Switch vs DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – April 2019 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 04 June 2019 / 2,910 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. DS Global:
Gap change in latest month: 4,464,536 – DS
Gap change over last 12 months: 3,468,118 - DS
Total Lead: 846,123 - DS
Switch Total Sales: 33,767,244
DS Total Sales: 34,613,367
April 2019 is the 26th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the DS by 4.46 million units when compared to the Switch during the same timeframe. In the last 12 months the DS has caught up by 3.47 million units. The DS has now taken the lead for the first time since the launches have been aligned. The DS leads by 846,123 units.
The DS launched in November 2004 in North America, December 2004 in Japan and March 2005 in Europe, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 33.77 million units, while the DS sold 34.61 million units during the same timeframe.
The 26th month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is April 2019, while for the DS it is December 2006.
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