PS4 vs PS3 and Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2017 Update

PS4 vs PS3 and Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo, posted on 20 July 2017 / 24,480 Views

The VGChartz Gap charts are updated monthly and each article focuses on a different gap chart. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation platforms, as well as comparisons within the 8th generation. All sales are worldwide, unless otherwise stated.

PS4 vs. PS3 and Xbox 360 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 110,537 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 8,615,145 – PS3 and X360

Total Lead: 8,477,485 – PS3 and X360

PlayStation 4 Sales: 59,182,721

Total Combined PS3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 67,660,206

The gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 when compared to the combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 during the same timeframe by 110,537 units in the last month. The PS3 and Xbox 360 increase its lead over the PS4 by 8.62 million units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 is behind by 8.48 million units.

The PlayStation 4 in its first 43 months sold 59.18 million units, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have sold a combined 67.66 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 and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments

KingofTrolls (on 21 July 2017)

Nobody said that PS4 will sell 160 m ye...


DialgaMarine (on 21 July 2017)

It would have to sell over 170 million to win this, which it's obviously not going to do. The fact that it's keeping up so well though is pretty amazing.


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Qwark (on 20 July 2017)

PS4 is undertracked and still won this month, pretty amazing considering the PS360 has start picking up steam.