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.
PlayStation Vita Vs. PSP Global:
Gap change in latest month: 491,649 - PSP
Gap change over last 12 months: 6,332,167 - PSP
Total Lead: 13,275,087 – PSP
PlayStation Vita Total Sales: 7,744,310
PSP Total Sales: 21,019,397
In the latest month of sales for the PlayStation Vita it has fallen another 491,649 units further behind its predecessor the PSP. In the last year the gap has grown 6,332,167 in favor of the PSP. The PSP currently leads by 13,275,087 in the first 27 months. The gap is expected to continue to grow in the next month.
Both handhelds launched in December in Japan, the PSP in December 2004 and the Vita in December 2011. The Vita has sold 7,744,310 units in its first 27 months on sale, while the PSP has sold 21,019,397 units.
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