3DS vs PlayStation Vita – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 24 April 2014 / 9,775 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.

3DS vs PlayStation Vita – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update

3DS Vs. PlayStation Vita Global:

Gap change in latest month: 325,023 – 3DS

Gap change over last 12 months: 10,810,228 – 3DS

Total Lead: 35,938,187 – 3DS

3DS Total Sales: 43,962,349

PlayStation Vita Total Sales: 8,024,162

In the latest month the gap grew another 325,023 units in favor of the 3DS. The current gap at the end of March 2014 is 35,938,187 and is showing no signs of shrinking. Also over the last 12 months the 3DS has sold 10,810,228 million more units than the Vita.

The 3DS did beat the PlayStation Vita to the market by 10 months. The 3DS launched in February 2011, while the Vita launched in December 2011. The 3DS has sold 43.96 million units, while the Vita has sold 8.02 million units.


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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NSS7 (on 24 April 2014)

Im hoping PS Vita can do well. Same for Wii U.

GdaTyler (on 24 April 2014)

Poor PS Vita. Hope it can make a turnaround in the West and Europe... :(

Bristow9091 (on 24 April 2014)

... Europe is considered "the west", just so you know, lol :P

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Ledreppe (on 24 April 2014)

Highly unlikely, especially in the US where it only sells a few thousand a week.

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fluky-nintendy (on 25 April 2014)

US doesn't like Life, sad but true :(

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Kaizar (on 25 April 2014)

The Wii U is selling much more in both America & Europe then the PS Vita. So I wouldn't count on it at this rate.

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