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Worldwide Hardware Estimates for April 19 to 25 - Switch Sales Soar

Worldwide Hardware Estimates for April 19 to 25 - Switch Sales Soar - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 May 2020 / 4,499 Views

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console worldwide with 298,735 consoles sold for the week ending April 25, according to VGChartz estimates. After weeks of low stock around the world, Nintendo was able to replenish the console in many countries.

The PlayStation 4 was the second best-selling console with sales of 223,080 consoles sold. This was followed by the Xbox One with 52,860 units, and the Nintendo 3DS with 5,032 units. 

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 107,293 units (56.04%). The PlayStation 4 is up 15,887 units (7.67%), the Xbox One is up 6,146 units (13.16%), and the 3DS is down 18,934 units (-79.00%).

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One - Worldwide Hardware Estimates - VGChartz

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 298,735 (54,885,645)
  2. PlayStation 4 - 223,080 (109,278,067)
  3. Xbox One - 52,860 (47,137,856)
  4. 3DS - 5,032 (75,169,403)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 103,308
  2. PlayStation 4 - 62,873
  3. Xbox One - 34,885
  4. 3DS - 1,551
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. PlayStation 4 - 95,976
  2. Nintendo Switch - 58,988
  3. Xbox One - 14,463
  4. 3DS - 1,528
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 131,353
  2. PlayStation 4 - 55,102
  3. 3DS - 1,856
  4. Xbox One - 963
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. PlayStation 4 - 9,129
  2. Switch - 5,086
  3. Xbox One - 2,549
  4. 3DS - 97

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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4 Comments
thomas995 (on 30 April 2020)

Nice recovery from Switch, good to see all current gen consoles increasing YoY.

  • +7
icykai (on 30 April 2020)

Ps4 back in the zone

  • +2
YanisFromFrance (on 30 April 2020)

The stock arrived in Europe the Switch sould be in First in the next week

  • +2

In Europe I mean

  • 0