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Switch vs PS4 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2019 Update

Switch vs PS4 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2019 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 August 2019 / 2,923 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 Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 69,971 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,425,260 - Switch

Total Lead: 135,151 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 8,347,573

PS4 Total Sales: 8,212,422

June 2019 is the 28th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Japan. The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 69,971 units in the last month and by 2.43 million units in the last 12 months. The Switch is currently ahead of the PlayStation 4 by 135,151 units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014 in Japan, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 8.35 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 8.21 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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Jumpin (on 31 July 2019)

King Sony: "Ah, N-Nintendo! Welcome back to Japan."
Prince Nintendo: "You no longer need to worry about handhelds. You no longer need to bear the weight of your crown of the home console industry. This Switch takes care of everything!"
King Sony: "What is this? What are you are doing?"
Prince Nintendo: "succeeding you!" Stabs the old fool
King Nintendo: "The singular use box top will fall! From the ashes will rise a new order that will shake the very foundations of the world!"

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Amnesia (on 31 July 2019)

I think we have never seen the graph for this 2 in Japan launch aligned.

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DaAndy Amnesia (on 31 July 2019)

I would like to see that one, too. And I would really love to see a comparison Wii -vs- Switch in Japan launch aligned.

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