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PS5 and Xbox Series X|S vs PS4 and Xbox One Sales Comparison – December 2022

PS5 and Xbox Series X|S vs PS4 and Xbox One Sales Comparison – December 2022 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 February 2023 / 4,195 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 5 and Xbox Series X|S with the combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S launched in November 2020, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched in November 2013. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.

PS5 and Xbox Series X|S vs PS4 and Xbox One Sales Comparison – December 2022

PS5 and Xbox Series X|S vs PS4 and Xbox One Sales Comparison – December 2022

PS5 and Xbox Series X|S vs PS4 and Xbox One Sales Comparison – December 2022

Gap change in latest month: 1,904,628 - PS4 & XOne

Gap change over last 12 months: 3,121,207 - PS4 & XOne

Total Lead: 4,324,237 - PS4 & XOne

Total Combined PS5 and Xbox Series X|S Sales: 50,827,273

Total Combined PS4 and Xbox One Sales: 55,151,510

In December 2022, the gap grew in favor of the combined sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S in the last month by 1.90 million units.

In the last 12 months, the PS4 and Xbox One has sold 3.12 million units more than the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S are currently behind by 4.32 million units.

The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in their first 26 months sold a combined 50.83 million units, while the PS4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 55.15 million units. Month 26 is December 2022 for the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, while for the PS4 and Xbox One it is December 2015.

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 168.34 million units after 110 months.


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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