Worldwide Hardware Estimates for April 5 to 11 - Final Fantasy VII Remake, Switch Shortages - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 16 April 2020 / 6,429 Views
The PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console worldwide with 325,988 consoles sold for the week ending April 11, according to VGChartz estimates. The release of Final Fantasy VII Remake helped to double the sales of the console week-on-week.
The Nintendo Switch hit with severe shortages was the second best-selling console with sales of 147,832 consoles sold, followed by the Xbox One with 47,191 units, and the Nintendo 3DS with 4,431 units.
PS4 sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 122,529 units (60.22%). Switch sales are down 62,203 units (-29.62%), the Xbox One is down 2,020 units (-4.10%) and the 3DS is down 21,371 units (-82.83%).
Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):
- PlayStation 4 - 325,988 (108,600,058)
- Switch - 147,832 (53,876,584)
- Xbox One - 47,191 (46,844,415)
- 3DS - 4,431 (75,159,750)
- PlayStation 4 - 92,987
- Switch - 60,234
- Xbox One - 28,920
- 3DS - 1,431
- PlayStation 4 - 115,053
- Nintendo Switch - 44,827
- Xbox One - 15,322
- 3DS - 1,374
- PlayStation 4 - 104,992
- Switch - 38,651
- 3DS - 1,542
- Xbox One - 814
- PlayStation 4 - 12,956
- Switch - 4,120
- Xbox One - 2,135
- 3DS - 84
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 email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.