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Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through October 31

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through October 31 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 November 2020 / 2,907 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 October 31

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through October 31

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through October 31

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to November 4)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to November 3)

2019 – (Week ending January 5 to November 2)

2020 – (Week ending January 4 to October 31)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Sales Comparison Charts Through October 31

"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 – Down Year-on-Year 80,815 (-3.3%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 8,240,480 (76.4%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 808,798 (-68.4%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 2,006,655 (-20.7%)

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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4 Comments
SKMBlake (on 06 November 2020)

"the Nintendo Switch had a really great year, with 19 million units sold.

What yo you mean by "it's not over, it's only tje beginning" ?

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Bofferbrauer2 (on 06 November 2020)

19M before November... wow, just wow!

  • +2
Kristof81 (on 09 November 2020)

I love like years from now, while comparing figures, instead of "wait for the DS lite", we'll be saying "wait for the Switch 2020".

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siebensus4 (on 08 November 2020)

Let's see if the Switch can do 11M in 2 months (target 30M). Fiscal year should easily meet 30M.

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