PS4 and Xbox One vs PS3 and Xbox 360 Sales Comparison - February 2022 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 25 March 2022 / 3,478 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 combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with the combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
The 100th month for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is February 2022, while for the Xbox 360 it is February 2014 and for the PlayStation 3 it is February 2015. This does mean the holiday periods for all four consoles are lined up.
Gap change in latest month: 340,755 - PS3 & X360
Gap change over last 12 months: 6,270,459 - PS3 & X360
Total Lead: 265,295 - PS3 & X360
Total Combined PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 167,454,097
Total Combined PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales: 167,188,802
In February 2022, the gap grew in favor of the combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the last month by 340,755 units. In the last 12 months, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have caught up by 6.37 million units.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One after 99 months in the lead have now fallen behind the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are behind by 265,295 units.
The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in their first 100 months sold a combined 167.45 million units, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 167.19 million units.
The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 sold a combined 173.22 million units lifetime. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are currently 6.03 million units away from surpassing the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. With the Xbox One discontinued and PlayStation 4 sales having fallen off there is no chance for them to retake the lead.
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In month 1:
PS4 and Xbox One: hehehehe
PS3 and Xbox 360: Let's see who will be laughing one hundred months from now!
It's over now for PS4+XB1. I'm expecting 1 million more units for PS4+XB1 and even that seems like a strech.