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Xbox One vs Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2017 Update

Xbox One vs Xbox 360 – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 July 2017 / 30,772 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.

Xbox One Vs. Xbox 360 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 88,697 – X360

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,867,381 – X360

Total Lead: 283,034 – X360

Xbox One Total Sales: 29,905,621

Xbox 360 Total Sales: 30,188,655

April 2017 is the 43rd month of the Xbox One being on sale. In the latest month the Xbox One has fallen behind the Xbox 360 in its 43rd month on sale. In the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Xbox 360 by 88,697 units and by 2.87 million in the last 12 months. The Xbox 360 currently leads by 283,034.

Both consoles launched in November. The Xbox 360 launched in November 2005, while the Xbox One launched in November 2013. The Xbox One has sold 29.91 million units, while its predecessor the Xbox 360 sold 30.19 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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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darkenergy (on 20 July 2017)

How about a graph comparison between the X1 and 360 for only the USA?

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TheBraveGallade (on 17 July 2017)

Well... 360 sales will keep rising while xbobe seens to be tapering off.

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Seventizz TheBraveGallade (on 19 July 2017)

Probably potential customers awaiting the Xbox One X. The 360 didn't get a huge upgrade to it other than a smaller size.

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ArchangelMadzz (on 17 July 2017)

I think in the first graphic it should be 'XOne lead'.

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VAMatt (on 17 July 2017)

Sales would be expected to right now, ahead of the X1X launch this fall. I think this chart will be interesting to look at after holiday 2018. I think that's when we'll know if XB1 has fallen short of its predecessor.

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VAMatt VAMatt (on 17 July 2017)

Expected to slow*

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zorg1000 (on 17 July 2017)

the next 2 years will be a massacre

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shikamaru317 (on 17 July 2017)

Hmm, the decline is starting to level off now. XB1 is heavily Holiday loaded so who knows, maybe XB1 will manage to catch back up this Holiday.

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shikamaru317 shikamaru317 (on 17 July 2017)

Regardless, once Kinect released in 2010 Xbox 360 sales took off like a rabbit on speed, so it's unlikely that XB1 will stay close to 360 beyond next year.

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