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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through April 10

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through April 10 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 23 April 2021 / 2,682 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 April 10

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through April 10

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through April 10

2018 – (Week ending January 13 to April 14)

2019 – (Week ending January 12 to April 13)

2020 – (Week ending January 11 to April 11)

2021 – (Week ending January 9 to April 10)

"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 April 10

Microsoft

  • Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 696,102 (-70.6%)
  • Xbox Series X|S – n/a

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Up Year-on-Year 542,826 (9.4%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 163,919 (-89.1%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 2,084,528 (-74.7%)
  • 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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2 Comments
siebensus4 (on 24 April 2021)

Switch should stay above 50 % market share this year.

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SvenTheTurkey siebensus4 (on 24 April 2021)

Maybe. But if Sony sells 14 million or so and Microsoft sells even half of that, the switch would need to sell 40 million. It's probably more likely around 40% by the end of the year. But I'm just going by what I thought I heard the forecast was for ps5 for the year.

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