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Switch vs Xbox One – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2018 Update

Switch vs Xbox One – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2018 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 March 2018 / 6,682 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: 471,947 – Switch

Total Lead: 8,409,033 – Switch

Switch Total Sales: 14,455,009

Xbox One Total Sales: 6,045,976

January 2018 is the 11th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 471,947 units when compared to the Xbox One during the same timeframe. The Switch is currently ahead of the Xbox One by 8.41 million units.

The Xbox One launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 14.46 million units, while the Xbox One sold 6.05 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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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LuccaCardoso1 (on 03 March 2018)

A lead of 8.4 million? That's impressive.

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Ryng (on 03 March 2018)

Why people are surprised? I mean, Switch is outselling PS4 launch allinied, of course is crushing XB1...

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Ganoncrotch Ryng (on 04 March 2018)

who's surprised?

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Jranation (on 03 March 2018)


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Meoden (on 03 March 2018)

Switch kill XBox One, Switch dominate 2017.

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Masked_Muchaco (on 04 March 2018)

Switch: Omae wa mou shindeiru.
Xbox One: Nani?!

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weraru_1 (on 03 March 2018)


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Ljink96 weraru_1 (on 03 March 2018)


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KingofTrolls (on 04 March 2018)

NOBODY expected this.

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Ryng KingofTrolls (on 04 March 2018)

I did ;)

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Jranation KingofTrolls (on 04 March 2018)

I dont think anyone expected Nintendo to release a Switch..... I thought they would be 3rd party by now :p

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Mar1217 (on 04 March 2018)

To be honest, we could expect a 2:1 ratio min. in lifetime sales, at this rate.

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Seventizz (on 05 March 2018)

I prefer the Xbox brand and I usually buy a Nintendo console as back up. But with only one game I’d buy (Mario Odyssey), I feel no need to jump on a Switch bandwagon.

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weraru_1 Seventizz (on 05 March 2018)

Hate how you got downvoted to hell for dropping an opinion. Literally nothing you said should have made anyone upset.

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