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PS4 vs PS3 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2019 Update

PS4 vs PS3 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2019 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 April 2019 / 4,954 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: 41,107 – PS3

Gap change over last 12 months: 66,354 – PS3

Total Lead: 499,028 – PS4

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 7,870,590

PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 7,371,562

February 2019 is the 61st month of the PlayStation 4 being on sale in Japan. The gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 3 by 41,1,07 units in the last month and in favor of the PlayStation 3 by 66,354 units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 currently leads by just 499,028 units.

The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014. The PlayStation 4 has sold 7.87 million units, while its predecessor the PlayStation 3 sold 7.37 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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Geralt99 (on 09 April 2019)

Would love to see Ps4 vs Ps3 in the US.

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S.Peelman (on 09 April 2019)

The tide is turning.

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