Switch Tops 97M, PS5 15M, XS 10M - Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Black Friday Week - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 06 December 2021 / 12,235 Views
The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 1,614,507 units sold for the week ending November 27, according to VGChartz estimates. The Switch has now sold an estimated 97.12 million units lifetime.
The Xbox Series X|S managed to outsell the PS5 for the very first time since the two consoles launched in November 2020.
The Xbox Series X|S sold 862,857 units to bring their lifetime sales to 10.09 million units. The PlayStation 5 sold an estimated 801,603 units to bring its lifetime sales to 15.75 million units.
PS5 sales compared to the same week for the PS4 in 2014 are down by over 154,000 units, while the Xbox Series X|S compared to the same week for the Xbox One are down by nearly 29,000 units. PS4 sold 956,032 units for the week ending November 29, 2014 and Xbox One sales were at 891,645 units.
The PlayStation 4 sold an estimated 27,559 units, the Xbox One sold 13,920 units, and the Nintendo 3DS sold 348 units.
Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are down by 66,234 units (-3.9%), while the PlayStation 5 is up 490,107 (157.3%) and the Xbox Series X|S is up 651,583 units (308.4%).
The PlayStation 4 is down 141,537 (-83.7%), the Xbox One is down 90,517 units (-86.7%), and the 3DS is down 4,534 units (-92.9%).
Looking at sales week-on-week, Nintendo Switch sales are up by nearly 855,000 units, PlayStation 5 sales are up by over 373,000 units, while Xbox Series X|S sales are up by over 536,000 units.
Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):
- Switch - 1,614,507 (97,116,312)
- Xbox Series X|S - 862,857 (10,088,987)
- PlayStation 5 - 801,603 (15,748,002)
- PlayStation 4 - 27,559 (116,703,545)
- Xbox One - 13,920 (50,492,597)
- 3DS - 348 (75,943,009)
- Switch - 917,179
- Xbox Series X|S - 645,486
- PlayStation 5 - 461,492
- PlayStation 4 - 13,997
- Xbox One - 11,546
- Switch - 455,122
- PlayStation 5 - 263,882
- Xbox Series X|S - 179,437
- PlayStation 4 - 12,277
- Xbox One - 2,131
- Switch - 189,707
- PlayStation 5 - 47,417
- Xbox Series X|S - 11,761
- PlayStation 4 - 804
- 3DS - 348 (Japan only)
- Xbox One - 159
- Switch - 52,499
- PlayStation 5 - 28,812
- Xbox Series X|S - 26,173
- PlayStation 4 - 481
- Xbox One - 84
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 email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.