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Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Oct 11 to 17 - Switch Sales Remain Above 400,000 Units

Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Oct 11 to 17 - Switch Sales Remain Above 400,000 Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 22 October 2020 / 3,941 Views

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console worldwide with 418,749 consoles sold for the week ending October 17, according to VGChartz estimates. 

The PlayStation 4 was the second best-selling console with sales of 124,962 consoles sold. This was followed by the Xbox One with 29,295 units, and the Nintendo 3DS with 2,808 units.

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 126,917 units (43.49%). The PlayStation 4 is down 73,936 units (-37.17%), the Xbox One is down 22,194 units (-43.10%), and the 3DS is down 12,106 units (-81.17%).

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

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 418,749 (66,456,566)
  2. PlayStation 4 - 124,962 (113,877,762)
  3. Xbox One - 29,295 (48,404,281)
  4. 3DS - 2,808 (75,815,989)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 144,327
  2. PlayStation 4 - 38,259
  3. Xbox One - 20,743
  4. 3DS - 1,023
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. Nintendo Switch - 122,152
  2. PlayStation 4 - 72,614
  3. Xbox One - 6,933
  4. 3DS - 766
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 138,087
  2. PlayStation 4 - 10,694
  3. 3DS - 938
  4. Xbox One - 375
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 14,183
  2. PlayStation 4 - 3,395
  3. Xbox One - 1,244
  4. 3DS - 81

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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5 Comments

Original (on 22 October 2020)

Switch is actually selling more than last year it's not even holidays yet maybe Nintendo will sell 30 Mil more switches by March 2021

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I like Bacon (on 22 October 2020)

Going to assume you meant sell 30M this fiscal year ending in March and not literally 30M between October 2020 - March 2021.

  • +2
siebensus4 (on 22 October 2020)

It seems that Mario Kart Live is no system seller... it's maybe more comparable with Ring Fit Adventure.

  • +1
Cerebralbore101 (on 24 October 2020)

70 Million Units in just 4 years. This is insane!

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Original (on 25 October 2020)

March 2021 is switchs 4th year by then it'll do more than 75 million

  • 0