PlayStation 4 vs Xbox 360 in the US Sales Comparison - PS4 Falls Further Behind in July 2020

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox 360 in the US Sales Comparison - PS4 Falls Further Behind in July 2020 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 September 2020 / 2,043 Views

The VGChartz sales comparison series of articles are updated monthly and each one focuses on a different sales comparison using our estimated video game hardware figures. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation platforms, as well as comparisons within the 8th generation. There are articles based on our worldwide estimates, as well as the US, Europe, and Japan.

This monthly series compares the aligned US sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360.

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox 360 in the US Sales Comparison - PS4 Falls Further Behind in July 2020

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox 360 in the US Sales Comparison - PS4 Falls Further Behind in July 2020

PS4 Vs. X360 US:

Gap change in latest month: 342,432 – X360

Gap change over last 12 months: 3,315,099 - X360

Total Lead: 1,327,469 - X360

X360 Total Sales: 35,113,500

PS4 Total Sales: 33,786,031

July 2020 is the 81st month that the PlayStation 4 has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the gap in the US between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360 grew in favor of the Xbox 360 when you align launches. The Xbox 360 sold 342,432 more units than the PlayStation 4. In the last 12 months, the Xbox 360 has sold 3.32 million more units than the PlayStation 4. The Xbox 360 currently leads by 1.33 million units.

The PlayStation 4 launched in the US on November 15, 2013, while the Xbox 360 launched on November 22, 2005. This does mean the holiday periods between the consoles do lineup.

The 81st month for the PlayStation 4 is July 2020 and for the Xbox 360 it is July 2012.The PlayStation 4 has sold 33.79 million units, while the Xbox 360 sold 35.11 million units during the same timeframe.

The Xbox 360 sold 45.14 million units lifetime in the US. The PlayStation 4 needs to sell another 11.35 million units to surpass the Xbox 360 in the US.


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

LivncA_Dis3 (on 02 September 2020)

so its just ps4 vs xbox 360 on us?


siebensus4 (on 02 September 2020)

Next Xbox 360 holiday sales are higher than any PS4 holiday jump so far.


Eagle367 (on 02 September 2020)

I don't think the PS4 will make it sadly