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

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 January 2019 / 4,982 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: 2,918,978 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 7,641,136 - Switch

Total Lead: 11,462,470 – Switch

Switch Total Sales: 24,911,669

Xbox One Total Sales: 13,449,199

November 2018 is the 21st month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 2.92 million units when compared to the Xbox One during the same timeframe. In the last 12 months the Switch has grown its lead over the Xbox One by 7.64 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the Xbox One by 11.46 million units.

The Xbox One launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 24.91 million units, while the Xbox One sold 13.45 million units during the same timeframe.

The 21st month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is November 2018, while for the Xbox One it is July 2015.

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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zorg1000 (on 10 January 2019)

Yet there are still some who think Switch wont catch XBO...

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Ljink96 zorg1000 (on 10 January 2019)

I was gonna post the same thing. I mean, look at that gap.

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Mar1217 (on 11 January 2019)

This isn't even funny anymore. December wll look like a slaughter once again.

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Mnementh (on 11 January 2019)

Not much interesting to see here. Switch clearly has better momentum, in and outside of holidays. Switch will outsell Xbox One fast. Maybe it should be compared to X360, that could be more interesting.

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PAOerfulone (on 10 January 2019)

The Switch's install base will be somewhere between 60-75% of the Xbox One's by the end of the year.

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SKMBlake (on 11 January 2019)

Well that's just sad

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