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PS4 vs PS3 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2018 Update

PS4 vs PS3 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2018 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 August 2018 / 4,497 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.


PS4 Vs. PS3 Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 24,313 – PS3

Gap change over last 12 months: 486,723 – PS4

Total Lead: 319,434 – PS4

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 6,827,549

PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 6,508,115

June 2018 is the 53rd month of the PlayStation 4 being on sale in Japan. The gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 3 by 724,313 units in the last month and in favor of the PlayStation 4 by 486,723 units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 currently leads by just 319,434 units.

The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014. The PlayStation 4 has sold 6.83 million units, while its predecessor the PlayStation 3 sold 6.51 million units.

 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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CosmicSex (on 20 August 2018)

Funny thing about this comparison is that it defys all logic that consoles were dead in Japan.
Still why can't we get a WW PS3 vs PS4? For the record?

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