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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Americas Sales Comparison Charts Through February

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Americas Sales Comparison Charts Through February - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 April 2023 / 4,276 Views

Here we see data representing the sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch) and two legacy platforms (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) over comparable periods for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.

Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Americas Sales Comparison Charts Through February

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Americas Sales Comparison Charts Through February

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Americas Sales Comparison Charts Through February

2020 – (January 2020 to February 2020)

2021 – (January 2021 to February 2021)

2022 – (January 2022 to February 2022)

2023 – (January 2023 to February 2023)

"Year to date" sales for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2023 versus 2022 and 2023 versus 2021 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Americas Sales Comparison Charts Through February

Microsoft

  • Xbox Series X|S
    • 0.63 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 85,444 units (-12.0%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch
    • 0.71 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 137,746 units (-16.2%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 5
    • 1.15 million units sold year-to-date
    • Up year-on-year 571,716 units (99.6%)
  • PlayStation 4
    • 0.01 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 37,538 (-85.7%)

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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. 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.


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2 Comments
BINARYGOD (on 31 March 2023)

Well, not really that much of a surprise if you think about it - GP can buttress you only for so long - for perhaps a year - but you really need to start getting big AAA's out. Will be interesting to see if the second half of the year makes up for it, AND if they can actually get enough consoles out for the last quarter in a big enough way (they should, and given SF, they need to 1000%).

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AJNShelton (on 30 March 2023)

Xbox already down, especially in the US it is a big sign

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