3DS vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 08 September 2016 / 41,247 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.
3DS Vs. PSP Global:
Gap change in latest month: 9,482 – 3DS
Gap change over last 12 months: 2,982,788 – PSP
Total Lead: 475,382 – PSP
3DS Total Sales: 58,986,875
PSP Total Sales: 59,462,257
The PSP in the last few months is ahead of the Nintendo 3DS when you align the launches of the two handhelds. In the latest month the gap grew by 9,482 units in favor of the Nintendo 3DS and by 2.98 million units in favor of the PSP in the last 12 months. The PSP currently leads by 475,382 units.
An important note is that the two handhelds launched at different times of the year. The PSP first launched in December 2004, while the 3DS launched in February 2011. The 3DS has sold 58.99 million units in its first 63 months, while the PSP sold 59.46 million units.
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