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Switch vs PS4 in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2019

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 October 2019 / 2,787 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: 153,891 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 47,815 – Switch

Total Lead: 769,225 – PS4

Switch Total Sales: 12,909,824

PS4 Total Sales: 13,679,049

In August 2019 the gap in the US between the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 grew in favor of the Switch when you align launches. The Switch sold 153,891 more units than the PlayStation 4 in the last month and 47,815 more units in the last 12 months.  The PlayStation 4 currently leads by 769,225 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 12.91 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 13.68 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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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Amnesia (on 06 October 2019)

Add your comment...I think the 3rd peak will be higher, AND wider.

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