Switch vs Xbox One in the US Sales Comparison - May 2021 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 07 July 2021 / 1,878 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 PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, as well as with older platforms. 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: 475,133 - Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 8,351,724 - Switch
Total Lead: 145,153 - Xbox One
Switch Total Sales: 29,373,340
Xbox One Total Sales: 29,518,493
May 2021 is the 51st 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 475,133 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 8.35 million units.
The Switch is currently just 145,153 units behind the lifetime Xbox One sales in the US.
The Xbox One launched in the US in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. To date the Switch has sold 29.37 million units, while the Xbox One has sold 29.52 million units.
If you were to align the launches of the two consoles in the US the Switch would be ahead by 9.05 million units, as the Xbox One had sold 20.47 million units through 51 months.
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