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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 26

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 26 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 January 2021 / 6,034 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 December 26

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 26

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 26

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to December 30)

2018 – (Week ending January 6 to December 29)

2019 – (Week ending January 5 to December 28)

2020 – (Week ending January 4 to December 26)

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 26

"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 1,924,451 (-38.2%)
  • Xbox Series X|S – n/a

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 8,273,470 (42.9%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 1,091,412 (-70.4%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 5,383,612 (-37.7%)
  • 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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4 Comments
imparanoic (on 11 January 2021)

would how long will the ps4 still a million per year, 2024, maybe?

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imparanoic (on 11 January 2021)

i predict switch will over take ps4 by end of 2022 as well

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Doctor_MG (on 08 January 2021)

Does December 27-January 2nd count for 2020? If so, Switch will have blown past my prediction by around 4M units this year.

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Amnesia Doctor_MG (on 08 January 2021)

It has to, it is 5 days in 2020 and 2 in 2021.

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