241 and is showing no signs of shrinking. Also over the last 12 months the 3DS has sold 10.57 million more units.