PlayStation 4 vs Xbox 360 in the US Sales Comparison - PS4 Falls Behind in August 2020 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 04 October 2020 / 2,599 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.
PS4 Vs. X360 US:
Gap change in latest month: 54,190 – X360
Gap change over last 12 months: 3,309,340 - X360
Total Lead: 1,381,659 - X360
X360 Total Sales: 35,364,180
PS4 Total Sales: 33,982,521
August 2020 is the 82nd 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 54,190 more units than the PlayStation 4. In the last 12 months, the Xbox 360 has sold 3.31 million more units than the PlayStation 4. The Xbox 360 currently leads by 1.38 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 82nd month for the PlayStation 4 is August 2020 and for the Xbox 360 it is August 2012. The PlayStation 4 has sold 33.98 million units, while the Xbox 360 sold 35.36 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 11.16 million units to surpass the Xbox 360 in the US.
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