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Switch vs PS4 in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – August 2019

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 October 2019 / 2,703 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: 184,680 – Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,527,885 - Switch

Total Lead: 496,665 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 8,819,021

PS4 Total Sales: 8,322,356

August 2019 is the 30th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Japan. The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 184,680 units in the last month and by 2.53 million units in the last 12 months. The Switch is currently ahead of the PlayStation 4 by 496,665 units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014 in Japan, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 8.82 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 8.32 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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3 Comments
siebensus4 (on 12 October 2019)

Next target is PS3 with 10.4M and then Wii with 12.7M.

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SwitchUP siebensus4 (on 12 October 2019)

Easy peasy.

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Agente42 (on 12 October 2019)

Switch is 3DS + Wiiu + Psvita, i believe, if nintendo play right, 20 - 25 milions LTD in JAPAN.

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