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.
The chart comparing the two consoles will be added next month.
PS4 Vs. PS3 Global:
Gap change in latest month: 1,704,289 – PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: n/a
Total Lead: 1,704,289 – PS4
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 2,099,126
PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 394,937
This is the first month of the PlayStation 4 on stores shelves and it has taken an early lead on its predecessor when you align the launches. The PlayStation 4 sold 1,704,189 more units in its first month than the PlayStation 3 did. The PlayStation 4 sold 2,099,126 units in its first month, while the PlayStation 3 sold just 394,937 units.
Both consoles launched in November. The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013.
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