Worldwide Hardware Estimates for August 23 to 29 - Switch Sells 326,000, PS4 Sells 125,000, XOne Sells 22,000

Worldwide Hardware Estimates for August 23 to 29 - Switch Sells 326,000, PS4 Sells 125,000, XOne Sells 22,000 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 September 2020 / 2,997 Views

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console worldwide with 326,399 consoles sold for the week ending August 29, according to VGChartz estimates. 

The PlayStation 4 was the second best-selling console with sales of 124,833 consoles sold. This was followed by the Xbox One with 21,752 units and the Nintendo 3DS with 4,012 units. 

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 92,484 units (39.54%). The PlayStation 4 is down 57,930 units (-31.70%), the Xbox One is down 16,253 units (-42.77%), and the 3DS is down 10,917 units (-73.13%).

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

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 326,399 (63,403,962)
  2. PlayStation 4 - 124,833 (112,959,251)
  3. Xbox One - 21,752 (48,219,820)
  4. 3DS - 4,012 (75,778,561)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 120,018
  2. PlayStation 4 - 44,475
  3. Xbox One - 14,363
  4. 3DS - 1,834
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. Nintendo Switch - 91,100
  2. PlayStation 4 - 67,550
  3. Xbox One - 6,131
  4. 3DS - 994
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 104,850
  2. PlayStation 4 - 9,359
  3. 3DS - 1,106
  4. Xbox One - 332
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 10,431
  2. PlayStation 4 - 3,449
  3. Xbox One - 926
  4. 3DS - 78

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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6 Comments

Original (on 03 September 2020)

Holyday is super interesting for Nintendo switch


Original (on 03 September 2020)

Nintendo will be smashing those sales from now cuz 3d Mario collection was just announced


Sonmakodo (on 04 September 2020)

Imagine if they do another Partner Showcase this month giving a Oct./Nov./Dec. release date for No More Heroes 3 and Bravely Default II. They also have the Crown Tundra DLC for Pokémon Sword and Shield and fighter #7 for Smash.


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Sonmakodo (on 04 September 2020)

Imagine if they do another Partner Showcase this month giving a Oct./Nov./Dec. release date for No More Heroes 3 and Bravely Default II. They also have the Crown Tundra DLC for Pokémon Sword and Shield and fighter #7 for Smash.


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Marth (on 03 September 2020)

I feel like we are missing a 0 for XBOX in the title


trunkswd (on 03 September 2020)

It was there when I wrote the article. I'm guessing it was one character too many, so I removed "units" from the title.


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