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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales – November 2017

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales – November 2017 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 January 2018 / 8,199 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 November 2017 shows the lead the PlayStation 4 currently has. However, the Switch has been closing the gap every month since it release in March 2017.

The PlayStation 4 has sold 5.56 million units lifetime, the Switch 2.40 million units, and the Xbox One 84,659 units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 has a 69 percent market share, the Switch sits at 30 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 5,558,695

Switch Total Sales: 2,401,049

Xbox One Total Sales: 84,659


When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the Xbox One is up, while the PlayStation 4 is down. The PlayStation 4 is down 92,081 units and the Xbox One is up 914 units.

The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 265,440 units and the Xbox One by 374,517. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One by 109,077.

Looking at market share for the month, the Switch managed to achieve 77 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 23 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One less than one percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 111,339

Switch Monthly Sales: 376,779

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 2,262

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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Vertigo-X (on 19 January 2018)

Switch is catching up to that PS4 lead!

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ROCKY223 (on 20 January 2018)

Switch is selling at a blissteringly high rate in japan and by the end of the year it ll be toe to toe against ps4 and later on it ll surpass it

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A_C_E (on 21 January 2018)

You should include Xbox in that graph somewhere.

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