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Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox One Sales Comparison - December 2021

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox One Sales Comparison - December 2021 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 February 2022 / 3,774 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 Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.

The Xbox Series X|S launched in November 2020, while the Xbox One launched in November 2013. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox One Sales Comparison - December 2021

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox One Sales Comparison - December 2021

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox One Sales Comparison - December 2021

XSX|S Vs. XOne Worldwide:

Gap change in latest month: 126,989 - XSX|S

Gap change over last 12 months: 1,550,291 - XSX|S

Total Lead: 1,521,912 - XSX|S

Xbox Series X|S Total Sales: 11,817,831

Xbox One Total Sales: 10,295,919

December 2021 is the 14th month the Xbox Series X|S has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the Xbox Series X|S when compared to the aligned launch of the Xbox One by 126,989 units. The Xbox Series X|S has grown its lead in the last 12 months by 1.55 million units. The Xbox Series X|S is currently ahead by 1.52 million units.

The Xbox Series X|S has sold 11.82 million units in 14 months, while the Xbox One sold 10.30 million units. Month 14 for the Xbox Series X|S is December 2021 and for the Xbox One is December 2014.

The Xbox One did not reach current Xbox Series X|S sales until month 19 when it sold 12.08 million units.

The Xbox One crossed 20 million in month 30, 30 million in month 48, and 40 million in month 61. The Xbox One has sold 50.50 million units to date.


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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4 Comments
aTokenYeti (on 22 January 2022)

Yeah this one is going to be a slaughter I think. This will probably be the closest the Xbox One gets again

  • +15
2zosteven (on 23 January 2022)

back to 360 + sales numbers

  • +5
CaptainExplosion (on 23 January 2022)

Certainly an improvement over the Xbox One years.

  • +3
scrapking CaptainExplosion (on 23 January 2022)

Not a big improvement yet. But it will be soon, the Xbox One had the previous-best Xbox launch, but didn't hold that momentum. The Series consoles are off to an even better start, and will likely hold that momentum.

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