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3DS vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2018 Update

3DS vs PSP – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2018 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 October 2018 / 3,889 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.


3DS Vs. PSP Global:

Gap change in latest month: 18,986 – PSP

Gap change over last 12 months: 148,069 – 3DS

Total Lead: 2,477,756 – PSP

3DS Total Sales: 72,645,886         

PSP Total Sales: 75,123,642

In the latest month the gap grew by 18,986 units in favor of the PSP when compared to the 3DS and by 148,069 units in favor of the 3DS in the last 12 months. The PSP currently leads by 2.48 million units.

An important note is that the two handhelds launched at different times of the year. The PSP first launched in December 2004, while the 3DS launched in February 2011. The 3DS has sold 72.65 million units, while the PSP sold 75.12 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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ResilientFighter (on 10 October 2018)

oh psp why didnt you have a child as popular as you :(

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DialgaMarine ResilientFighter (on 10 October 2018)

Sony used overpriced proprietary memory cards, and gave it a vague name. As unoriginal as it sounds, PSP2 would’ve been a very functional name, and no doubt the device would’ve fared much better on the market with that name alone.

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The memory card bullshit was the worst T_T
PSP Dos sounds cool too

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AngryLittleAlchemist (on 10 October 2018)

PSP was a beast

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Rob5VGC (on 10 October 2018)


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