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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Japan Sales Comparison Charts Through April

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Japan Sales Comparison Charts Through April - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 May 2023 / 5,634 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 Japan Sales Comparison Charts Through April

 PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Japan Sales Comparison Charts Through April

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Japan Sales Comparison Charts Through April

2020 – (January 2020 to April 2020)

2021 – (January 2021 to April 2021)

2022 – (January 2022 to April 2022)

2023 – (January 2023 to April 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 Japan Sales Comparison Charts Through April

Microsoft

  • Xbox Series X|S
    • 0.04 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 25,379 units (-39.9%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch
    • 1.14 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 372,402 units (-24.7%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 5
    • 1.00 million units sold year-to-date
    • Up year-on-year 679,944 units (209.4%)
  • PlayStation 4
    • 0.02 million units sold year-to-date
    • Up year-on-year 23,665 (9,390.9%)

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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5 Comments
Amnesia (on 13 May 2023)

That little recover of the PS4 in Japan that was unexpected.

  • +2
NSS7 (on 15 May 2023)

It seems PS5 2023 will outsell 2021+2022 combined.

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only777 (on 14 May 2023)

I never thought we'd see these sort of Sony numbers in Japan again. But here we are!

  • 0
siebensus4 (on 12 May 2023)

It seems that Microsoft gave up all efforts in Japan...

  • 0
jvmkdg (on 12 May 2023)

the ps5 in 4 months sold the same amount as the whole 2021, and 2022 is almost over

  • 0