PlayStation Vita vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update

by William D'Angelo, posted on 25 April 2014 / 7,338 Views

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PlayStation Vita vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update

PlayStation Vita Vs. PSP Global:

Gap change in latest month: 474,344 - PSP

Gap change over last 12 months: 6,367,725 - PSP

Total Lead: 13,763,893 – PSP

PlayStation Vita Total Sales: 8,024,162

PSP Total Sales: 21,788,055

In the latest month of sales for the PlayStation Vita it has fallen another 474,344 units further behind its predecessor the PSP. In the last year the gap has grown 6,367,725 in favor of the PSP. The PSP currently leads by 13,763,893 in the first 28 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 8,024,162 units in its first 28 months on sale, while the PSP has sold 21,788,055 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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3 Comments

MARCUSDJACKSON (on 25 April 2014)

sad.


BraLoD (on 27 April 2014)

That's really sad =/


ganoncrotch (on 26 April 2014)

To look at this and think that the vita is doing terribly because it's being outsold by the PSP which got hammered 2:1 by the NDS.... but at the same time the PSP has still sold numbers on par with both the PS3 and Xbox360 over the whole of the last generation. So it isn't like losing out to the psp is really losing to a loser.... if that makes sense?


Devil_Survivor (on 27 April 2014)

Plus the PSP is the best selling non-Nintendo handheld by a large margin which is a great feat so its a winner to me.


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