PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison - November 2021 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 13 December 2021 / 9,745 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 aligned worldwide sales of the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.
The PlayStation 5 launched in November 2020, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.
PS5 Vs. PS4 Worldwide:
Gap change in latest month: 875,157 - PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: 877,493 - PS4
Total Lead: 196,838 - PS4
PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 15,276,602
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 15,473,440
November 2021 is the 13th month the PlayStation 5 has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 5 by 875,157 units. The PS4 has taken the lead in the latest month and is now ahead of the PS5 by 196,838 units.
The PS5 has sold 15.28 million units in 13 months, while the PS4 sold 15.47 million units. Month 13 for the PS5 is November 2021 and for the PS4 is November 2014.
The PS4 crossed 20 million units in month 17, 30 million units in month 25, and 40 million units in month 31. The PS4 has sold 116.70 million units to date.
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