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3DS vs DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2015 Update

3DS vs DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2015 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 September 2015 / 12,871 Views

Welcome to the VGChartz Gap charts. These 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.

3DS Vs. DS Global:

Gap change in latest month: 1,075,435 - DS

Gap change over last 12 months: 19,954,998 - DS

Total Lead: 47,965,338 – DS

3DS Total Sales: 54,131,288

DS Total Sales: 102,096,626

In the latest month the gap grew another 1.08 million units in favor of the DS, while the gap has grown by 19.95 million units over the last 12 months. The DS currently leads by a total of 47.97 million units.

The DS first launched in November 2004, while the 3DS launched in February 2011. The 3DS has sold 54.13 million units in the first 55 months, while the DS sold 102.10 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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jason1637 (on 26 September 2015)

DS was a monster

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