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Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through August 15

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through August 15 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 20 August 2020 / 2,913 Views

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three home consoles (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) and two handhelds (Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita) over comparable periods for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.  Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.

Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through August 15

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through August 15

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through August 15

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to August 19)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to August 18)

2019 – (Week ending January 5 to August 17)

2020 – (Week ending January 4 to August 15)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through August 15

"Year to date" sales for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2020 versus 2019 and 2020 versus 2018 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Microsoft

  • Xbox One – Up Year-on-Year 206,788 (11.1%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 6,735,346 (92.3%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 644,194 (-66.8%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 794,752 (-10.7%)

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
Original (on 21 August 2020)

Switch is now making the rounds

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mjk45 (on 24 August 2020)

your 2018 and 2019 totals need to be reversed.

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Cerebralbore101 (on 24 August 2020)

XB1 is dropping so fast! I think 3DS might have better weekly sales than XB1 at some point in the future.

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