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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through September 25

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through September 25 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 October 2021 / 3,803 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 September 25

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through September 25

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through September 25

2018 – (Week ending January 13 to September 29)

2019 – (Week ending January 12 to September 28)

2020 – (Week ending January 11 to September 26)

2021 – (Week ending January 9 to September 25)

"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 September 25

Microsoft

  • Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 1,590,008 (-70.1%)
  • Xbox Series X|S – n/a

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch - Down Year-on-Year 1,370,288 (-8.7%)
  • Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 342,904 (-90.8%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 4,840,794 (-71.9%)
  • 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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3 Comments
eddy7eddy (on 07 October 2021)

Saying that Switch is only 8.7% lower than last year... doesn't sound bad haha.

  • +5
Illusion eddy7eddy (on 08 October 2021)

With the Switch OLED model on the cusp of release in September, these numbers are probably heavily suppressed. I am sure that the Switch would be up YoY in September otherwise.

  • +2
eddy7eddy Illusion (on 08 October 2021)

I believe it too, i'm waiting for Nintendo to give us some OLED Numbers.

  • +1