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

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 22 September 2017 / 11,787 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Europe’ 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 Europe in July 2017 shows how much the PlayStation 4 has dominated in the region.

The PlayStation 4 has sold 25.06 million units lifetime in Europe, the Xbox One 8.29 million units, and the Switch 1.43 million units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms combined. The PlayStation 4 has 72 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 24 percent, and the Switch four percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 25,063,097

Xbox One Total Sales: 8,292,202

Switch Total Sales: 1,432,959


The PlayStation 4 outsold the Switch by 151,476 units for the month and the Xbox One by 203,527 units. The Switch outsold the Xbox One by 52,051 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are up. The PlayStation 4 is up by 47,771 units and the Xbox One is up by 5,228 units.

Looking at market share for the month, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 55 percent. The Switch accounted for 27 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One 18 percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 300,352

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 96,825

Switch Monthly Sales: 148,876

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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LuccaSSC (on 23 September 2017)

Playstation always sells well in Europe.

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siebensus4 (on 23 September 2017)

If we add the 3 million Wii U sold in Europe we have "only" a 50 % market share...

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Bandorr siebensus4 (on 23 September 2017)

You mean if you add an entire different generation.. to the existing one?

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Qwark siebensus4 (on 23 September 2017)

Wait what even if you add the cumulative sales of Wii U Xone and Switch. The PS4 is marketshare in Europe is still around 65%. Without Wii U it is roughly 71%.

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