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Switch vs Xbox One – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2019

Switch vs Xbox One – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 October 2019 / 3,133 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. Xbox One Global:

Gap change in latest month: 783,122 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 11,491,578 - Switch

Total Lead: 5,988,451 – Xbox One

Switch Total Sales: 37,200,939

Xbox One Total Sales: 43,189,390

August 2019 is the 30th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap shrunk in favor of the Switch by 783,122 units when compared to the Xbox One. In the last 12 months the Switch has caught up to the lifetime sales of the Xbox One by 11.49 million units. The Switch is currently behind the Xbox One by 5.99 million units.

The Xbox One launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 37.20 million units, while the Xbox One has sold 43.19 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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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5 Comments
Mnementh (on 01 October 2019)

Should be done over the holiday period.

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DaAndy Mnementh (on 01 October 2019)

Yep, there is no doubt about it unless MS starts some totally crazy deal for holiday season.

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curl-6 (on 01 October 2019)

In just the three weeks of September posted so far, that 6 million lead has crumbled to 5.1 million. The gap is closing faster and faster.

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Cerebralbore101 (on 02 October 2019)

The charts on the main page have Switch at 38.3 million. Why are these numbers lower?

  • -1
I like Bacon Cerebralbore101 (on 03 October 2019)

38.3M is as of Sept. 21st. This chart is for end of August.

  • +1