PS4 and Xbox One vs PS3 and Xbox 360 - Aligned Sales Comparison - December 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 03 February 2017 / 45,943 Views
This monthly series compares the combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with the combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
The gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in December 2016 for the second month in a row. The gap in the latest month grew by 246,923 units and has grown by 1.37 million units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One lead by a combined 22.14 million units.
The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in their first 38 months have sold a combined 59.60 million units, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 81.75 million units.
The PlayStation 4 by itself had been keeping up with the combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, however, it has started falling further behind. The PlayStation 4 is now behind by 5.80 million units.
Total Combined PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 59,600,717
Total Combined PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales: 81,745,392
Total Lead: 22,144,675 – PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
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