Worldwide Hardware Estimates for July 25 to August 1 - Switch Outsells NES - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 06 August 2020 / 4,440 Views
The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console worldwide with 357,773 consoles sold for the week ending August 1, according to VGChartz estimates. The Switch has sold 62.08 million units lifetime and has now outsold the NES, which sold 61.91 million units lifetime.
The PlayStation 4 was the second best-selling console with sales of 149,988 consoles sold. This was followed by the Xbox One with 40,851 units, and the Nintendo 3DS with 5,295 units.
Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 165,106 units (85.70%). The PlayStation 4 is down 28,281 units (-15.86%), the Xbox One is down 1,848 units (-4.33%), and the 3DS is down 13,562 units (-71.92%).
Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):
- Switch - 357,773 (62,078,875)
- PlayStation 4 - 149,988 (112,502,188)
- Xbox One - 40,851 (48,310,450)
- 3DS - 5,295 (75,760,978)
- Switch - 119,087
- PlayStation 4 - 50,597
- Xbox One - 28,204
- 3DS - 3,006
- Nintendo Switch - 98,241
- PlayStation 4 - 79,571
- Xbox One - 8,960
- 3DS - 1,350
- Switch - 127,741
- PlayStation 4 - 15,350
- 3DS - 851
- Xbox One - 519
- Switch - 12,704
- PlayStation 4 - 4,470
- Xbox One - 3,168
- 3DS - 88
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.