PS4 vs 3DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 20 September 2016 / 34,984 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.
PlayStation 4 Vs. Nintendo 3DS:
Gap change in latest month: 162,037 – PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: 10,860,623 – PS4
Total Lead: 16,030,626 – 3DS
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 42,956,249
Nintendo 3DS Total Sales: 58,986,875
The Nintendo 3DS is currently the best-selling platform of the 8th generation, while the PlayStation 4 is the best-selling home console. The PlayStation 4 launched nearly two years after the Nintendo 3DS. The gap peaked at 35.22 million units in favor the Nintendo 3DS in December 2013. The gap has consistently shrunk since then.
During July 2016 the gap grew in favor of the PS4 by 162,037 units. In the last 12 months the gap has grown in favor of the PS4 by 10.86 million units. The 3DS currently leads by 16.03 million units.
The PlayStation 4 has sold 42.96 million units, while the Nintendo 3DS has sold 58.99 million units.
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