Switch vs Xbox One in the US Sales Comparison – Switch Closes Gap By Nearly 2M in December 2020 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 07 February 2021 / 3,581 Views
The VGChartz sales comparison series of articles are updated monthly and each one focuses on a different sales comparison using our estimated video game hardware figures. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation platforms, as well as comparisons within the 8th generation. There are articles based on our worldwide estimates, as well as the US, Europe, and Japan.
This monthly series compares the lifetime US sales of the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.
Switch Vs. Xbox One US:
Gap change in latest month: 1,852,227 - Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 7,608,581 - Switch
Total Lead: 2,946,534 - Xbox One
Switch Total Sales: 26,340,217
Xbox One Total Sales: 29,286,751
December 2020 is the 46th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the gap shrunk in favor of the Switch by 1.85 million units when compared to the Xbox One. In the last 12 months, the Switch has caught up to the lifetime sales of the Xbox One in the US by 7.61 million units. The Switch is currently 2.95 million units behind the lifetime Xbox One sales in the US.
The Xbox One launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. To date the Switch has sold 26.34 million units, while the Xbox One has sold 29.29 million units.
If you were to align the launches of the two consoles in the US the Switch would be ahead by 9.19 million units, as the Xbox One had sold 17.15 million units through 45 months.
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