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. All sales are worldwide, unless otherwise stated.
PS4 Vs. PS3 Global:
Gap change in latest month: 316,409 – PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: n/a
Total Lead: 3,477,479 – PS4
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 5,109,615
PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 1,632,136
January 2014 is the third month the PlayStation 4 is on sale. The gap increased this week in favor of the PlayStation 4 over its predecessor, the PlayStation 3. The gap by an additional 3,16,409 units, to bring the total gap to 3,477,479.
In its first three months on sale the PlayStation 4 has sold a total 5.11 million units, while the PlayStation 3 sold just 1.63 million units in its first three months on sale.
Both consoles launched in November. The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013.
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