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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through February 20

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through February 20 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 March 2021 / 5,509 Views

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch) and three legacy platforms (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo 3DS) over comparable periods for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.  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 February 20

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through February 20

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through February 20

2018 – (Week ending January 13 to February 24)

2019 – (Week ending January 12 to February 23)

2020 – (Week ending January 11 to February 22)

2021 – (Week ending January 9 to February 20)

"Year to date" sales for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2021 versus 2020 and 2021 versus 2019 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through February 20

Microsoft

  • Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 157,654 (-49.7%)
  • Xbox Series X|S – n/a

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 853,193 (45.1%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 92,204 (-90.0%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 614,045 (-59.4%)
  • 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
Bofferbrauer2 (on 05 March 2021)

So next week, Switch will pass the 80M mark

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Real Bofferbrauer2 (on 06 March 2021)

Yeah by vgcharts but you know Switch is likely at 83 or 84 by original nintendo report

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Bofferbrauer2 Real (on 06 March 2021)

That's shipped; VGChartz is tracking sold to consumers. The better a console sells on a weekly basis, the more there are in transit, in warehouses and on shelves to refill what has been sold, so there's generally a big gap between both numbers, especially during the holiday season.

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Real Bofferbrauer2 (on 06 March 2021)

Well vgcharts is fake anyway

  • -1