PS4 vs PS3 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2017 Update

PS4 vs PS3 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 September 2017 / 3,653 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 Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 77,878 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 74,161 – PS4

Total Lead: 89,411 – PS3

PlayStation 4 Total Sales 5,062,941

PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 5,152,352

July 2017 is the 42nd month of the PlayStation 4 being on sale in Japan. The gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 by 77,878 units in the last month and in favor of the PlayStation 4 by 74,161 units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 3 currently leads by just 89,411 units.

The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014. The PlayStation 4 has sold 45.06 million units, while its predecessor the PlayStation 3 sold 5.15 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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Qwark (on 20 September 2017)

Go PS3 I actually beelieve you can win this fight. Which says something about the popularity of home consoles in Japan.