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PS4 vs PS3 and Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2017 Update

PS4 vs PS3 and Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 14 March 2017 / 47,478 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: 843,660 – PS3 and Xbox 360

Gap change over last 12 months: 7,669,062 – PS3 and X360

Total Lead: 6,997,218 – PS3 and X360

PlayStation 4 Sales: 54,818,019

Total Combined PS3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 61,815,237

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 843,660 units and by 7.67 million units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 is behind by 7.00 million units.

The PlayStation 4 in its first 39 months sold 54.82 million units, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have sold a combined 61.82 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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5 Comments
BraLoD (on 14 March 2017)

Poor PS4, such a flop.

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Qwark BraLoD (on 14 March 2017)

I know right even the Vita, Dreamcast and Wii U look good in comparison.

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McReally (on 14 March 2017)

The age of Sony is done.

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Qwark McReally (on 14 March 2017)

I think they should go third party now since they are obviously doomed. A handheld which sold like sand in the Sahara and now it can't even keep up with the twins of yhe previous generation.

  • +1
ABizzel1 (on 14 March 2017)

It's okay PS4, you put up a good fight, now rest warrior......Rest.

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