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

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 January 2019 / 3,137 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: 306,707 – 3DS

Gap change over last 12 months: 232,266 – PSP

Total Lead: 2,330,750 – PSP

3DS Total Sales: 73,557,985

PSP Total Sales: 75,888,735

In the latest month the gap shrunk by 306,707 units in favor of the 3DS when compared to the PSP. In the last 12 months the PSP has increased its lead by 232,266 units. The PSP currently leads by 2.33 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 73.56 million units, while the PSP sold 75.89 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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Darwinianevolution (on 17 January 2019)

Considering the 3DS might still have one year or two on the market, this comparison is going to end up incredibly close. The PSP is going to edge it out by a few million, though.

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