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Switch Sells 376K, PS5 Sells 226K, XS Sells 136K - Worldwide Hardware Estimates for June 20-26

Switch Sells 376K, PS5 Sells 226K, XS Sells 136K - Worldwide Hardware Estimates for June 20-26 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 July 2021 / 7,264 Views

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 375,783 units sold for the week ending June 26, according to VGChartz estimates. The Switch has now sold an estimated 87.78 million units lifetime.

The PlayStation 5 sold an estimated 226,142 units to bring its lifetime sales to 9.55 million units. The Xbox Series X|S sold 136,217 units to bring their lifetime sales to 5.70 million units. 

The PlayStation 4 sold an estimated 28,818 units, the Xbox One sold 12,175 units, and the Nintendo 3DS sold 642 units.

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are down 20,204 units (-5.1%). The PlayStation 4 is down 153,174 (-84.2%), the Xbox One is down 38,175 units (-75.8%), and the 3DS is down 6,932 units (-91.5%).

PS5 Sales, Xbox Series X and S Sales, Switch Sales

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 375,783 (87,784,204)
  2. PlayStation 5 - 226,142 (9,545,824)
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 136,217 (5,704,272)
  4. PlayStation 4 - 28,818 (115,761,194)
  5. Xbox One - 12,175 (50,178,123)
  6. 3DS - 642 (75,936,896)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 136,191
  2. Xbox Series X|S - 82,858
  3. PlayStation 5 - 76,701
  4. PlayStation 4 - 11,190
  5. Xbox One - 9,043
  6. 3DS - 53
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 116,140
  2. PlayStation 5 - 93,565
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 34,079
  4. PlayStation 4 - 12,945
  5. Xbox One - 2,481
  6. 3DS - 65
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 106,004
  2. PlayStation 5 - 50,404
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 15,118
  4. PlayStation 4 - 3,990
  5. Xbox One - 385
  6. 3DS - 515
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 17,448
  2. PlayStation 5 - 5,472
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 4,162
  4. PlayStation 4 - 693
  5. Xbox One - 266
  6. 3DS - 9

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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zakr1995 (on 08 July 2021)

All 3 consoles are killing it tbh, all beating their previous console, relative to their release.

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2zosteven (on 08 July 2021)

Is this the first time switch has been outsold by PS4, PS5, Xbox one, Xbox x/s and 3ds combined?

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siebensus4 (on 08 July 2021)

PS5 is currently outselling PS4 (launch aligned) and should reach 10m in 3 weeks – at the same time as Wii launch aligned.

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Greenfox (on 08 July 2021)

The next few months are likely to see Switch sales plummet in anticipation of the OLED version. However, I'm not sure that this new version has achieved enough media success to create a wave effect.

I would bet more on a very slight drop in sales until October, and also a slight rise after that until Christmas, when the OLED version really starts to catch on.

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INCITATUSBR (on 08 July 2021)

is VGChartz still doing NS v.s. PS4? it would be interesting to see the graph...

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G2ThaUNiT (on 08 July 2021)

Where does VGChartz get their estimates from?

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Legit (on 08 July 2021)

Switch sells will keep going down from now untill October

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Mnementh Legit (on 08 July 2021)

July has a lot of games: Ys IX, Skyward Sword HD, Monster Hunter Stories...
So it might not too bad this month.

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Tridrakious Mnementh (on 08 July 2021)

However, there is an improved Switch coming. So people will start holding off on getting Switchs until then.

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Mnementh Tridrakious (on 08 July 2021)

True enough.

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Tridrakious Mnementh (on 08 July 2021)

What I want to see is how the slow down will affect the overall fiscal year performance of the Switch.

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Greenfox Tridrakious (on 08 July 2021)

Well, it makes sense that everything that will be lost before October will be recovered after that, also taking into account the magnet effect of the new version.

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Tridrakious Greenfox (on 08 July 2021)

"Magnet Effect"? What is that? And will it make up the sales and be an improvement on what we were already seeing?

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eddy7eddy Tridrakious (on 08 July 2021)

Starting October, the only thing that's going to stop Switch's sales are the chip shortages.

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SvenTheTurkey Tridrakious (on 09 July 2021)

Nintendo already forecast 25 million for the fiscal year. That would be 3 million less than last year. You can pretty much assume that's the low end for the year.

Of course that's April through March rather than a calendar year for their forecast, but it's usually applicable to the calendar year as well. But the switch would have to be down by almost 10% consistently to sell as low as 25 million. When it's all said and done, they'll be down by a million compared to last year at the most. It could still match last year depending on how many current switch owners buy the new model. I can't imagine it will be a tremendous amount of people, but there will be some. That should somewhat balance out any potential lower sales through the summer.

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Sonmakodo Legit (on 09 July 2021)

No they won’t, Switch has the software to keep that from happening. Monster Hunter Stories 2, Skyward Sword HD, NEO: The World Ends With You, The Great Ace Attorney, WarioWare Get It Together! and No More Heroes 3 plus some smaller titles will be way more than enough to keep sales going strong. There are plenty of people who will not wait to play them.

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