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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through November 28

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through November 28 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 December 2020 / 6,749 Views

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the five current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One) and two legacy platforms (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)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through November 28

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through November 28

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through November 28

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to December 2)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to December 1)

2019 – (Week ending January 5 to November 30)

2020 – (Week ending January 4 to November 28)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through November 28

"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 1,101,578 (-29.9%)
  • Xbox Series X|S – n/a

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 7,941,719 (55.8%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 887,265 (-67.1%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 4,035,712 (-33.2%)
  • PlayStation 5 – n/a

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
AFattyGamer (on 14 December 2020)

Don't disrespect Sony with that thumbnail, VGChartz. Nintendo Switch has taken 2020. Sony will have more stock for PS5 in 2021 so we shall see then.

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mZuzek (on 13 December 2020)

Quite the thumbnail

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RolStoppable (on 13 December 2020)

A fitting picture for this article. Switch owns both the PS5 and XSX|S.

  • +1
VMCJonCarter (on 14 December 2020)

Only a matter time tell the Switch surpasses 3DS and GBA Lifetime Sales.

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Kristof81 (on 14 December 2020)

So for Switch, 25% YoY increase in December would result in doubling last year numbers. That'd be something.

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Original (on 13 December 2020)

So Nintendo switch sold 3.5 million on November alone

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