Switch vs DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2020 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 12 February 2020 / 3,449 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. DS Global:
Gap change in latest month: 297,238 - DS
Gap change over last 12 months: 5,962,080 - DS
Total Lead: 1,249,633 - DS
Switch Total Sales: 50,512,696
DS Total Sales: 51,762,329
January is the 35th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the DS by 297,238 units when compared to the DS during the same timeframe. In the last 12 months the DS has outsold the Switch by 5.96 million units. The DS is ahead of the Switch by 1.25 million units.
The DS launched in November 2004 in North America, December 2004 in Japan and March 2005 in Europe, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 50.51 million units, while the DS sold 51.76 million units during the same timeframe.
The 35th month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is January 2020, while for the DS it is September 2007.
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