Switch vs PS4 – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2018 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 04 October 2018 / 4,843 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: 105,095 – Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 248,763 – Switch
Total Lead: 1,959,373 – PS4
Switch Total Sales: 20,058,577
PS4 Total Sales: 22,017,950
August 2018 is the 18th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch during the same time frame by 105,095 units when compared to the Switch during the same timeframe. In the last 12 months the Switch has outsold the PlayStation 4 by 248,763 units. The PlayStation 4 is currently ahead the Switch by 1.96 million units.
The PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 20.06 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 22.02 million units during the same timeframe.
The 18th month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is August 2018, while for the PlayStation 4 it is April 2015.
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