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Switch vs PS4 – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2019

Switch vs PS4 – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 October 2019 / 3,946 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 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 250,951 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 121,565 – PS4

Total Lead: 2,441,060 – PS4

Switch Total Sales: 37,200,939

PS4 Total Sales: 39,641,999

August 2019 is the 30th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 250,951 units when compared to the PlayStation 4 during the same timeframe. In the last 12 months the PlayStation 4 has outsold the Switch by 121,565 units. The PlayStation 4 is currently ahead of the Switch by 2.44 million units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 37.20 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 39.64 million units during the same timeframe.

The 30th month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is August 2019, while for the PlayStation 4 it is April 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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PAOerfulone (on 30 September 2019)

The graph and lead are about to flip again.

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eddy7eddy (on 30 September 2019)

I really like this Chart, the Champ VS the New Challenger.

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Mnementh (on 30 September 2019)

With the lite and Pokemon, can take Switch the lead for good? But PS4 is also closing in on it's peak so will get stronger momentum. This fight stays exciting.

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DialgaMarine (on 02 October 2019)

I’m mainly waiting to see how the Switch performs after the launch of PS5. Being a portable will certainly help, but it’s bound to take some sort of hit.

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