PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S Sales Comparison in the US - April 2023 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 05 June 2023 / 3,776 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 US sales of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S both launched in November 2020. The Xbox Series X|S launched in the US on November 10, 2020, and the PlayStation 5 on November 12, 2020.
PS5 Vs. XSX|S US:
Gap change in latest month: 119,044 - PS5
Gap change over last 12 months: 2,549,402 - PS5
Total Lead: 3,305,770 - PS5
PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 13,960,576
Xbox Series X|S Total Sales: 10,654,806
April 2023 is the 30th month the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 5 when compared to the aligned launch of the Xbox Series X|S by 119,044 units.
In the last 12 months, the PlayStation 5 has outsold Xbox Series X|S by 2.55 million units. The PlayStation 5 is currently ahead by 3.31 million units.
The PlayStation 5 has sold 13.96 million units in the US in 30 months, while the Xbox Series X|S sold 10.65 million units. The PlayStation 5 has a 56.7 percent marketshare (+4.0% year-over-year), compared to 43.3 percent for the Xbox Series X|S (-4.0% year-over-year).
The PlayStation 5 is currently 0.28 million units ahead the PlayStation 4 in the US when you align launches, while the Xbox Series X|S is behind the Xbox One by 1.40 million.
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.