Switch vs PS4 Sales Comparison - April 2022 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 22 May 2022 / 2,943 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 Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4.
The PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. Therefore, the holiday periods for the two consoles do not lineup, which is why there are big increases and decreases.
Switch Vs. PS4 Global:
Gap change in latest month: 1,366,260 - PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: 4,620,897 - Switch
Total Lead: 15,680,404 - Switch
Switch Total Sales: 107,367,298
PS4 Total Sales: 91,686,894
April 2022 is the 62nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PS4 by 1.37 million units when compared to the Switch during the same timeframe.
In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the PS4 by 4.62 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the PS4 by 15.68 million units.
The 62nd month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is April 2022, while for the PlayStation 4 it is December 2018. The Switch has sold 107.37 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 91.69 million units during the same timeframe.
The PlayStation 4 did not reach current Switch sales until month 77 where it sold 108.07 million units.
The PlayStation 4 has sold 116.83 million units through April 2022. The Nintendo Switch is currently 9.46 million units behind the lifetime sales of the PlayStation 4.
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. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.