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Switch vs Xbox One – VGChartz Gap Charts – November 2017 Update

Switch vs Xbox One – VGChartz Gap Charts – November 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 January 2018 / 5,742 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.

Switch Vs. Xbox One Global:

Gap change in latest month: 1,571,347 – Switch

Total Lead: 4,115,716 – Switch

Switch Total Sales: 9,103,150

Xbox One Total Sales: 4,987,434

November 2017 is the 9th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 1.57 million units when compared to the Xbox One during the same timeframe. The Switch is currently ahead of the Xbox One by 4.12 million units.

The Xbox One launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 9.10 million units, while the Xbox One sold 4.99 million units during the same timeframe.


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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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13 Comments
xMetroid (on 05 January 2018)

Wow already 4 million

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Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Not a fair comparation, i'm sure that if XB1 launched in March it would have outsold the Switch.

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Eagle367 Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Hahaha 😂🤣 seriously though Xbox had its holiday season this is switch's first one so no you are wrong. And PS4 might have but are you looking at the charts here? It's 4mil ahead nothing would have covered that separation and then some

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RolStoppable Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Ryng_Tolu, do you want to pick a fight? Come here and I'll smash you.

  • +4
Ryng Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Someone don't get the joke. ^^

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RolStoppable Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Yup, Eagle doesn't read the forums enough.

Now do you want to fight or not?

  • +3
Ryng Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

let's rock baby!

  • +2
RolStoppable Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Okay, let's get the party started.

As an Italian, how do you feel about your national football team's chances to win the World Cup in Russia this year?

  • +6
Eagle367 Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

Am I not supposed to take you seriously?

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Ryng Ryng (on 05 January 2018)

They would have won if they surpassed the pools >:(

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AsGryffynn Ryng (on 06 January 2018)

Two things will happen now...

Either the Switch slows down to a crawl come next year and never catches up like it happened with the PS and XBO or it pulls a Wii and annihilates everything after sales rise exponentially over time...

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ABizzel1 Ryng (on 06 January 2018)

@Eagle

No. Xbox nor PS4 will benefit from the holiday season until months 12 - 13, unlike the Switch which benefits months 9 - 10. That being said the joke you missed was Xbox had no chance of competing. Even including it's first true holiday season in 2014 it still only hit 8m consoles sold. With the Switch already at 9m

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JWeinCom Ryng (on 07 January 2018)

Nah. I think the joke is that when anyone, regardless of the console they support, sees a comparison that does not support their preconceptions, they will claim the comparison is invalid because the circumstances weren't 100% identical, even though no two launches are ever 100% identical.

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