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Switch vs PS4 in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2019 Update

Switch vs PS4 in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2019 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 July 2019 / 3,299 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. PS4 US:

Gap change in latest month: 48,097 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 138,991 – Switch

Total Lead: 719,958 – PS4

Switch Total Sales: 12,037,039

PS4 Total Sales: 12,756,997

In May 2019 the gap in the US between the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 grew in favor of the Nintendo Switch when you align launches. The Switch sold 48,097 more units than the PlayStation 4 in the last month and 138,991 more units in the last 12 months.  The PlayStation 4 currently leads by 719,958 million units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in the US on November 15, 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched on March 3, 2017. The Switch has sold 12.04 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 12.76 million units during the same timeframe.

The 27th month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is May 2019, while for the PlayStation 4 it is January 2016.

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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peachbuggy (on 03 July 2019)

The Switch will retake the lead in October, possibly permanently.

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peachbuggy peachbuggy (on 03 July 2019)

Sorry, I meant November.

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Azuren peachbuggy (on 03 July 2019)

Only until it stops selling entirely. It depends on how long that level of power can remain relevant.

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Coolback peachbuggy (on 04 July 2019)

I think in Septembre.
Mario Maker 2, FE TH and Astral Chain and Daemon X Machina will give a good ascension in summer but Zelda LA will destroy charts and LM3/Pokémon will atomize this.

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aris4me (on 04 July 2019)

Switch goes with no doubt very strong!

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