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3DS vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – October 2017 Update

3DS vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – October 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 13 December 2017 / 4,301 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.

3DS Vs. PSP Global:

Gap change in latest month: 108,249 – PSP

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,228,256 – PSP

Total Lead: 2,477,944 – PSP

3DS Total Sales: 68,043,026

PSP Total Sales: 70,520,970

In the latest month the gap grew by 108,249 units in favor of the PSP and by 2.23 million units in favor of the PSP in the last 12 months. The PSP currently leads by 2.48 million units.

An important note is that the two handhelds launched at different times of the year. The PSP first launched in December 2004, while the 3DS launched in February 2011. The 3DS has sold 68.04 million units, while the PSP sold 70.52 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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PAOerfulone (on 12 December 2017)

I'm expecting Nintendo to announce somewhere between 71-73 million 3DS units shipped as of Dec. 31st, when they announce their latest figures in late January/early February.

So, the 3DS may actually have a chance.

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Ryng PAOerfulone (on 12 December 2017)

3DS is at 69m as for September 2017. My prediction is 3 million shipped for this quarter, so 72m looks right.

They won't ship another 10m to surpass PSP 82m LT shipments, but they can break the 80m milestone and makes a very close battle.

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Ryng (on 12 December 2017)

is gonna be a close fight. Both in the 80 million range.

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ROCKY223 (on 13 December 2017)

Long live PSP

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