PS4 and Xbox One vs PS3 and Xbox 360 - Aligned Sales Comparison - April 2015 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 03 June 2015 / 9,794 Views
This monthly series compares the combined aligned sales of the 7th generation platforms with the 8th generation platforms. The two charts compare the home consoles, as well as handhelds.
This chart compares aligned sales for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox combined versus combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The PS3 and Xbox 360 both had slow starts, while the PS4 and Xbox One both had the two biggest launches in gaming history.
The gap has grown for three straight months in favor of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The gap in the latest month grew by 84,606 units. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One lead by a combined 12.86 million units.
The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in their first 18 months have sold a combined 22.03 million units, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 34.89 million units.
Total Combined PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 22,032,717
Total Combined PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales: 34,893,866
Total Lead: 12,862,249 – PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
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