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Switch vs PS4 – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2018 Update

Switch vs PS4 – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2018 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 August 2018 / 3,864 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. PS4 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 46,682 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 301,266 – PS4

Total Lead: 1,579,608 – PS4

Switch Total Sales: 18,264,209

PS4 Total Sales: 19,843,817

June 2018 is the 16th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the PS4 during the same time frame by 46,682 units when compared to the Switch during the same timeframe and by 301,266 units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 is currently ahead the Switch by 1.58 million units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 18.26 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 19.84 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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Mnementh (on 06 August 2018)

It looks like momentum is in favor of PS4, although slightly.

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Bofferbrauer2 Mnementh (on 06 August 2018)

yeah, it's really a toss-up right now, with the PS4 slightly in the lead

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gemini_d@rk (on 06 August 2018)

dna helix will get another cross soon.

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xMetroid (on 06 August 2018)

Switch being able to keep pace in the summertime against a PS4 in what, February, is a good indicator of Switch's success.

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TheBraveGallade xMetroid (on 07 August 2018)

Febuary is still slow.

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DialgaMarine xMetroid (on 07 August 2018)

Typically, Q4 is the slowest time of the year for hardware sales because it’s right after the holidays. A summer for Switch should easily outpace one of PS4’s early February’s, especially when there are claims that E3 gave Switch a boost.

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xMetroid xMetroid (on 07 August 2018)

Are you kidding. January has always been a pretty solid month and Feb is average but the worst period is summer. Not much games are releasing in summer for a reason...

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