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PS4 vs Xbox One in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2017 Update

PS4 vs Xbox One in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 March 2017 / 45,316 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. XOne US:

Gap change in latest month: 61,999 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 348,516 – PS4

Total Lead: 1,802,564 – PS4

PS4 Total Sales: 17,882,939

Xbox One Total Sales: 16,080,375

In January 2017 the gap in the US between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One grew in favor of the PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 4 sold 61,999 more units than the Xbox One in the last month.  The PlayStation 4 sold 348,516 more units in the last year.  The PlayStation 4 currently leads by 1.80 million units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in the US on November 15, 2013, while the Xbox One launched on November 22, 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 17.88 Million units, while the Xbox One has sold 16.08 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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments
Azuren (on 06 March 2017)

That gap is growing slowly. If this was the ratio worldwide, no one could say one was really more successful than the other.

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Qwark Azuren (on 07 March 2017)

If you look at the European sales on the other hand the image becomes pretty clear. US is a relatively weak marker for the PS4.

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Azuren Azuren (on 07 March 2017)

It's really not that big of a gap between the two regions, though the attach rate for PlayStation is much higher.

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