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PS4 vs PS3 and Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2016 Update

PS4 vs PS3 and Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2016 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 09 May 2016 / 38,371 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: 81,596 – PS3 and Xbox 360

Gap change over last 12 months: 562,062 – PS3 and X360

Total Lead: 468,427 – PS4

PlayStation 4 Sales: 39,885,660

Total Combined PS3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 39,417,233

The gap grew in favor of the combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 when compared to the PlayStation 4 during the same timeframe by 81,596 units. The PlayStation 4 leads by 468,427 units.

The PlayStation 4 in its first 29 months sold 39.89 million units, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have sold a combined 39.42 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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KazumaKiryu (on 10 May 2016)

And UNCHARTED 4 - now for PS4!!! That push the PS4 sales figures so strong.

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malistix1985 (on 09 May 2016)

its doing so well, damn, well all we need now is the best game so far to exclusively hit this week and it could be unstoppable, OH WAIT :P

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PS4: This isn't even my final form!

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Azuren (on 09 May 2016)


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Qwark (on 09 May 2016)
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