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Switch vs PS4 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – September 2019 - VGChartz
Switch vs PS4 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – September 2019

Switch vs PS4 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – September 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 November 2019 / 1,353 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.

Switch Vs. PS4 Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 455,259 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,893,348 - Switch

Total Lead: 951,924 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 9,382,230

PS4 Total Sales: 8,430,306

September 2019 is the 31st month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Japan. The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 455,259 units in the last month and by 2.89 million units in the last 12 months. The Switch is currently ahead of the PlayStation 4 by 951,924 units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014 in Japan, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 9.38 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 8.43 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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3 Comments

siebensus4 (on 04 November 2019)

I think PS4 won't catch up today's Switch Total Sales in its complete lifetime.


aris4me (on 04 November 2019)

Really impressive! I know...its Japan...but still!!!


Zenos (on 05 November 2019)

Glad to see this. Sony disrespected the Japanese market this generation and I hope this also reflects on the PS5 sales.