PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales – October 2017 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 January 2018 / 22,321 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 October 2017 shows the lead the PlayStation 4 currently has. However, the Switch continues to close the gap.
The PlayStation 4 has sold 5.45 million units lifetime, the Switch 2.02 million units, and the Xbox One 82,397 units.
Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 has a 72 percent market share, the Switch sits at 27 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 5,447,356
Switch Total Sales: 2,024,270
Xbox One Total Sales: 82,397
When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are down. The PlayStation 4 is down 17,142 units and the Xbox One is down 1,142 units.
The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 134,118 units and the Xbox One by 235,406. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One by 101,288.
Looking at market share for the month, the Switch managed to achieve 70 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 30 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One less than one percent.
PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 101,851
Switch Monthly Sales: 235,969
Xbox One Monthly Sales: 563
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