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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales – July 2017 Update

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales – July 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 September 2017 / 13,654 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan’ article. This series compares the monthly and lifetime sales of the three main consoles - the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch.


Looking at the total sales of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch in Japan for June 2017 shows the lead the PlayStation 4 currently has. However, the Switch has closed the gap consistently since it released in March.

The PlayStation 4 has sold 5.06 million units lifetime, the Switch 1.29 million units, and the Xbox One 81,130 units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 has a 79 percent market share, the Switch sits at 20 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 5,062,941

Switch Total Sales: 1,292,930

Xbox One Total Sales: 81,130


When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 is up and the Xbox One is down. the PlayStation 4 is up 102,649 units and the Xbox One is down 181 units.

The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 66,431 units.

Looking at market share for the month, the Switch managed to achieve 58 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 42 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One less than one percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 185,752

Switch Monthly Sales: 252,183

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 435

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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Bandorr (on 19 September 2017)

For the sake of Xbox, maybe leave them out of any articles involving Japan.

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Dr.Vita (on 19 September 2017)

That Xbox One graph LOL

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Ka-pi96 Dr.Vita (on 19 September 2017)

It's what dead people graphs look like :P

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Dyllyo Dr.Vita (on 19 September 2017)

The flattest line in vgchartz history

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CaptainExplosion (on 19 September 2017)

Japan loves the Switch. :D

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