Switch Leads Strong Week as Sales Climb - Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Dec 6-12 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 23 December 2020 / 11,357 Views
The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 1,396,099 units sold for the week ending December 12, according to VGChartz estimates.
The PlayStation 5 is in its fifth week available in North America, Oceania, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea, and is in its fourth week in Europe and the rest of the world. The console sold an estimated 365,048 units to bring its lifetime sales to 3,733,146 units.
The Xbox Series X|S is in its fifth week worldwide and is the third best-selling console. The consoles sold an estimated 192,413 units to bring their lifetime sales to 2,009,716 units.
It should be noted the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S continues to be supply-constrained in most markets, which will likely continue through early 2021.
The PlayStation 4 sold an estimated 165,670 units, the Xbox One sold 91,966 units, and the Nintendo 3DS sold 4,845 units.
Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 26,875 units (2.0%). The PlayStation 4 is down 293,628 units (-63.9%), the Xbox One is down 257,553 units (-73.7%), and the 3DS is down 58,428 units (-92.3%).
Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):
- Switch - 1,396,099 (73,579,518)
- PlayStation 5 - 365,048 (3,733,146)
- Xbox Series X|S - 192,413 (2,009,716)
- PlayStation 4 - 165,670 (114,626,324)
- Xbox One - 91,966 (49,042,443)
- 3DS - 4,845 (75,898,584)
- Switch - 621,997
- PlayStation 5 - 172,343
- Xbox Series X|S - 128,169
- Xbox One - 70,526
- PlayStation 4 - 57,272
- 3DS - 2,637
- Nintendo Switch - 358,182
- PlayStation 5 - 152,713
- PlayStation 4 - 83,215
- Xbox Series X|S - 55,907
- Xbox One - 17,487
- 3DS - 1,309
- Switch - 366,400
- PlayStation 5 - 22,761
- PlayStation 4 - 20,520
- Xbox Series X|S - 4,916
- Xbox One - 1,486
- 3DS - 777
- Switch - 49,520
- PlayStation 5 - 17,231
- PlayStation 4 - 4,663
- Xbox Series X|S - 3,421
- Xbox One - 2,467
- 3DS - 122
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.