Xbox One vs Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update

by William D'Angelo, posted on 21 April 2014 / 6,355 Views

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.

Xbox One vs Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update

Xbox One Vs. Xbox 360 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 94,991 – Xbox One

Gap change over last 12 months: n/a

Total Lead: 1,747,221 - XOne

Xbox One Total Sales: 4,171,147

Xbox 360 Total Sales: 2,423,926

Match 2014 is the fifth month of the Xbox One being on sale. The gap increased during the month when compared to the Xbox 360’s fifth month on sale. The gap increased by 94,991 units in favor of the Xbox 360. The Xbox One currently leads by 1,747,221 units.

Both consoles launched in November. The Xbox 360 launched in November 2005, while the Xbox One launched in November 2013. The Xbox One has sold 4,171,147 units in its first five months, while its predecessor the Xbox 360 sold 2,423,926 units. 

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A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com.


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9 Comments

drake_tolu (on 21 April 2014)

For first 2/3 year maybe XO will sold more of 360, but on the end of gen X360 will sold much more. I think XO will sold 50,000,000, versus 85,000,000 of X360(for now 81,000,000)


RoadShow (on 21 April 2014)

I hate Xbox but I think the Xbox one will eventually sell more than the xbox 360. I could be wrong and kind of hope I am. People should send a loud and clear message to microsoft that we won't stand for their worthless hardware and services. Just saying $500 for inferior hardware and $60/yr for a worthless subscription service isn't the way to go. They paywall everything behind xbox live so all you can do is play single player games or watch disk based movies without paying for XBL. I know games with gold is coming to Xbox one so hopefully one of my grips about them will be over after that (although so far GWG is laughably inferior to PS+).

My only other gripe is that xbox accessories are overpriced. With XO I'm mainly talking about the controller. $60 yet lacks blue tooth, gyroscope, batteries, touch pad, speaker & light bar. Then $25 for battery pack making each $85 and lacking all those features Nintendo and PlayStation have and Sony sells their all inclusive for $60 no hidden fees. Then there's the adapter too.


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drake_tolu (on 21 April 2014)

XBOX ONE will never sell as the 360, it was cheaper, had a year ahead, it was more powerful, and with the kinect has attracted if more than 20,000,000 of casual...


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jlmurph2 (on 21 April 2014)

Literally no one expected the Kinect boost in the beginning of 360's life. We dont know what casual attraction is going to come to Xbox One in 4 or 5 years.


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Michael-5 (on 21 April 2014)

XB1 could go either way. Lets see if 360 can get a lead at the 1 year mark with Gears of War pushing systems.


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kinisking (on 25 April 2014)

you can see the future?


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Devil_Survivor (on 22 April 2014)

Wow I guess this also means the Wii U sold more then the 360 in its first 5 months lmao.


toastboy44562 (on 21 April 2014)

"The gap increased by 94,991 units in favor of the Xbox 360." Wrong. Gap increased in favor of the Xbox One...


Mr Puggsly (on 21 April 2014)

Not bad. MS just needs to sell 76 million more X1 consoles in 8 years for it to be considered a success.


Michael-5 (on 21 April 2014)

Not impressive. 360 year one sales were low, even for the 360. Except for the great launch XB1 can't seem to outsell the 360. That means that XB1 might end up with 80 million where PS4 will be closer to 150 million (PS2 levels).


binary solo (on 23 April 2014)

I think Xb one will outsell 360 every year for at least the first 4 full years. 360 was only a moderate seller until Kinect came along so it should not be difficult for Xb one to outsell 360 those years. But I don't see Xb one getting a mid/late cycle Kinect equivalent mega boost, and because of that I expect Xb one's 5th and 6 years to be far lower than 360 and for the generation to consequently not go beyond 6 full years, Which means Xb one will end up selling less over all.


rodbouse (on 21 April 2014)

thank you titanfall, just waiting next month...


Ka-pi96 (on 21 April 2014)

Very good start.


Zappykins (on 22 April 2014)

Funny how Microsoft just said they sold 5 million, yet here still has a significantly lower number.


r3tr0gam3r1337 (on 22 April 2014)

Microsoft did not say they "sold" they said they had "shipped" which is why VG's numbers report the XB1 as 4.3 million "sold".


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kinisking (on 25 April 2014)

they said that they shipped. to stores.


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