Switch vs DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – April 2017 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 06 June 2017 / 39,268 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.
Switch Vs. DS Global:
Gap change in latest month: 1,282,837 – DS
Total Lead: 631,494– Switch
Switch Total Sales: 3,488,881
DS Total Sales: 2,857,387
April 2017 is the 2nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the DS by 1.28 million units. After two months the Switch is currently ahead of the DS by 631,494 units.
The DS launched in November 2004 in North America, December 2004 in Japan and March 2005 in Europe, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 3.49 million units, while the DS sold 2.86 million units during the same timeframe.
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