PS5 and Xbox Series X|S vs PS4 and Xbox One Sales Comparison - August 2023 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 03 October 2023 / 9,948 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 Worldwide:
Gap change in latest month: 554,184 - PS5 & XSX|S
Gap change over last 12 months: 146,172 - PS4 & XOne
Total Lead: 649,178 - PS4 & XOne
Total Combined PS5 and Xbox Series X|S Sales: 65,460,132
Total Combined PS4 and Xbox One Sales: 66,109,310
In August 2023, the gap grew in favor of the combined sales of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the last month by 554,184 units.
In the last 12 months, the PS4 and Xbox One has sold 146,172 units more than the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S are currently behind by 649,178 units.
The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in their first 34 months sold a combined 65.46 million units, while the PS4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 66.11 million units. Month 34 is August 2023 for the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, while for the PS4 and Xbox One it is August 2016.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 175.07 million units after 116 months. The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S are 109.61 million units behind lifetime sales of the PS4 and Xbox One.
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.